Advocates calls on mayors in every city to de-escalate and refrain from using police violence to put down those calling for an end to police violence.
Advocates for Youth joins protestors and young people in calling for an end to police and state-sponsored violence. The systems that put Black lives at risk must be dismantled. Young people have the right to lead healthy lives, and that includes living free of the fear of being killed by their own government.
USAID Acting Administrator Gets It Wrong on COVID-19 Response: Sexual and reproductive health is essential.
Access to essential sexual and reproductive health services, including contraception, pre- and post-natal care, emergency obstetric care, abortion, and diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and reproductive cancers, are essential services in the context of a global health emergency that is the COVID-19 pandemic.
On May 20, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act. This is the first time that this legislation has been introduced in the Senate.
Advocates for Youth, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP filed a lawsuit today to block provisions of the U.S. Department of Education’s new Title IX rule, which will slash schools’ obligations to respond to reports of sexual harassment and assault.