Young Women United

If you would like the latest information on YWU’s organizing, check out our facebook page.

Young Women United moves its work through: policy initiatives, communications and culture shift strategies, community based organizing, and leadership development. YWU works with young women of color to advance an intersectional vision of reproductive justice around five campaign issue areas: de-stigmatizing mental health alongside LGBTQ youth of color, leading criminal justice reform with a gender lens perspective while de-criminalizing substance use and pregnancy, maintaing and growing access to reproductive health care, increasing access women of color have to a full range of birthing options centering  midwifery models of care, building educational equity and support for expectant and parenting young people. YWU also runs Circle of Strength, a leadership development program for self-identified young women of color ages 13-19.

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Young Women United

If you would like the latest information on YWU’s organizing, check out our facebook page.

Young Women United moves its work through: policy initiatives, communications and culture shift strategies, community based organizing, and leadership development. YWU works with young women of color to advance an intersectional vision of reproductive justice around five campaign issue areas: de-stigmatizing mental health alongside LGBTQ youth of color, leading criminal justice reform with a gender lens perspective while de-criminalizing substance use and pregnancy, maintaing and growing access to reproductive health care, increasing access women of color have to a full range of birthing options centering  midwifery models of care, building educational equity and support for expectant and parenting young people. YWU also runs Circle of Strength, a leadership development program for self-identified young women of color ages 13-19.

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