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As an Albuquerque based community organizing project by and for women of color, Young Women United is proud of the leadership we have carried over the last decade to defeat attacks on reproductive healthcare. Our work in the Respect ABQ Women campaign has centered on the lived experiences of Latino/as and other communities of color as part of a long term vision of reproductive justice for all people.
Renowned workers’ rights activist, Latina leader, and native New Mexican, Dolores Huerta has taken to the airwaves to oppose the City of Albuquerque’s Nov. 19 ballot measure that, if passed, would criminalize abortion after 20 weeks in the city, and effectively, throughout New Mexico. Young Women United, a local Albuquerque leader in the Respect ABQ Women Campaign developed the ad with the support of Dolores Huerta to ensure Latina/o voters are engaged in the conversation and vote against the ballot measure on Nov. 19. Young Women United has welcomed the solidarity of national partners NARAL Pro-Choice America, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, and Advocates for Youth to maintain decisions about abortion in the hands of New Mexican women and families.