Focus Areas

Surge Reproductive Justice works to end reproductive oppression for all people.

Our work intentionally centers Black women, women of color, and queer and trans people of color for a movement that rises from the bottom up.

 
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Reproductive Justice Policy Table 

For too long policy decisions affecting communities of color, women of color, and queer & trans people of color have "included" our communities as an afterthought, if at all. We are shifting this paradigm through the co-creation of a community directed reproductive justice policy table, held by the very groups that have historically been left out of the process. 

Doulas for All Coalition

We facilitate the Doulas for All coalition. Doulas for All advocates for Medicaid reimbursements for doulas at the state level. 

Our Words Build Power

We know that the people closest to the problems in community are also closest to the solutions, but the traditional policy making process does not accommodate the way we communicate and work as communities often excluded from the process. 

Through Our Words Build Power, we are centering the stories and solutions of our queer & trans communities of color navigating local healthcare systems in the midst of COVID-19, through an accountable and participative community directed policy making process. 

Decarceration

In coalition, we organize toward prison abolition and the freeing of all prisoners, with a focus on pregnant incarcerated folks. 

Just Speak 

Just Speak, our reproductive justice storytelling series, was founded in 2016 in response to the results of 2016 U.S. presidential election as a space space for people of color to collectively lament. It has since evolved into space to center QTBIPOC joy, build community, and engage in political education through stories from our community. 

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