NIRH works across the country to advance proactive policy on the state and local levels to ensure that all people have access to reproductive health care, including abortion care.
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Submit now: 2020 Request for Proposals

NIRH’S RFP for proactive local level policies and initiatives is now live. Submit today!

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In the first six months of 2019, states passed more laws than ever before to protect and expand abortion access. Read more in our report!

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Learn about the latest proactive abortion policies in states across the country!

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Using a partnership model, we provide state and local advocates with strategic guidance, hands-on support, and funding to create national change from the ground up.
Our Reach
We’ve partnered with 175 organizations in 64 localities and 43 states in the past decade.

The National Institute’s partnerships support state- and local-based initiatives that advance the goals of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movements.

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Increasing access to reproductive health care by changing public policy, galvanizing public support, and normalizing women’s decisions about abortion and contraception.
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What We Do
  • Provide funding to support proactive policy initiatives.
  • Policy expertise to draft bills, testify at hearings,  and advise on implementing policies.
  • Activist mobilization to activate our networks to support our partners’ efforts.
  • Media support to amplify these initiatives by drafting press releases, placing op-eds, and garnering local and national coverage of these successes.
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