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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See NIRH’s strategies to ensure that abortion care remains secure and accessible during the COVID-19 crisis.

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In 2020, NIRH is working with partners in 25 states, including 19 cities and counties, to advance proactive reproductive health, rights, and justice policies.

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NIRH’s end of year report tracked an impressive amount of proactive legislation in the states, with nearly 1,000 proactive bills introduced throughout 2019!

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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 more than 180 organizations in 71 localities and 43 states.

NIRH’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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