North Carolina

El Pueblo is working as part of a cohort of organizations in North Carolina on a long-term initiative to develop and advance an abortion rights vision, engage a new and broad base of supporters, and reduce shame and stigma by publicly promoting the affirmative value of abortion in women's lives.
The National Institute supported 2015 efforts by El Pueblo, Inc., to advocate for comprehensive sex education in Wake County, N.C., under the Healthy Youth Act, which requires local communities to utilize an unbiased and evidence-based sex education curriculum. Focusing on schools that have a high concentration of Latino students, El Pueblo practiced intergenerational organizing by engaging the Latino/a youth and adult members of their Intergenerational Capacity Building Institute as leaders in the campaign, building strong relationships with local officials in the community, and developing a model for collaborative advocacy across generations.