Movement Spotlight

What  we are focusing on as a movement at this moment. Return to the Ratifier Portal home here. 

#1: Rally for Roe Campaign

#2: All Movement Call

We are in a time of unprecedented attacks on our reproductive freedoms. With unconstitutional, anti-abortion legislation sweeping state legislatures, and a Congress unable to fight for our access to reproductive services, BIPOC, working-class, queer, and young people are being stripped of their right to healthcare and bodily-autonomy. 

 

The Supreme Court recently decided to take a case challenging the precedent set by Roe v. Wade, which protects abortion in the first two trimesters, or 24 weeks. The case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. With our 6:3 conservative majority, this case, regardless of the outcome, will have huge implications on the future of reproductive justice. We must meet this moment with the action and fight it requires. That is why we are rolling out our Rally for Roe campaign– a three phased initiative to defend and expand our reproductive freedoms. Check out a full run-down of the case & this campaign here. 

Top Campaign Priorities:

  • The week of September 20th [this week!], Generation Ratify will be making youth, gender equality activists' voices heard in Congress, as we host a virtual lobby WEEK to protect our access to abortion and reproductive services. Join us as we #Rally4Roe in the virtual halls of Congress! We will be advocating for two crucial pieces of reproductive justice legislation: The Women's Health Protection Act (S. 1975/H.R. 3755) and The EACH Act (S. 1021/H.R. 2234). Each day, there will be different geographic regions repping on the virtual capitol hill.

  • Generation Ratify has launched our Stickers 4 Abortion Funds campaign! We are raising money for abortion funds in Texas and to fuel our work in all states organizing for abortion access. If you donate $5 or more, you will receive a pack of 3 exclusive Generation Ratify stickers! For more info and to donate, check out our latest social media post.

On Thursday, September 2nd, at from 7 to 8:30 pm EST, we will be hosting an All Movement Call! As we explore the best communication rythyms and ways to provide movement-wide discussion spaces, this is a new idea we are testing out. 

This call is a space for all movement leaders, meaning all people in leadership in our organization. From prominent local organizers, to folks on local and state teams, to national team members, this is a space for us to come together to:

  • Be in community with one another

  • Discuss movement-wide updates, initiatives, and challenges we are working through

  • Celebrate and uplift each other's work

We are currently shaping up the agenda for this call, which you can access here. We want this space to be designed by and for local and state movement leaders. We encourage you to add comments, suggestions, and ideas to the agenda. 

This is an optional call. There will be a recording and notes sent out afterwards to all movement leaders.  

RSVP here & send around to fellow leaders!