Friday, January 22nd is the 43rd Anniversary of Roe v Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion across the United States. Each year we gather at the steps of the Supreme Court to honor and celebrate our right to access safe and healthy abortion care. We stand in the cold to show that […]
Mari Vangen is a National Campus Organizer with the Feminist Majority Foundation. A proud Minnesotan, Mari loves her bike, watches Broad City religiously and is passionate about all things related to whales. [email protected]
Recap: #Solidarity against Clinic Violence
This weekend thousands gathered across the country to stand in solidarity against violence in our communities, and I stood with them. Saturday I attended the Day of Solidarity hosted by Planned Parenthood in Washington, DC. After the tragic shooting in Colorado Springs it was healing to be in a space with so many individuals fighting […]
Trip Recap: #FMFdoesMidwest
Earlier this month, Chelsea Yarborough and I took a 10 day trip across Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa to meet with campus groups and discuss feminist activism, challenges they face, as well as our upcoming conference and resources that we offer. The cherry on top of an amazing trip was getting the opportunity to attend […]
Our Favorite Quotes from Sara Ahmed at NWSA
The campus team is attending the NWSA Conference as a part of our #FMFdoesMidwest campus trip through Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa meeting with students and faculty. We had the honor of hearing Sara Ahmed discuss fragility, precarity and working in and for the feminist movement. These are some of our favorite quotes from last […]
Stand Up to Domestic Violence on Your Campus!
It’s domestic violence awareness month! Time to stand up to inter-partner violence and abuse on your campus. Last week we talked about ways to take action as an individual – today we’ve put together 5 ways for you to get involved with your feminist campus group. Participate in Purple Thursday on October 22nd! Every year advocates, […]
6 Ways to Participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
Domestic Violence Awareness Month starts October 1st! Domestic violence, or dating abuse, occurs in every community, on every college campus across the United States and it can only be addressed when everyone is involved. October is your month to take action on your campus to stand up to domestic violence – need some inspiration? Your feminist […]