#BlackHERstory: Deon Haywood and Women With A Vision

Via Women With A Vision.
By Taylor Kuether
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In support of  #BlackHERstory Month, we’ll be posting about one current black feminist leader or organization each weekday in February. Tune in daily to learn more about black women’s history, feminism, and the reproductive justice movement! 


Women With a Vision, Inc. is a New Orleans-based non-profit organization addressing issues of social justice for women of color. Focus areas include Sex Worker Rights, Drug Policy Reform, HIV Positive Women’s Advocacy, and Reproductive Justice outreach.

Via Women With A Vision.
Via Women With A Vision.

Since Hurricane Katrina, Executive Director Deon Haywood has developed the organization to address the intersections of socioeconomic injustices and health disparities. Ms. Haywood has since received numerous accolades for her commitment to minority rights and HIV/AIDS activism.

By Taylor Kuether

Taylor is a journalist, feminist, cat enthusiast, and proud Wisconsin native. She works for Feminist Majority Foundation as the Campus Communications Associate. Her two favorite things besides her cat, Emma, are coffee and art museums.

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