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01.9.2018  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
Rebecca Wang, RJ - HIV Fellow, Positive Women's Network - USA

I am incredibly proud of the many Asian-Americans that engage, or have engaged, in the important and necessary work of anti-racist activism – specifically combatting anti-blackness within our communities, including work we do within our own families and with ourselves. That said, it can, and often does, lead to a lot of isolation and alienation from people we love.... Read more
11.21.2017  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
Fajer Saeed Ebrahim, RJ State Fellow, Legal Voice & Surge

So far, Title IX conversations have focused on the very real harms inflicted on cisgender women by cisgender men on college and university campuses. As much as we need to talk about sexual violence and cisgender women, however, we need to talk about sexual violence and all women.... Read more
Learning to Value my needs
11.14.2017  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
Kimya Forouzan, chapter leader at Temple University Beasley School of Law

I entered the Working Group Retreat with a weight on my shoulders. Initially, this weight seemed to me to be solely from the fact that I had pending assignments for school; I classified it as routine stress. However, I am and always have been, someone who works through trauma and negative feelings by overworking. And I am not alone.... Read more
2017 Course Survey
11.7.2017  /   If/When/How Staff
If/When/How is excited to publish the 2017 Reproductive Rights Law & Justice Course Survey. The survey captures the results of sustained efforts by If/When/How staff, students, and alumni, as well as academic allies, to grow curricular offerings and expose law students to important reproductive rights and justice issues.... Read more
10.31.2017  /   If/When/How Staff
If/When/How Staff

Halloween is a time for all things spooky. But there are things far scarier than goblin, ghost, and ghouls: reproductive injustice! This Halloween, If/When/How is sharing 7 scary facts about reproductive health, rights, and justice that keep us up at night.... Read more
10.25.2017  /   If/When/How Staff
Attending the March for Black Women was by far one of the scariest and most rewarding things I’ve ever done. An experience only made possible because I refused to let my fear keep me from participating in a such a historic and significant moment. ... Read more
we all have work to do
10.17.2017  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
Erin Phillips, chapter leader at University of New Mexico School of Law

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Forsaking Perfectionism (1)
10.10.2017  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
Devin Troy, chapter leader at University of Pennsylvania Law School

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10.3.2017  /   If/When/How Guest Voice
Violet Rush, chapter leader at University of Tulsa College of Law

An increasingly popular article from the New York Times, that highlights the silence around drug addiction in the legal community, is making the rounds among lawyers and law students. The Lawyer, the Addict tells the story of a patent law attorney who suffered from drug addiction and died as a result. In response, the writer asks that law firms become more compassionate and aware of the signs of drug addiction. I am saddened drug addiction has taken the life of another human being, and robbed family and friends of a loved one. But I am also disconcerted by the article’s narrative.... Read more
09.26.2017  /   If/When/How Staff
If/When/How Staff

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and wellness.... Read more