Blog

04.20.2021  /   webmaster
That Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, was found guilty of murder for killing George Floyd is at once a rare and historic moment of accountability in a system rooted in anti-Blackness, and a heartbreaking signal of how far we are from a world of true freedom and justice for all. As a legal organization, we hold at the heart of our analysis the tensions between what was, what is, and what could be. The system is not "broken." It has grown -- indeed, been, watered, fed, and cultivated -- into a punitive system of racist targeting, mass incarceration, and the deadly silencing of dissent. We continue to work for change. We know a different future is possible; we see the If/When/How community building toward it every day.... Read more
03.17.2021  /   webmaster
We condemn the rise in racist violence and vitriol against Asian communities — especially against Asian women and elders — and want to be clear: anti-Asian violence is a reproductive justice issue. ... Read more
09.28.2020  /   webmaster
A Barrett confirmation would make the threat of criminalization for providing or having an abortion more imminent than it has been for decades, a threat that disproportionately puts Black, Indigenous, and people of color at risk.... Read more
09.21.2020  /   webmaster
Like many women, Justice Ginsburg carried the weight of movements. We are especially holding the pain of a particular truth: No one or their loved ones should have to spend their final months and moments bearing the burden of being one of the last remaining barriers to the worst kinds of incursions on the human rights and dignity of people today, and for generations to come.... Read more
08.28.2020  /   If/When/How Staff
Tammea will play a crucial role in driving strategy and supporting our team as we live out our reproductive justice values.... Read more
03.13.2019  /   webmaster
We're still lawyers, law students, and movement organizers working to make reproductive justice a reality for all. But now we're twice as powerful. ... Read more
12.29.2018  /   webmaster
By Sabrina Andrus, J.D., If/When/How Executive Director

Eight years ago, I started my work at If/When/How as a campus organizer, and today, I'm saying goodbye to an organization that I grew to have the pleasure of leading as executive director.... Read more