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06.9.2021  /   webmaster
“The Repro Legal Defense Fund is here to get people out of jail,” said Rafa Kidvai, J.D., If/When/How Legal Defense Fund Director. “By ensuring people can pay for a strong legal defense, we are closer to getting charges dropped and cases won. Whether someone self-manages an abortion because they were unable to access clinical care, or because it was the care that felt right for them, no one should be punished for ending their own pregnancy, or helping someone else do so.”... Read more
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