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Project News | September 29, 2022

El/La Para Translatinas

El/La Para Translatinas
Nicole Santamaria, Executive Director of El/La Para Translatinas, was recently quoted in an article titled ‘Reproductive Rights Are Gender Rights’. In response to abortion bans, Nicole said, “The hatred is the same. Against women, against the gender-diverse community. Transphobia has a high component of misogyny, a high component of anti-bodily autonomy.”

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Latino Outdoors

Latino OutdoorsLatino Outdoors volunteer and Ph.D. candidate, Sebastian Moreno was interviewed about his experience by He’s the program coordinator for Latino Outdoors in western Massachusetts and is also a licensed falconer. He explains, “Latino Outdoors is a space where I get to enjoy my interest in nature with people who may look like me and share a similar background as me.”

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Just Solutions Collective

Just Solutions CollectiveThe New York Times recently celebrated the dedicated work of Dr. Robert Bullard, the “father of environmental justice,” and quoted Just Solutions Collective’s Senior Strategist Sylvia Chi to share analysis of program budgets and models being done to support the environmental justice movement.

Read the article here.

East Bay Getting to Zero

East Bay Getting to ZeroThe East Bay Getting to Zero initiative focuses on achieving equity in three priorities that everyone in the East Bay community can help with: universal HIV screening, HIV PrEP and prevention for everyone who is HIV negative, and friendly, rapid linkage to care and treatment for everyone who is living with HIV.

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