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Justice, Knowledge, and Power: Meet the People of Raíz

In their own words, four organizers discuss why they push for public policies that truly represent the Latinx community — and work to protect access to health care.

A Day in the Life of a Raíz Organizer

Julia Desangles helps lead Planned Parenthood's Raíz program, which works to empower local Latinx communities.

Oct. 12, 2018

Sexual assault hits Latina survivors hard without culturally relevant support

"I began to piece together my own definitions of what was right and what was wrong, and so I came to assume that this was the way it was — men push for sex until women give in."
June 5, 2015

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Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.

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Get Angry and Get Loud: Improving Access to Health Care for the Latino Community

Last week, I had the honor of being awarded a 2015 Latino Trendsetter Award by LatinTRENDS magazine for the work we do at Planned Parenthood to improve the health care of the Latino community.
Feb. 20, 2015