Local Reproductive Freedom Index Roundup

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]The Local Reproductive Freedom Index is a first-of-its-kind initiative evaluating the reproductive health, rights and justice policies of 40 U.S. cities. The Local Index shows that cities already serve as a counterweight to the Trump administration’s assault on individual freedoms, bodily autonomy, and reproductive health care. Using 37 unique policy indicators, the Local Index calculates how individual cities are protecting and advancing reproductive freedom across a range of categories including access to abortion clinics, funding and coverage for reproductive health care, support for young people and families and advancement of inclusive policies for all people.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container backgroundcolor=”” backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”left top” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”0px” bordercolor=”” borderstyle=”” paddingtop=”20px” paddingbottom=”20px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_images picture_size=”fixed” lightbox=”yes” class=”” id=””][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/JL_PRESSER1030__02.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/JL_PRESSER1030__01-1024×824.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/JL_PRESSER1030__04-1024×683.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/NIRH_SF_1612-1024×683.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/NIRH_SF_3144_02-1024×682.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/NIRH_SF_1843-1024×683.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/NIRH_SF_3144_02-1024×682.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/NIRH_SF_1612-1024×683.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/034-1024×683.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/038_02-1024×684.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/065-1024×683.jpg” alt=””/][fusion_image link=”” linktarget=”_self” image=”https://dev-nirhealth.pantheonsite.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/060_02-1024×684.jpg” alt=””/][/fusion_images][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text]NIRH and the Local Index received extensive media coverage since its launch:
Can Cities Save Our Reproductive Rights from the Grabby Hands of Donald Trump?The Nation (November 1, 2017)
Califican a Nueva York Como la Mejor Ciudad Para la Libertad ReproductivaEl Diario (October 31, 2017)
Bassett on Reproductive Freedom: The Fight is ‘Never Over’Politico Pro (October 30, 2017)
The White House (Wrongly) Thinks Fertility Awareness Will Help Teenagers Avoid PregnancySELF (October 20, 2017)
Here Are The Cities Standing Up For Women’s HealthCityLab (October 20, 2017)
These Are The Best Cities For Prioritizing Reproductive Rights and HealthWell + Good (October 19, 2017)
What Are The Worst Cities For Reproductive Rights? These Cities Need Your Help ASAPBustle (October 19, 2017)
Scoring U.S. Cities On Their Reproductive Freedom’Route 50 (October 19, 2017)
The Best And Worst Cities For Reproductive Care In The USQuartz (October 18, 2017)
Best Cities For Reproductive Rights, According To A New ReportElite Daily (October 18, 2017)
How America’s Cities Are Protecting Reproductive Rights Under TrumpFast Company (October 18, 2017)
These Are The Best Cities For Your UterusRefinery 29 (October 18, 2017)
Why Jacksonville, Florida, Was Ranked The Worst City For Reproductive Freedom, Bustle (October 18, 2017)[/fusion_text][fusion_text]


NIRH was proud to share the stage with local advocates and elected officials in San FranciscoNew York City, and St. Louis, MO for the roll out of the Local Index.
In San Francisco, NIRH President Andrea Miller was joined by Mayor Ed Lee and Director of Public Health, Barbara Garcia.
First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, Public Advocate Letitia James, and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett joined Andrea for our New York City  press conference.
And in St. Louis, Andrea shared the stage with Pamela Merritt, co-founder of Reproaction, Alison Dreith, executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri, and representatives from the Board of Aldermen.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]