Kalena Murphy

RWV Roundup 2021

By Kalena Murphy | Jan 5, 2021 | Comments Off on RWV Roundup 2021

A recap of our Raising Women’s Voices work and that of our regional coordinators

RWV Roundup: January 2019

By Kalena Murphy | Aug 12, 2020 | Comments Off on RWV Roundup: January 2019

By Kalena Murphy Speaking Out to Protect Health Care We spoke out against two proposed Federal regulations that would harm women and LGBTQI people. We elevated the issues, facilitated the submission of organizational comments to the Department of Health and…

RWV Roundup: Summer 2019

By Kalena Murphy | Aug 11, 2020 | Comments Off on RWV Roundup: Summer 2019

Speaking Out to Protect Health Care We spoke out against two proposed Federal regulations that would harm women and LGBTQI people. We elevated the issues, facilitated the submission of organizational comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),…

RWV Roundup: Summer 2020

By Kalena Murphy | Aug 11, 2020 | Comments Off on RWV Roundup: Summer 2020

By Kalena Murphy Turning Out Women Voters! Women’s health is on the line this year in elections that will determine our next President, control of Congress, and the balance of power in state legislatures nationwide! RWV is making sure women…

RWV Roundup: January 2020

By Kalena Murphy | Aug 11, 2020 | Comments Off on RWV Roundup: January 2020

By Kalena Murphy Raising Women’s Voices in the South In October, RWV staff and coordinators attended the Annual Community Catalyst Convening in Atlanta, GA. How do reproductive justice (RJ) advocates keep going in Southern states where abortion is under increasing…

RWV Roundup: September 2019

By Kalena Murphy | Aug 11, 2020 | Comments Off on RWV Roundup: September 2019

By Kalena Murphy Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) has a special mission to engage women who are not often invited into health policy discussions, including women of color; low-income women; immigrant women; young women; women with disabilities; and members of the…

RWV Roundup: January 2018

By Kalena Murphy | Aug 11, 2020 | Comments Off on RWV Roundup: January 2018

By Kalena Murphy Each year, Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) regional coordinators (RCs) gather for an Annual Convening, which offers time to come together and find solidarity, energy, inspiration, and new directions for our work at the state and local levels,…

A Tale of Two Worlds: Fighting for Safe Cosmetics as Both a Women’s Health Advocate and a Makeup Artist

By Kalena Murphy | Oct 17, 2019 | Comments Off on A Tale of Two Worlds: Fighting for Safe Cosmetics as Both a Women’s Health Advocate and a Makeup Artist

Did my adolescent personal care practices affect my reproductive health? Harsh realities still exist in today’s highly unregulated beauty industry.