• NWHN in Action – March/April 2018
    Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) In December, congressional Republicans passed a deficit-busting tax giveaway for corporations and the ultra-wealthy that was funded, in part, by making health insurance unaffordable for millions of families. By repealing the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate to buy health insurance, the bill will trigger spikes in 2019 premiums; 13 million people ...
  • NWHN in Action – September/October 2017
    Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) In May, we updated you about our bi-directional role in the national coalition that emerged late last year to protect Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As part of that role, we share national strategy, talking points, and materials with our 30 regional coordinators in 28 states, and help them participate ...
  • NWHN in Action – May/June 2017
    Thanks to our members’ generous support, the NWHN is able to work on all fronts — advocating, collaborating, and educating in order to advance women’s health. Here are some highlights of our work in the last few months.    
  • NWHN in Action – January/February 2017
    Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) for the Health Care We Need Before the election, Executive Director Cindy Pearson presented RWV’s Medicaid waivers research brief (www.tinyurl.com/RWVresearch) and community organizing Toolkit (www.tinyurl.com/RWVtoolkit) at the American Public Health Association (APHA) conference in Denver. Now, in the face of a hostile Congress and incoming administration, the need to bolster public support ...
  • NWHN in Action – September/October 2016
    To better reflect the work we do here at the NWHN, the Program Department recently changed its name to the Policy Advocacy Department, but the mission and the team remain the same. Director Sarah Christopherson, Coordinator Christina Cherel, and RWV Regional Field Manager Cecilia Sáenz Becerra have been hard at work on our three principal ...
  • NWHN in Action – May/June 2016
    Also in the May/June issue you will read about some of our Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) Regional Coordinators, and our most exciting RWV news: the launch of Cover our Families: A Community Organizing & Advocacy Toolkit! But that’s not the only area where we’ve been hard at work. In the spring, RWV released a research ...
  • NWHN in Action – January/February 2016
    Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) for the Health Care We Need Cecilia Sáenz Becerra, the RWV Regional Field Manager, works with RWV’s network of 31 regional coordinators to build states’ support for Medicaid Expansion, advocate for policies that support access to comprehensive reproductive health services, and ensure that women know how to enroll and use their coverage. ...
  • NWHN in Action – September/October 2015
    Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) for the Health Care We Need We celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell, which upheld the constitutionality of subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)…and now we’re working to make sure that all women can get the coverage and services they need. Our field organizer Cecilia Sáenz Becerra, is ...
  • NWHN in Action – May/June 2015
    Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need On March 4th, Network staff braved the cold and rain to rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court and voice their support for health insurance subsidies. That was the day the Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a critically important threat to the Affordable ...
  • NWHN in Action – September/October 2014
    By Goldie Heidi Gider, Director of Advancement What’s at stake? This is the question we often hear about health care coverage, drug safety, and safe abortion care. The answer: women’s lives! Thanks to our members’ generous support, the Network works on all fronts — advocating, collaborating, and educating to advance women’s health. Here are some highlights ...
  • NWHN in Action – May/June 2014
    What’s at stake? This is the question we often hear about health care coverage, drug safety, and safe abortion care. The answer: women’s lives! Thanks to our members’ generous support, the National Women’s Health Network is able to work on all fronts — advocating, collaborating, and educating to advance women’s health. Here are some highlights ...
  • NWHN in Action – January/February 2014
    Thanks to our members’ generous support, the NWHN is able to work on all fronts — advocating, collaborating, and educating in order to advance women’s health. Here are some highlights of our work in the last few months: Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need What can more than 30 women from all across the ...
  • NWHN in Action – September/October 2013
    What’s at stake? This is the question we often hear about health care coverage, drug safety, and (especially lately) safe abortion care. The answer: our lives! Thanks to our members’ generous support, the NWHN is able to work on all fronts — advocating, collaborating, and educating in order to advance women’s health. Here are some ...
  • NWHN in Action – May/June 2013
    Network Program Update We love sharing news about issues of concern to our community through the Women’s Health Activist. Now, we’re introducing a new column to share updates about some of the issues and activities staff are working on. We plan to bring you this update regularly throughout the year, to highlight ways the Network is ...