Year: 2024

Our Voices blog

The Biden Administration has issued important new federal regulations barring anti-LGBTQ discrimination in education and health care. 

Here’s what they mean for you. If the term “federal regulations” doesn’t feel all that relevant or interesting to you, don’t worry, you’re not alone. The term does perhaps sound a little dry and boring.  But, as it turns out, federal regulations are actually very important and shape many aspects of our lives, even if we’re not aware of it.  Recently, two federal agencies – the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services – issued important new...


Join us in welcoming NCLR’s New Director of Media and Communications Malkia Hutchinson!

Malkia Hutchinson (She/Her) – Director of Media and Communications We are excited to announce that Malkia Hutchinson recently filled the position of Director of Media and Communications! She comes to NCLR after working in communications in the reproductive justice space. Get to know Malkia in this Q & A!   Where do you currently reside? Missouri City, TX (a suburb outside of Houston)  What is your educational background? I have a BA in Sociology from Cornell University and an MPA...


Join us in welcoming NCLR’s New Senior Staff Accountant, Staci Peters!

Staci Peters (she/her) – Senior Staff Accountant Staci knew it was important that her next job make an impact, and this is drew her to NCLR. Staci says she is excited to learn more about all the great work NCLR does as she begins her position. She brings a wealth of experience in accounting to NCLR, and we are excited to have her on our team! Where do you currently reside? Fox Point, Wisconsin What is your educational background? I have an BA in Accounting and a MBA from the University...


NCLR + Planned Parenthood Northern California Q&A

51 years ago, on January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade recognized the individual right to decide whether or not to have an abortion. Since this right was overturned in the Dobbs decision in June 2022, we’ve seen cruel abortion bans passed and even attempts to outlaw medication abortion. We know bans and restrictions on this important healthcare impact poor and working class people, rural residents, people of color, and queer folks the most.  From advocating for...