California Latinas for Reproductive Justice(CLRJ) is a statewide organization committed to honoring the experiences of Latinas’/es’ to uphold our dignity, our bodies, sexuality, and families. We build Latinas’/es’ power and cultivate leadership through community education, policy advocacy, and community-informed research to achieve reproductive justice.
What We Do
At CLRJ we recognize that Latinas’/es’ reproductive health and rights cannot be viewed in isolation. So we do our work using the reproductive justice framework that emphasizes the intersection with other social, economic and community-based issues that promote the social justice and human rights of Latina/x women and girls and the Latinx community as a whole.
In other words, we recognize that Latinas’/es’ access to culturally and linguistically appropriate health care, a living wage job, quality education, freedom from discrimination and violence, among many other issues that affect Latinas’/es’ daily lives, have a profound effect on Latines’ reproductive and sexual health, as well as our right to self-determination in all aspects of our lives.
We advance our mission through four core strategies: