Loretta Ross, reproductive justice activist

Loretta Ross,  reproductive justice activist and co-director for women of color for the April 2004 March for Women’s Lives in Washington, D.C.  In this video clip she talks about why she will be marching.

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This video is part of footage used for the documentary “Listen Up! New Voices for Reproductive Justice,” by N’Dieye Gray Danavall. It was donated to the SSC as part of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective Records.  The Loretta Ross Papers are also in the SSC.


Basic Skills of Organizing for Social Justice: Workshops with Loretta Ross

As Activist-in-Residence, Loretta Ross offered a series of workshops to the Smith community in February 2013:

  • Appropriate Whiteness: Being an Individual Ally to Women of Color
  • Violences Against Women
  • Understanding and Applying Human Rights Principles in Social Justice Work


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