Our Mission

ACT is a reproductive justice organization building power through leadership development, community organizing, advocacy, and policy change in our communities.

Build Power. Organize. ACT.

  • Womxn
  • Young People
  • Communities affected by systemic oppression
  • Elected officials and decision makers
  • Guiding Principles

    Reproductive Justice
    Gender Justice
    Racial Justice
    Accountability and Courage
    Movement Building
    Restorative Healing
    Liberation and Equity

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  • Organizational Strategy

    Center young people and hold physical space for their growth and healing

    Create opportunities to develop leadership

    Build power of our base through community engagement, political education, civic participation, and connection to broader movements

    Build strategic alliances with organizations and movements to advance reproductive justice

    Increase access to reproductive health services and resources

    Educate and inform policies, policy makers, and leaders

  • Anticipated Changes

    Historically oppressed communities have the equity, access and power to thrive.

    Communities inform and drive policies to dismantle systemic oppression

    Young people and womxn belong to a unified movement addressing reproductive justice locally, statewide, and nationally

    Decentralized personal, social, institutional and political power

    Freedom and capacity to radically imagine and realize our full selves

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Get Involved

Want to get involved?
  • Volunteer (sign up here)
    • Event Committees
    • Canvassing or phone banking
    • Office support
    • Outreach
  • Internships & Fellowships
  • Join our Board of Directors
  • Participate in a Program:
    • RJ Collective
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      Integrated Voter Engagement Campaigns

    • Pop-Up Events

      EZE Boxes Assembly and Distribution

  • Attend an event
Contact us if you want to get involved

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    ACT for Women and Girls is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2005. Honor ACT by assuring sustainability and support ACT ‘s growth to adequately meet the needs of the community. Become a monthly supporter today!

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    Be Our Friend! for $5/mo, or $ 60/yr you tell us you like us and don't mind affiliating with us. This is our entry donation level for identifying with ACT.

    Share Our Goals! for $10/mo or $120/yr you tell us you believe in our mission and want us to keep on keepin' on. This is a basic sustaining membership!

    Nurture our Activists! for $30/mo or $360/yr you are footing the bill for the youth to do the advocacy work.

    Superheroine or Superhero for Social Change! for $50/mo or $600/yr you are ACT's SUPERHERO. Because of you, we are able to reach more individuals.

    Movement Leader! for $100/mo or $1,200/yr you are building the Central Valley voice and helping us grow our movement to reach the Nation!

    Donate to ACT's Mutual Aid Fund

    ACT’s Mutual Aid Fund will go directly to those most impacted by COVID-19 in Tulare Co, including ACT’s youth participants, alumni network, undocumented families, young parents, LGBTQ youth, and folks who have lost income.

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    Help us wish our Program Coordinator, Jocelyn a happy birthday!!!🥳🎉✨ Thank you for all of your hard work and passion. Thank you for being you!💙✨🎈🎂🎉 ...

    **Application now closed**📣 Fall EZE Box Request are here! 🍁 *Shipped boxes will be limited*

    In need of Reproductive Health & Sexual Health items?

    Apply now to request a confidential box of repro and sexual health items! 📦

    For more information, check out our form: bit.ly/fall23eze 👉🏼 Link is in our Bio!

    📣 Stay Tuned for announcements about our EZE pop-up events! 🤩
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    🙏🏻 Thank you to our Sexual Health Peer Educators and guest speakers who led and supported our very successful RJ Collective: Sex Ed Workshop Series and Repro Health Empowerment Retreat!

    Thank you for all of your hard work in creating an inclusive community space in person and online! We couldn’t have done it without y’all! 😊🏳️‍🌈
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    18+ JOIN US TOMORROW! 👉🏼 RSVP for My Pleasure, a 2 Part workshop series featuring Xsuela Douglas! Attend for a chance to win a $69 gift card to @unboundbabes

    A little more about our guest facilitator:
    ✨ Xsuela Douglas (she/her/they/them) is a Black and Italian aspiring sex therapist, who moved from Italy in 2018 to pursue a B.A in Journalism and Psychology at The University of Alabama. Xsuela is an activist, writer, and student. She is passionate about decolonizing sex education and reclaiming pleasure for marginalized communities, while creating safe, trauma-informed spaces to openly talk about pleasure and kinks ✨

    Please RSVP for details and meeting links: bit.ly/actrjseries23 or link is in bio!
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