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?
  • Volunteerย (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

      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!


    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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    **RSVP IS NOW CLOSED! All spots are filled**
    ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธJoin Us for a Free All Ages and Accessible Gentle Movement Yoga Session!๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพ

    Led by Bao Xiong, this relaxing event offers a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages to engage in gentle movement and mindfulness. ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿป๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿฟโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ

    ๐Ÿ—“ **Date:** Monday, July 15, 2024
    ๐Ÿ•’ **Time:** 11:30am - 12:30pm
    ๐Ÿ“ **Location:** Ziayas - 801 E Main St, Visalia, CA

    Bring your own yoga mat if possible, please!

    Refreshments will be available, and attendees will receive a wellness bundle, including a crystal, bracelet, sage, and incense. ๐ŸŒฟโœจ

    Spots are limited, so make sure to reserve your place!

    #YogaSession #GentleMovement #Mindfulness #FreeYoga #AllAges #Wellness #Ziayas

    ๐ŸŒŸ Exciting News! ๐ŸŒŸ Our RJ Collective: Pharmacy Access Info and Training Day is this Thursday! Join us to learn about building collective power through advocacy, secret shopping, and peer-led initiatives. Enjoy iced coffee and tea, customize your own tote bag, and connect with community๐Ÿซถ๐Ÿฝ

    Learn how to get involved in our secret shopping campaign, with a chance to earn a $60 gift card and a participation certificate. Plus, there will be raffle prizes! ๐ŸŽ‰
    BIPOC, LGBTIA+, and youth and young adults strongly encouraged to participate ๐ŸŒˆ
    RSVP through the link in our bioโ€”spots are limited! ๐Ÿ—“๏ธโœจ #PharmacyAccessDay #RJCollective #Advocacy #CommunityBuilding #RSVPNow

    Join us for Tea & Terrariums this Thursday from 1pm-3pm at the Heal Project HQ! ๐ŸŒฟโ˜•๏ธ Weโ€™re teaming up with the HEAL Project for a fun-filled day of tea blending, terrarium making, and introducing our RJ Collective: Pharmacy Access Campaign. Plus, enjoy free food, take-home goodies, food boxes, and hygiene packs!

    RSVP Here: bit.ly/act-heal24
    Link in Bio!

    Event Details:
    Date: Thursday, June 13th, 2024
    Time: 1pm - 3pm
    Address: 600 W. Acequia Ave. Visalia, CA 93291

    #TeaAndTerrariums #HEALProject #RJCollective #HealingAndWellness

    Join us this Thursday! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฉบโœจ

    First 30 people to register and attend will receive a gift card as a token of appreciation!๐Ÿ’œ

    Please register below: ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ

    ๐ŸŒŸ Calling all past participants of our Pharmacy Access campaign! ๐ŸŒŸ Take a moment to complete our quick survey and share your valuable feedback! ๐Ÿ’ฌ Your input matters and as a token of appreciation, you`ll receive a $10 e-gift card. ๐Ÿ’ณ Scan the QR Code or go to bit.ly/pharmaccesssurvey24 to access the survey. Don`t forget to spread the word to other ACT Alumni! ๐Ÿ“ฃ Exciting updates are coming your way! ๐Ÿš€ #ACTAlumni #PharmacyAccess #559 #StayTuned ๐ŸŒˆ ...

    As we come to a close for Women`s History Month, ACT would like to show appreciation to all the Black, Indigenous, Queer, Trans Women and Women of Color who have paved the way towards our collective liberationโœจ We celebrate this history today, tomorrow, and always! #WHM ...