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

    Read More About Us
  • 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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ACT Close Notice

ACT Office is closed through March 31

ACT is Closed *to the public* to support the health & wellness of our youth & families. We will be re-structuring our programs to an online model & are committed to the young people we work with on a weekly basis to build power for the Central Valley! We’re still here for you!
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Alumni Outreach Coordinator

Apr-Nov. 20 hours a week. Click to apply.
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LGBTQ + Gender Expansive Action Team

12 week action group starting March 5th
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ACT Advanced Academy

ACT for Women and Girls Advanced Academy is a new 9 month program. Anyone who has completed at least 1 year long program can participate. Participants are expected to attend at least 85% of all meetings complete assignments and keep track of their goal(s).
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Feminist Leadership Academy

FLA is an in-depth 7 month reproductive justice academy that meets on Wednesdays 6pm-8pm.

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:
    • Feminist Leadership Academy
    • SHAPE
    • Teen Success, Inc.
    • ACTion Teams
  • Attend an event
Contact us if you want to get involved

Donate Now

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!

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