JASS Blog

by Lisa VeneKlasen on October 18, 2019 on 10:42 am

Happy JASS Day! In 2014, Santa Fe, New Mexico declared October 18 at day of celebration and solidarity with women human rights defenders fighting for land, water, and territories. JASS Executive Director Lisa VeneKlasen writes about how growing up in Santa Fe influenced her politics and her feminism in this letter of appreciation to our growing Santa Fe community.

by Lindsee Gregory on July 11, 2019 on 11:31 am

In recent months, abortion bans have dominated the headlines. But these battles are not only happening in the U.S. We talked to colleagues and allies about abortion rights in Nicaragua, Mexico, the Philippines, and Zimbabwe – and what that means for people who need to access the full range of reproductive care.

by Rosa Chavez on June 20, 2019 on 3:36 pm

Rosa Chavez shares her experience at the Serene House, a space for self and collective care and wellbeing of women human rights defenders.

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by on October 18, 2018 on 1:25 pm

JASS' Adelaide Mazwarira sits down with JASS supporter and ambassador, Marg VeneKlasen, to ask her how she became bold. Her answer will inspire you!

by JASS on October 1, 2018 on 4:35 pm

Central America and Mexico – and the United States too – have become places in which too many women’s lives don’t matter. It’s time for a change.

by JASS on June 15, 2018 on 4:35 pm

By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018

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