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Hispanic Heritage Month: a Time to Celebrate--and to Break Down Barriers

Haydee Morales | Posted 10.14.2015 | Latino Voices
Haydee Morales

October 15th will mark the end of National Hispanic Heritage Month, but as we reflect on Latino communities' history of resilience in the face of injustice, we must also recognize the mounting challenges that still lay ahead.

50 Years Later, We're Still Fighting for Birth Control Access

Joan Malin | Posted 06.05.2015 | Women
Joan Malin

We urge all elected leaders to stand up for reproductive rights --and be on the right side of history -- by supporting birth control access, and we're thankful for the champions who are already working hard to support reproductive rights and health care access.

From Birth Control to Culturally Competent Care, Affordable Care Act Breaks Down Health Care Barriers

Joan Malin | Posted 01.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Malin

The Beltway media and politicians continuously deride the Affordable Care Act and its legal and political challenges ahead. They also seemed to be ready to pounce if did not work perfectly upon open enrollment on November 15. But what is virtually never discussed are the many benefits that the law has brought to millions of individuals and entire communities.

It's Time to Talk Sex

Joan Malin | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York
Joan Malin

October is Let's Talk Month, an annual effort to encourage parents to talk with their children and adolescents about sexuality-related topics.

Keeping New York's Youth Safe and Healthy

Joan Malin | Posted 11.27.2012 | New York
Joan Malin

Our teens want and need accurate information about their sexual and reproductive health, which is why we must do everything we can to ensure we are properly educating young people.

Happy Holidays, New York.

Joan Malin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Malin

Thanks to one stroke of pen by George W. Bush, New Yorkers can no longer go to the Emergency Room and trust that a provider's sole motivation is to give the best care available.