On July 17th, over 10,000 people marched and rallied for abortion access in a historic event organized by UnRestrict Minnesota and partners from across the state.
“Today is just the beginning,” said UnRestrict Minnesota Campaign Director Abena Abraham. “We are going to be back on these steps to hold our leaders accountable and make sure the Minnesota Beyond Roe agenda is passed and abortion care is accessible to everyone who needs it, whether or not they live in our state.”
Gender Justice is a nonprofit legal and policy advocacy organization advancing gender equity through the law. Gender Justice works to dismantle gender-based oppression and ensure people of all genders feel safe, valued, and free by representing clients in strategic and impact litigation, advocating for policies that expand gender equity, and educating the public about their rights.
Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Action Fund
Founded in 1992, the Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Action Fund is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization. As the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota, we mobilize supporters of all parties to defend and increase access to family planning services, safe and legal abortion, and fact-based, medically accurate sexuality education.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, member-supported affiliate of the ACLU, promoting, protecting and extending the civil liberties and civil rights of all Minnesotans through litigation, lobbying and community engagement.
ERA MN works to place an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) question on the Minnesota Ballot and pass it statewide. and to enact the ERA as the 28th Amendment to the US Constitution.
Jewish Community Action
Jewish Community Action‘s mission is to bring together Jewish people from diverse traditions and perspectives to promote understanding and action about social and economic justice issues in Minnesota. Founded in 1995, with a unique model that combines traditional congregational-based community organizing with issue-based campaign work, we engage our community and bring a distinctly Jewish voice to the fight for justice. We believe in working collectively and acting as allies, directly addressing the root causes of poverty, racism, and injustice. Our work is driven by our Jewish values; as we honor our history and ancestors, we commit to our shared future and our own power to make real social change.
The Liberate Abortion Campaign is an effort comprised of more than 150 reproductive justice and rights organizations, groups, and abortion providers working in coalition to fight for abortion that is available, affordable, accessible, and stigma-free for anyone who needs it.
Local Progress Minnesota
Local Progress is a movement of local elected officials advancing a racial and economic justice agenda through all levels of local government. We are elected leaders who build power with underrepresented communities, share bold ideas and policy among our network, and fight to reshape what is possible in our localities all across the country.
Minnesota NOW’s purpose is to take action through intersectional grassroots activism to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life.
Minnesota Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) is the leading progressive organization building power with Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and girls across the country to gain full agency over our lives, families, and communities. Since 2005, the St. Cloud Chapter has served as a safe space for community building and political education for AAPI women and girls in Central Minnesota. In 2022, we rebranded to NAPAWF Minnesota to expand our work into the rest of the state.
National Council of Jewish Women Minnesota
National Council of Jewish Women Minnesota (NCJW) is a service, advocacy, and leadership development nonprofit led by Jewish women and allies in Minnesota. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.
Our Justice was founded in 1967 by a small group of doctors, clergy, and community members to assist Minnesota women in accessing abortion care. Our Justice supports people’s reproductive and sexual human rights through their Abortion Access Fund, Abortion Assistance Lodging Program, and community advocacy grounded in reproductive justice.
OutFront Minnesota’s mission is to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination. They envision a state where LGBTQ individuals have equal opportunities, protection and rights.
Pro-Choice Minnesota aims to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion.
Proteus Fund spent decades working as frontline organizers, social justice advocates, and philanthropic professionals. As a result, Proteus Fund combines deep knowledge of complex issues with philanthropy’s resources to effectively channel investments with impact.
Reproductive Health Access Network Minnesota
The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is a nonprofit organization that mobilizes, trains, and supports clinicians to make reproductive health care accessible to everyone.
TakeAction Minnesota is a statewide network of people working to realize racial, gender, and economic justice across Minnesota by connecting people and organizations to each other, turning someone’s individual desire for change into broad public action through organizing, advocacy, and campaigns.
The Lawyering Project
The Lawyering Project is a legal advocacy organization focused on improving access to reproductive healthcare in the United States through litigation that advances an intersectional framework. Their goal is a legal system that enables each of us to make decisions about intensely personal matters like sex, pregnancy, family, and healthcare based on our own beliefs and values; and ensures that we all have the resources we need to carry out those decisions.
Whole Woman’s Health Alliance
Whole Woman’s Health Alliance is a non-profit organization that works to strategically shift the stigma around abortion in our culture. WWHA is committed to fostering open and honest conversations, lifting up all communities and transforming the abortion care environment.
Women’s March Minnesota
Women’s March MN’s mission is to harness the power of women and their communities to create transformative social change, and our work is to Educate, Amplify and Activate.
Women Winning’s mission is to encourage, promote, support, and elect pro-choice women of all political parties to all levels of public office.