On the Issues
October 31, 2008
Latina Leaders Speak Out Against Prop 4
Articles & Interviews
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October 23, 2008
Mission Local Parents Voting Sí! on Proposition 4 May Decide Outcome. An article about the efforts by Prop 4 opponents and supporters to engage Latinos/as living in the Mission District of San Francisco, featuring a quote from Executive Director Destiny Lopez.
October 21, 2008
La Raza Chronicles Debate on Proposition. Executive Director Destiny Lopez debates a Yes on 4 spokesman on efforts to mobilize Latinas to defeat Prop 4.
October 9, 2008
It's Your Call The Future of the Pro-Choice Majority. Executive Director Destiny Lopez and author Jennifer Baumgardner discuss the 2008 elections, their impact on the traditional pro-choice movement and engaging women of color through a reproductive justice framework.
July 27, 2007
Chico Beat Post Court Abortion Blues. A recap of the Community Forum co-hosted by Access and Women's Health Specialists in Chico, including remarks from Executive Director Destiny Lopez.
October 11, 2006
San Francisco Bay Guardian The Other Abortion Battle. Access hotline callers, volunteers and staff are all featured in this cover article about the barriers to abortion facing women in California. A great overview of why we exist and what we do!
December 26, 2005
Oakland Tribune Institute shows women how to navigate the Capitol maze. Access/WHRC Executive Director, Parker Dockray, is one of several current Fellows featured in this article about the Women's Policy Institute!
October 27, 2005
California NOW's Her Side Web Radio Show Beyond Abortion: A New Reproductive Rights Agenda. A discussion between CA Now Executive Director Helen Grieco and Access Executive Director Parker Dockray about the meaning of reproductive freedom and the importance of abortion and reproductive rights within a broader context of issues - economic justice, comprehensive health care, living wage - that must be addressed to truly achieve reproductive justice for all women.
July 18, 2005
KPFA 94.1FM Women's Magazine. The first half of this hour long show features our own Executive Director, Parker, Women's Options Center Medical Director Eleanor Drey, and a local woman sharing her personal experience overcoming the barriers to abortion in California. The second half features other activists and providers talking about a variety of current abortion issues.
November 5, 2003
San Francisco Bay Guardian The New Choice. This article examines the need to expand the meaning of reproductive choice and to build a more inclusive movement. Includes lots of input from Parker and many of our allies.
January 22, 2003
Democracy Now! Roe vs. Wade 30 Years Later. This hour long radio show includes three segments focusing on legal threats to abortion, lack of providers, access to care and more. Parker was interviewed live in the second segment (this link goes directly to that segment).
January 15, 2003
National Radio Project Reproductive Slights: The Erosion of Abortion Access. This radio show (approx 30 minutes total) includes three segments featuring women who had abortions before Roe, activists, clinic workers, analysts and other experts. Access's Parker and Efiya appear in the beginning of the first segment.