Below you'll find our bi-annual newsletters for the past few years, flyers about the Hyde Amendment, selected publications from abortion funds and board members, and our 2005 policy report.
Posted on April 13th, 2013
Contents: Lead with values when talking about support for abortion coverage; Defending abortion funding in Florida; 4th Annual Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon; Women's Media Center Social Media Award; Abortion Fund activists push for reform and win; Donor story: The Mountain Goats; 20th Anniversary announcement.
Posted on January 21st, 2013
In this article for the January 2013 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, National Network of Abortion Funds board member and co-founder Marlene Gerber Fried chronicles the history of abortion rights activism since the passage of Roe v. Wade four decades ago.
Marlene Gerber Fried. Reproductive Rights Activism in the Post-Roe Era. American Journal of Public Health: January 2013, Vol. 103, No. 1, pp. 10-14.
Posted on October 16th, 2012
Contents: Movement building in the Windy City -- the 2012 National Organizing Summit; A donor's story; Striking down barriers to abortion in the 3rd Annual National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon; Cheers and jeers; What do abortion funds do?
Posted on April 12th, 2012
Contents: Women's health under attack; Virtual March for Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice; Medicaid coverage at risk in three states; A caller's story; Three new funds in the Network; DC Abortion Fund steps up after the DC abortion ban is reinstated; The Network in Forbes -- a donor's story; Repeal Hyde Art Project; 3rd Annual National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon across the country this April.
Posted on October 14th, 2011
Contents: The Hyde Amendment at 35; Income, abortion gaps grow for poor women; 2nd Annual National Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon; Texas women lose local abortion coverage; Happy 90th birthday to Tom Moss, one of the Network's founders; giving through art; A veteran's struggle for care; State of abortion access at a glance.
Posted on September 20th, 2011
Contents: 30th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment; funding in the wake of Hurricane Katrina; 2006 National Network of Abortion Funds Conference; author Laura Kaplan contributes to the Network; 10th International Women and Health Meeting; building relationships with major donors; Funds organize state advocacy campaigns; Florida regional meeting
Posted on April 21st, 2011
Contents: Legacy of compromise on abortion rights; taking action to stop the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act"; countering threats to Medicaid coverage of abortion in West Virginia and Minnesota; speaking out against Dr. Gosnell's practices and unsafe abortion in Pennsylvania; donor story; National Organizing Summit announcement; 2nd National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon calendar.
Posted on April 20th, 2011
A 2011 report evaluating public funding in Massachusetts from the Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts, the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion (EMA) Fund, and the Jane Fund of Central Massachusetts. Project supported with an advocacy grant from the National Network of Abortion Funds.
Posted on October 12th, 2010
Immigrant Women's Abortion Access: Stories of Latina and Caribbean Women in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts
A 2008 publication from member abortion fund Women's Health and Educational Fund of Southeastern Massachusetts.
Posted on October 12th, 2010
Executive summary to the 2005 policy report from the National Network of Abortion Funds