Niagara Reproductive Justice

We updated our values statement

We updated our values statement! Scroll to read the new version. December 2022 All activism begins with Indigenous solidarity. Solidarity with Indigenous resistance and decolonization is central to reproductive justice. The Niagara Region has been, and continues to be, a site of colonization, and remains the home of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabeg, Wendat, and Chonnonton nations […]

NRJ’s Statement on Advocating for Abortion Rights in Niagara

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Niagara Reproductive Justice (NRJ) has become aware of increased interest in pro-choice activities in the Niagara Region in response to the overturning of Roe v Wade in the United States. Please note that NRJ is not involved in the planning of any local protests at this time. While we are encouraged to see the energy around pro-abortion discussions and activism, we are prioritizing activism that focuses on getting people in Niagara access to information and services. For folks in Niagara wanting to get connected with reproductive justice organizing, we would like to share the following suggestions

Statement in Response to Hostile Architecture in St. Catharines​

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Niagara Reproductive Justice is disgusted by the City of St. Catharines’ continued mistreatment of our community members experiencing homelessness. The city’s decision to barricade the public library and gazebo at Montebello Park in order to prevent people from resting in these spots demonstrates the city’s disregard for the well-being of its residents.

NRJ’s Residential School Statement

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Niagara Reproductive Justice acknowledges and mourns the deaths of 215 Indigenous children whose bodies were found at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School and we grieve the deaths of all those children whose bodies are yet to be discovered.

Letter condemning Montebello Park flag display

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Niagara Reproductive Justice condemns all anti-choice initiatives, policies, and organizations. We feel troubled by the increasing presence of anti-choice activity happening in the Niagara region.

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