Health Alerts For Women

Save The Date! Roe v. Wade: Demand Abortion Access

December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Make a difference. Support the work. Give to Women’s Health Specialists. #GivingTuesday

December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

TODAY IS #GIVINGTUESDAY!  Supporting Women’s Health Specialists on #GivingTuesday is one of the most direct ways to take a stand and increase reproductive health care access and services to over 25,000 people in Northern California every year. Your donation provides core support for the only independent non-profit, women-run health center in Northern California. Make a […] Read More

Pledge A Picketer! Let Their Presence Raise $ For Us!

October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

PLEDGE A PICKETER The Pledge a Picketer campaign supports Women’s Health Specialists, an independent not-for-profit clinic that provides abortion, adoption, contraception and fertility services in rural northern California. Women’s Health Specialists is enduring daily protests organized by 40 Days for Life, a nationwide effort to keep people from receiving abortion care by picketing clinics. These […] Read More

Peer Educator Prevention Training 20-29

August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Women’s Health Specialists will be hosting a Peer Educator Prevention Training Friday, August 30th, 2019. We welcome young people between the age 20-29 of all identities who would like to enhance their knowledge about reproductive and sexual health in a fun and exciting learning atmosphere. Each participant will receive a $100 stipend upon completion of […] Read More

Know Your Body, Own Your Body!

July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Know Your Body, Own Your Body! Women’s Health Specialists Annual Dido Hasper Speculum Kit Giveaway Day! Honoring the life and legacy of our founder, visionary Dido Hasper, we invite you to stop by Women’s Health Specialists on Tuesday, July 30th to pick-up your free speculum kit. Know your body, own your body! Demystify your body […] Read More

Intertwined Youth Night

June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Intertwined is a group led by Women’s Health Specialists’ Youth Peer Outreach Workers they organize an inclusive space where youth in our community can feel welcomed. Our goal is to create a space that allows us to talk freely and comfortably about topics that might otherwise not be a part of our daily conversations. Join […] Read More

International Women’s Day 2019: Sisterhood Is So Powerful!

March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thanks to all who contributed so much to make our 5th Annual IWD Celebration such a success: our wonderful performers, speakers & crew — especially the amazing Loretta Ross! Special shout-out to the IWD 2019 crew for all their hard work on this extraordinary event. Dance, music, & speaking truth to power — all to […] Read More

Adoption Activities for November, National Adoption Month! Join Us!

October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tickets available online or at Adoption Choices/Women’s Health Specialists, Chico or Blackbird in Chico! Also listen in for an adoption show on KZFR, 90.1 FM, on Thursday, November 9th from 6:00-7:00PM. Director at Adoption Choices, Marikathryn Hendrix, will be interviewing adult adoptees about their experiences with adoption.

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Action Alert – Appropriations Debating Federal Budget This Week!

July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) released its draft appropriations measure for fiscal year (FY) 2018. The subcommittee will mark up the proposal this week and it is expected to head to the full House Appropriations Committee for debate and approval next week. For the sixth […] Read More

Thank you Mondegreens, Tibire, all the volunteers and all of you who came out to listen to some rockin’ music! What a great event for WHS!

June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments


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Sister Song’s Let’s Talk About Sex Conference: October 2017

April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

“SisterSong the National Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective is celebrating 20 years of amplifying the voices of Indigenous women and women of color, and we are celebrating this milestone by hosting our third national Let’s Talk About Sex! conference October 5-8, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year, our theme […] Read More

This Saturday: Sacramento Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon

April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

This weekend in Sacramento, we’re bowling to strike down barriers for abortion by raising money for our Women in Need fund. The Women in Need fund provides folks coming for abortion care with financial help for medical services, transportation, motels, childcare or whatever they need to be able to come to the clinic. Donate to […] Read More

Policy Priority: Freedom of Choice in Family Planning

April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s Reproductive Freedom Week and we are featuring our policy priorities for this year! First, we’d like to introduce you all to SB 743, the Freedom of Choice in Family Planning Act. SB 743 (Hernandez) would ensure that Medi-Cal managed care enrollees can receive family planning services from their qualified provider of choice. SB 743 […] Read More

Center for American Progress: By Eliminating Title X Protections, Anti-Choice Politicians Continue Attack on Women’s Access to Health Care

March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

March 30, 2017:  “Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Senate—with the help of Vice President Mike Pence, who cast the tie-breaking vote—voted to overturn an Obama administration rule that protects Title X providers, a move that could cause millions of people to go without access to affordable family planning services, reduce the Title X provider […] Read More

This Sunday: Redding Bowl-a-thon for Abortion Access!

March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The National Network of Abortion Funds Bowl-a-thon is here! This weekend in Redding, we’re bowling to strike down barriers for abortion by raising money for our Women in Need fund. The Women in Need fund provides folks coming for abortion care with financial help for medical services, […] Read More

Urge your Senators: No Gorsuch!

March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Call your Senators to tell them to oppose Gorsuch using this easy Senator locator tool!

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Millions 4 Roe: Oppose the Nomination of Neil Gorsuch

March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Feminist Majority Foundation has launched a new campaign, the Millions 4 Roe campaign. Among the many concerns that progressive leaders and organizations have with Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch are his concerning record and writings related to reproductive health care. Take a stand and use your voice with this tool by the Feminist Majority […] Read More

Cultivating Young Women Leaders in Northern CA

March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Written for GlobalGiving, By Linda L. McCrea – Program/Education Manager, Women’s Health Specialists Redding Women’s Health Specialists of Redding California continues to work with our young women in our communities to spread the power of peer education. Reproductive health knowledge and life skills support young women to continue the need for building self-confidence and honing […] Read More

Abortion Access Hackathon & Women’s Health Specialists in Time Magazine

March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Women’s Health Specialists Social Media Coordinator Shireen Dada Whitaker speaks about the San Francisco Abortion Access Hackathon in this Time Magazine article! WHS and California National Organization for Women put on the first Abortion Access Hackathon at UC Davis in September and partnered for the 3-day event  dedicated to building innovative tech solutions to help […] Read More

Abortion Restrictions Negatively Impact The Most Vulnerable People In The United States The Most, Shows Yet Another Study, & It’s Proof Of How Much Safe, Legal Abortion Access Is Needed

March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

This Bustle article details new findings from National Network of Abortion Funds that demonstrate a not-so-new problem: “Three demographics of women in particular are disproportionately impacted by how difficult it already is to get an abortion: Low-income women, young women, and black women.” The article also details how much more difficult these circumstances get as […] Read More