Daily feminist cheat sheet

This week, advocates are gathering in Copenhagen, Denmark for the 2016 Women Deliver conference. From maternal health funding cuts to the “elephant in the room” [hint: it's abortion] to youth health and rights, there’s a lot on the agenda. Can’t be there in person? Follow along with the livestream or on Twitter using #WD2016.

Happy birthday Adrienne Rich (via Literary Hub).

“The impact of this investment would be dramatic.”

Demand justice for a Salvadoran woman in jail for miscarriage.

Syreeta declares that we’re in an “amazing black cultural moment” and asks: can we avoid the backlash?

And on the flip side: we can’t deny the ways in which whiteness shapes our politics.

Pssst – did you hear we’re looking for new columnists?

Brooklyn, NY

Lori Adelman started blogging with Feministing in 2008, and now runs partnerships and strategy as a co-Executive Director. She is also the Director of Youth Engagement at Women Deliver, where she promotes meaningful youth engagement in international development efforts, including through running the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. Lori was formerly the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and has also worked at the United Nations Foundation on the Secretary-General's flagship Every Woman Every Child initiative, and at the International Women’s Health Coalition and Human Rights Watch. As a leading voice on women’s rights issues, Lori frequently consults, speaks and publishes on feminism, activism and movement-building. A graduate of Harvard University, Lori has been named to The Root 100 list of the most influential African Americans in the United States, and to Forbes Magazine‘s list of the “30 Under 30” successful mediamakers. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships.

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