3rd annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice

By Rachel Walden |

This week marks the third annual , this year themed “” (“I’m Powerful!”). The event is coordinated by the , this year with and the .

Check out the video below, and go to the campaign site to learn how to get involved.

[youtube]http://youtu.be/Y1DiPglQLTY[/youtube]

In conjunction with the week, there will be a . To participate, write about an issue the matters to the Latina community, especially with a focus on what civic power looks:

Join us during the week of August 6-10, 2012, and write about how you are poderosa/powerful. You can write a post on your own blog or and we’ll include it in our blog carnival round-up, or you can submit a guestpost for possible publication at the .

How do you influence your community? Do you participate in local government? Do you vote? Do you organize to improve the conditions of your community? Do you encourage your elected officials to take actions that represent you and your issues? Do you talk with your friends and family about the issues you care about? Volunteer with local groups?

We all participate in our own way and that is why we are Poderosas.

There’s also ongoing discussion via and .

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