Moving Forward: A Joint Statement From Cecile Richards and Monica Simpson
"The people we serve need us to change our approach in order to secure reproductive health, rights, and most importantly justice," say Simpson and Richards. "We jointly commit to being in better service to those goals and standing in community together."
Editor’s note: The following statement was submitted to Rewire by Monica Simpson, executive director of SisterSong, and Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, in response to the ongoing conversations about Planned Parenthood’s recognition of the work of reproductive justice leaders and organizations.
Monica Raye Simpson is the executive director of SisterSong, the National Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective. Cecile Richards is the president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.