2005

Exhale

Based in Oakland, CA, is the nation's first national talkline to cater to the emotional needs of women after an abortion. In 2007, Exhale trained over 90 volunteers to staff the post-abortion talkline and has significantly expanded their hours, multi-lingual accessibility, and geographic range since Third Wave first funded them. Link: Exhale

Exhale was funded in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. They are based in the .

Los Angeles Indigenous People’s Alliance

Los Angeles Indigenous People’s Alliance educates low-income young women on cultural preservation, leadership, and reproductive health for indigenous communities.  With support from Third Wave, LAIPA has organized its youth members to combat sexual violence and anti-immigrant backlash. Link: Los Angeles Indigenous People's Alliance

Los Angeles Indigenous People's Alliance was funded in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. They are based in the .

National Network of Abortion Funds

This fund was set up by the National Network of Abortion Funds to respond to the sharp demand for financial assistance by those affected in the hurricane region. When women and girls cannot afford a safe, legal abortion, they can turn to the members of the National Network of Abortion Funds for help. These funds subsidize the cost of an abortion. Many abortion funds provide information and support, and some provide related services such as transportation, housing, child care, options counseling, or funding for ultrasound, pregnancy testing, or followup care. Link: National Network of Abortion Funds

National Network of Abortion Funds was funded in 2005. They are based in the .

Sistas on the Rise

Sistas on the Rise advocates for quality education for teen parents and expecting mothers as a way of building leadership among young mothers and reducing poverty and unintended pregnancies.  SOTR continues to build trust and community as they assess factors that impact and/or impede the educational access and achievement of young mothers, including the closing of "pregnant and parenting schools" in New York City. Link: Sistas on the Rise

Sistas on the Rise was funded in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. They are based in the .

Young Women’s Empowerment Project

The Young Women’s Empowerment Project (YWEP) is a youth leadership organization grounded in harm reduction and social justice organizing by and for girls and young women, including transgender women (ages 12-23) impacted by the sex trade and street economies. In 2011 YWEP will continue to operate the Bad Encounter Line, through which girls and young women can report their experiences with institutional violence. Through the Chicago Task Force for Homeless, Homefree and Street Based Youth, YWEP will help author and promote the adaptation of a Street Youth Bill of Rights among youth-serving organizations in Chicago. Link: Young Women’s Empowerment Project

Young Women’s Empowerment Project was funded in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. They are based in the .