In response to the 2016 presidential election results, Jasmine Uysal and Caitlin O’Connor, Co-Presidents for the UCLA Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG), issue the following statement: “The UCLA Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG) is deeply concerned by the result of this election. President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have pledged to pursue oppressive … More Some thoughts on the recent election.
Please join the Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG) and on campus sponsors for the UCLA premiere of No Mas Bebes. This important film documents the stories of Mexican immigrant women who were victims of forced sterilization in the 1970’s & 80s and highlights the reproductive injustice many Latino and immigrant populations have faced. After the … More UPCOMING FILM SCREENING: NO MAS BEBES PREMIERE AT UCLA
Hello beautiful RHIG members and supporters! As winter (or an LA style quasi-winter) gives way to spring here at UCLA, we are happy to announce that we have begun the recruiting process for RHIG leadership in the 2016-2017 academic year! Unfortunately, we will be bidding a fond farewell to most of our leadership team as … More HELP WANTED! INQUIRE WITHIN.
This week, UCLA RHIG had the extreme pleasure of hosting Legendary Bingo (known informally as Drag Queen Bingo) at Hamburger Mary’s Diner in West Hollywood. Hosted by the infamous Willam Belli (who holds the title of being the only Drag Queen to have ever been disqualified from RuPaul’s Drag Race), Legendary Bingo is a biweekly … More RHIG Presents: LEGENDARY BINGO!
The Youth Empowerment & Support Program (YES!) is partnering with the Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG) to provide educational programming for underprivileged youth in Venice, California. Operating out of Safe Place for Youth – Venice, The YES! Team will deliver engaging and interactive course content focused on providing youth with innovative job and life skills … More RHIG Partners with YES! (The Youth Empowerment and Support Program) to Deliver Motivational & Life Skills Programming for Vulnerable Youth in Venice, CA
From this Sunday November 15th – Saturday 21st the UCLA Reproductive Health Interest Group (RHIG) will be partnering with California Family Health Council for LARC Awareness Week. LARC’s (Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives) are the most effective and convenient forms of birth control and have up to 99% effectiveness in preventing pregnancy. Once implanted by a … More RHIG Partners with California Family Health Council for LARC Awareness Week!
Starting this week, our blog is going to be featuring some fresh and new content written by our very own RHIG members! The stories we share are their own experiences with reproductive health and justice, and the challenges and successes we encounter along the way. To start us off is a piece from our RHIG … More RHIG Guest Blogger Series Presents: With Liberty and [Reproductive] Justice for All
Please Join UCLA RHIG at our last meeting of the quarter! It will be Tuesday, November 17th from 6-7:30 in the CHS building.RHIG has some very exciting stuff planned for the coming year and we are thrilled to share it with our lovely members! Dinner will be provided. All members new and returning are welcome … More RHIG Meeting November 17th
This month, UCLA RHIG had the opportunity to host PPLA for a multi-night Sexual Education Training course! Done over the course of two evenings, these courses were taught by PPLA representatives and gave a comprehensive, interactive overview of various sex ed topics, focusing on STIs and Birth Control methods. RHIG members who completed the course … More UCLA RHIG Hosts Planned Parenthood Los Angeles for Sex Ed Training
Attention all FSPH Students! Check out this opportunity from the BIXBY Center to participate in this quarter’s BIXBY Journal Club. The theme is this quarter is “Reproduction and Society”. An interesting selection of readings regarding critical issues in Reproductive Health will be discussed. Additionally, for participants interested in the BIXBY Certificate, the Journal Club qualifies … More BIXBY Journal Club