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We educate and empower women of African descent affected by diseases of the reproductive system.

RSP's Mission Statement

The Resilient Sisterhood Project’s mission is to educate and empower women of African descent regarding common but rarely discussed diseases of the reproductive system that disproportionately affect them. We approach these diseases and associated issues through a cultural and social justice lens as we believe that poor knowledge of reproductive health is primarily related to health, racial, and socioeconomic disparities.

Find the reproductive health information you need…

Being informed about important reproductive health issues is beneficial to your general health. In addition, having a healthcare provider you trust to answer your questions can be critical in addressing your health concerns.

Discover knowledge that informs, inspires, and connects.

LEARN

Our webinars offer insightful and relevant information surrounding matters of reproductive health/rights and social justice.

INSPIRE

Explore the stories and artwork that highlight the history of Black women’s reproductive health/rights and contributions to science and medicine.

ACT

Meet RSP’s local community partners and funders.

JOIN

Become a member of RSP and stay up to date with our programs, workshops, and events.

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IMPACT. In the past year:

  • 2,200 people attended our community workshops on the racial, economic & environmental inequities that impact black women’s reproductive health care; including the nexus between the lack of access to affordable, healthy food and equitable reproductive health care.
  • 75 students at Tufts Medical Center have been trained on on black reproductive health issues.
  • 45 medical advocates at Boston Area Rape Crisis Center have been trained about the connection between black domestic/sexual violence and reproductive health.
  • 120 people attended our Sisterhood Empowerment Circles, addressing sexual violence, exposure to toxic chemicals, the black maternal mortality and morbidity crisis and oppressive racial/gender challenges.