Reflections from Dilley Detention Center

Women of the Fifth’s co-founder, Kristin Clarens spent the week of July 9th working with a devoted team of Spanish-speaking mama lawyers, doctors, and activists to help the moms and children at the border in Dilley, Texas -- the largest family immigrant detention center in the United States. The following is a collection of posts... Continue Reading →

Title X Action Hour with Planned Parenthood

Thanks to everyone who joined our Title X Action Hour with Planned Parenthood tonight. What a great crew! Want to add your voice and tell HHS what Title X means to you? Send your story here! And in case you couldn't join us, here's a quick run down on Title X and the critical services it provides... Continue Reading →

7/9/2018 : Border Bound for Child Advocacy

On July 9th, Women of the Fifth co-founder, Kristin Clarens arrived in Dilley, Texas as part of a team of dedicated  lawyers, mothers, immigration specialists, and Spanish speakers to provide assistance to detainees. The group is working with the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the CARA Pro Bono Project, additional information is available here.

Sold Out Screening of RBG!

Women of the Fifth joined with 100 Black Women of Charlottesville and Charlottesville National Organization for Women (NOW) for a special screening of "RBG", the new documentary that chronicles the pioneering career of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ticket proceeds benefited the 100 Black Women of Charlottesville's mentoring program for young women and girls. You can... Continue Reading →

Get Ready to Caucus!

Caucus season is finally here! Be part of the Fifth District's effort to GET RID OF GARRETT! Madison, Fluvanna, Franklin, Rappahannock, Pittsylvania, Lunenburg, and Charlotte folks, you're up first! Check this interactive map to find out where and when to caucus and make a plan to make your opinion matter. Please share widely--make sure your... Continue Reading →

Caucus Countdown and More!

The Fifth District Congressional Caucuses are right around the corner. There is lots of information below about how to get involved, both as a voter and as a supporter of the process. Your voice matters! Show up at your local caucus! If you're not sure where you're registered, check this site. Remember that you have to be registered to... Continue Reading →

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