Reproductive Justice with Adaku Utah and Emma Jordan-Simpson
Watch Auburn’s president, the Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson, in conversation about the current state of Reproductive Justice with Adaku Utah.
Adaku is a member of the cohort for Reproductive Justice, the fourth cohort of the Sojourner Truth Leadership Circle (STLC).
About Reproductive Justice
Reproductive justice is “the human right to maintain personal bodily autonomy, have children, not have children, and parent the children we have in safe and sustainable communities,” according to SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, the first organization founded to build a reproductive justice movement.
Adaku Utah is a Queer Nigerian strategist, facilitator, and healer committed to cultivating movements that are strategic, nourishing, and sustainable. For over twenty years, her work has centered in movements for radical social change, with a focus on gender, reproductive, race, youth and healing justice.
She most recently was the Organizing Director at the National Network of Abortion Funds where she played a key role as a strategist, innovator, and implementer, building and mobilizing the left-flank organizing power and movement building efforts with 90+ member organizations, individual members, and network leaders across the country and world.