Weblog is Occurring Strike

Weblog, management and staff, are on strike this week. No new content material will probably be posted on our web site or any of our social media channels.

We’re on strike as a result of there are fundamental human rights which are conditions to each private wellness and to the neighborhood we goal to foster via our work at Weblog. Amongst these rights are bodily company and entry to protected, inexpensive healthcare, together with abortion.

The draft opinion by the US Supreme Courtroom to overturn the half-century-old Roe v. Wade precedent granting ladies the proper of bodily company and entry to protected, inexpensive healthcare is an unacceptable risk to these conditions to wellness for the autoimmune neighborhood we serve, a majority of whom are birthing folks. The precise to manage one’s reproductive selections is very essential for the autoimmune neighborhood, since we all know that the hormonal adjustments of being pregnant and the postpartum interval go away us uniquely weak to creating new or worsening autoimmune circumstances.

By means of important pondering we perceive {that a} reversal of the Roe ruling will symbolize a major barrier to well being for all birthing folks, however particularly for these with low incomes and people within the BIPOC neighborhood. Our dedication to the work of social and well being fairness for all, marginalized teams included, doesn’t finish at meals and vitamin. Fostering an anti-oppressive wellness setting should tackle all conditions to well being and wellness.

With this clear “why” in thoughts, we’re particularly calling-in these with probably the most privilege in our neighborhood (high-income, white ladies) to strike with us. We’re assured in your skill, as fellow autoimmune warriors, to take motion that may assist make sure the well being and wellness of us all.

To grasp the targets of this strike and the way everybody can take part, even if you’re unable to droop work, take a look at the Mom’s Day Strike web site. Or discover them on Instagram at @mothersdaystrike2022 or @strikeforchoice.