Dismantling Teen Pregnancy Prevention

  Young Women United (YWU) defines “Teen Pregnancy Prevention” as an articulated strategy or  campaign designed to keep young people from becoming parents as teenagers, of which the underlying premise is that teen pregnancy is inherently something that needs to be prevented. YWU understands teen pregnancy prevention to be inaccurate…

#1stSacredFood My Journey Reconnecting to Community and Building Breastfeeding in Native Communities

  #1stSacredFood My Journey Reconnecting to Community and Building Breastfeeding in Native Communities As a mother who breastfed her babies I was very excited to be a part of the Native Breastfeeding Twitter Chat during the 2015 Gathering Of Nations Powwow, where we live tweeted from  the breastfeeding tent. Coming…

Family Pride Picnic 2014

Let's celebrate Pride together! Families are built by love and created and defined for themselves.FREE, family and kid friendly event. All ages welcome!Bring your own picnic and/or food trucks will be invited to sell.  We invite our communities to enjoy the festivities including: Live music by Nosotros, Mala Maña, & L@sOtr@s…

Panocha Pláticas

“You are cordially invited to join us for a Panocha Plática. Come with ears ready to listen, lips ready to speak, hearts open. Leave judgment toward self and others behind. Confidentiality is a must. Working toward healing, solidarity and social justice are our goal. Laughter, gasps, tears and deep connection…

Call for Artists

Call for Artists the context: Working with Albuquerque women and NM artists, Young Women United is starting a community project to create art and messages that show the human side of substance use and addiction. At Young Women United we understand addiction to be a disease, not a crime. We…