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…

Dolores Huerta has taken to the airwaves to oppose the City of Albuquerque’s Nov. 19 ballot measure

As an Albuquerque based community organizing project by and for women of color, Young Women United is proud of the leadership we have carried over the last decade to defeat attacks on reproductive healthcare. Our work in the Respect ABQ Women campaign has centered on the lived experiences of Latino/as…

Is my baby getting enough milk?

A guide to baby getting enough milk, by guest blogger Susan Muraida from Young Women United's Luna Sagrada collective.  Almost all new parents worry if their baby is getting enough milk. It is perfectly normal, and a very reasonable concern. You love your baby and want to do the best…

We All Deserve Self-Care!

Join us at our 2nd anniversary of Sister Sharing Circles where we will be practicing Self-Care! Sister Sharing Circles began in July 2011 as a way for Young Women United’s birth collective members to meet community members through meaningful discussions around birth and parenting, while promoting the free labor and…