Archive for January, 2009

Jan 30, 2009

NCIWR SCHIP Sign-on Letter to Congress

National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights January 21, 2009   Dear Senator:   The National Coalition for Immigrant Women’s Rights (NCIWR)—comprised of over 40 grassroots and national advocacy organizations working together to defend and promote equality for all immigrant women and their families living and working in the United States—urges you to vote for the […]

Jan 29, 2009

National, state and international organizations sign-on to oppose the immigrant HPV vaccine requirement.

January 26, 2009 Richard Besser, MD Acting Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 RE: HPV Vaccination Mandate for Immigrant Women and Girls Dear Dr. Besser: The undersigned immigrants’ rights, women’s rights, public health, medical, and reproductive justice organizations write to express our opposition to the newly-imposed requirement that […]

Jan 26, 2009

Sign the Petition Asking the CDC to Remove its HPV Vaccination Mandate on Immigrants!

Dear Friends: Please sign the petition to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asking it to reverse the newly imposed Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination mandate for immigrant women and girls. To view and sign the petition, go to As you may know, the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) in 2007 […]