Advocates for Youth
Carly Manes is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, and is part of Advocates for Youth’s 1 in 3 Campaign campus activist program, a member of Planned Parenthood’s National Youth Leaders Advisory Council, and is the current President of Students for Choice at the University of Michigan. Her sexual health and rights activism began in high school and since then, Carly has worked to ensure all women, men, and young people are entitled to make informed decisions over their own bodies, without struggle or financial barriers.
A New Generation of Abortion Activists: Reclaiming the Conversation on Abortion One Meeting at a Time
There are reproductive rights and justice advocates who are having abortion conversations that do not involve scare tactics. They are having these conversations on their campuses, in their homes, and in their communities, and they are doing it the right way.
To say that Millennials are less “committed” or “present” in the fight to ensure safe and legal access to abortion for all women in America is simply false. We are out there. Because we have to be.