ACRJ | A Holistic Stance for Reproductive Justice

ACRJ (Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice) defines reproductive justice as “the complete physical, mental, spiritual, political, economic, and social well-being of women and girls,” a holistic way of approaching reproductive rights. And because there is no way to separate reproductive rights from that which affects them including, health care, the environment and social justice nor […]

2011 Year in Review

2011 has been a very full year for CXC (Center for Transformative Change). We rang in 2011 with a New Year’s Eve Release Ceremony and Meditation. We celebrated together our intentions with good food and drink, in community. In February, three of our staff participated in the 2nd gathering of the Forward Stance Leadership Initiative, […]

FSLI | Forward Stance Leadership Initiative

The Forward Stance Leadership Initiative (FSLI) is a project of Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice (ACRJ). Its purpose is to share the principles of Forward Stance with other social justice activists, whether they be intermediaries, meta-intermediaries, or those doing work on the frontlines.

ACRJ | Forward Stance in Action

Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice (ACRJ) promotes and protects reproductive justice through organizing, building leadership capacity, developing alliances and education to achieve community and systemic change.

Norma Wong | Stance, Energy, Awareness, and Rhythm

Ryuko (Norma) Wong Roshi is an Institute of Zen Studies instructor. Her career has spanned service as a State legislator, public policy and planning, strategy, and native Hawaiian issues. She developed a technology called Forward Stance, a method of highlighting experiential learning as a vehicle for movement building.