Loretta Ross

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Loretta J. Ross "is the National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective, a network founded in 1997 of 76 women of color and allied organizations that work on reproductive justice issues. In 2004, Ms. Ross was National Co-Director of the April 25, 2004 March for Women’s Lives in Washington D.C., the largest protest march in U.S. history with more than one million participants. From 1996-2004, she was the Founder and Executive Director of the National Center for Human Rights Education (NCHRE) in Atlanta, Georgia." [1]

"Ross is the founder and former Executive Director of the National Center for Human Rights Education (NCHRE), a training and resource center for grassroots activists on using human rights education to address social injustices in the United States. Prior to that, from 1990 to 1995, she served as the national program research director for the Atlanta-based Center for Democratic Renewal (CDR) (formerly the National Anti-Klan Network). CDR is a national, non-profit clearinghouse for information on hate groups and bigoted violence, including the Ku Klux Klan and the neo-Nazi movement. Ross directed specific projects on far right organizations in South Africa and Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi involvement in anti-abortion violence in the U.S." [2]

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  1. Loretta Ross, Committee on Women, Population, & the Environment, accessed December 11, 2007.
  2. Loretta Ross, Speak Out, accessed December 11, 2007.
  3. Policy Council, Center for Women Policy Studies, accessed September 22, 2007.
  4. National Advisory Board, Breast Cancer Action, accessed July 22, 2008.