On this episode of F*it Radio, Jessica González-Rojas, Executive Director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health shares her personal story of being assaulted by protesters outside a Planned Parenthood and how the experience turned her into an activist for reproductive justice.

Jessica spoke from the stage at the Women’s March on Washington just a couple of weeks ago and at Worn’s live F*it the night before the March. The story of her political awakening and how simply getting healthcare turned into a “political act of courage” truly moved us. Take a listen.

Jessica González-Rojas is Executive Director at the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, the only national reproductive justice organization working to advance reproductive health, rights and justice for the 28 million Latinas in the U.S. Learn more about NLIRH and donate at latinainstitute.org/en.

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