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issue briefs

issues that matter


Atlanta GLOW issue briefs feature important issues facing our service communities including key definitions, policies, actions, recommendations and resources. We also feature organizations and individuals who are advancing work in key areas. Download and read our issue briefs and spotlights to learn more and find out how to engage with these key issues to create real change.

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august 2023


What is Menstrual Equity? Menstrual Equity is the affordability, accessibility and safety of menstrual products for all people – including laws and policies – that acknowledge and consider menstruation. What is Period Poverty? Period Poverty is the limited or inadequate access to menstrual products or menstrual health education as a result of financial constraints or negative socio-cultural stigmas associated with menstruation...

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MARCH 2024


The right to vote is one of the most basic promises of our democracy. In a democratic government, every person is considered equal and is empowered to both participate in their government and speak on the issues that impact their daily lives. Through our votes, we’re able to express our values around concerns like health care, climate change, criminal justice, taxes, and so much more...

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June 2024


This quarter, Atlanta GLOW’s Health Spotlight shines on two extraordinary sisters from Mississippi who have taken a bold stand against period poverty. Laila and Asia Brown, founders of 601 For Period Equity, have dedicated themselves to addressing a pressing issue that affects countless individuals in their community and beyond. Through their grassroots organization, they work tirelessly to provide menstrual and hygiene products while striving to eliminate period stigma, especially within the Black community.

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