NARAL’s The Morning After is a production of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio.


This week, Gabe and Jaime are joined by Jessica Roach, Executive Director of ROOTT: Restoring Our Own Through Transformation. ROOTT is a Black women-led reproductive justice organization dedicated to collectively restoring our well-being through self-determination, collaboration, and resources to meet the needs of women and families within communities. Support their work here, or connect on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.

Jessica’s visit comes days after a devastating look at maternal mortality was published in USA TodayHospitals know how to protect mothers. They just aren’t doing it.

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Additional coverage of their work in Columbus Alive: Black Moms Matter: ROOTT confronts the racial disparities in maternal and infant mortality

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