Nursing Mutual Aid event!

Join Nursing Mutual Aid for a bilingual Twitter discussion of documentary Fire and Flood: Queer Resilience in the Era of Climate Change on June 26th, 2020, at 5 pm EST. The documentary, created by http://QueerEcoproject.org in partnership with #QTPOC communities in #PuertoRico & #California, explores intersections of #Climate and sustainability, #HumanRights, #Racism and colonialism, #DisasterCapitalism... Continue Reading →

Juneteenth.

Happy Juneteenth, y'all! Image from the Modern Mama Jama. Radical Nurses Collective honors the collective freedom that was secured on June 19, 1865, when enslaved African Americans in Texas learned of the end of the Civil War and their emancipation. Learn more about Juneteenth from the National Museum of African American History and Culture with... Continue Reading →

Radical Nursing is Antiracist.

Radical Nurses Collective stands in solidarity with protestors agitating all around the United States. We condemn state violence and call for nursing to engage in active, substantive, and good faith ways. Mobilize your nursing identity to support antiracist efforts. Recognize that protests are a manifestation of hundreds of years of systemic and structural oppression. Work... Continue Reading →

Arts Based Social Protest*

Image credit Jane Hopkins Walsh #BorderQuiltProject Twitter @_radicalnursing Instagram @janewalsh357 #D4CCQuiltProject   #DetentionIsDeadly   #FreeThemAll  #BorderQuiltProject Arts based inquiry has a historical grounding in nursing often linked to aesthetic ways of knowing, and to the centering of emancipatory, holistic, person-centered methods that include art as a way to uncover human stories (Archibald, Caine, & Scott,... Continue Reading →

May Day: RNs and Essential Workers Strike

Happy May Day! Workers from across the U.S. are striking this May Day to protest unsafe working conditions, lack of sick leave and hazard pay, and policies and procedures that put their lives at risk during the pandemic. RNs from unions and hospitals in 13 states and 139 hospitals are holding May Day actions, according... Continue Reading →

Radical Nurses Published in Ms. Magazine

Since moving to Maine from Louisiana, I was reminded of the disparities faced by members of the LGBTQ community in states where marriage was legal, or anti-discrimination protections were in place, and those where the community had no access to those rights. Similar restrictions deny people access to abortion care today based on zip code, stripping us of our rights to decide when and how to create family once again.

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