La’Tasha D. Mayes, MSPPM is a nationally recognized leader in the field of reproductive justice, human rights, and leadership development for women and girls of color. She’s the founder and executive director of New Voices for Reproductive Justice, a multi-state organization dedicated to the health and well-being of Black women and girls headquartered in Pittsburgh with offices in Philadelphia and Cleveland.

La’Tasha is a passionate reproductive justice activist, native of West Philadelphia and believes in the indefatigable spirit of women.

She spoke with Kim and Natalie about the challenges of protecting reproductive rights in the current political climate and the need for intersectionality.

To learn more about La’Tasha, visit and follow her on Facebook, Twitter,  and Instagram @duxfemfac.