Resources

Because period poverty involves not only a lack of access to menstrual products, but also to menstrual education, we incorporate educational programming to inform individuals on how to safely maneuver menstruation. This page has a bunch of resource you can explore to learn more.

Educational Material

Menstrual Equity Toolkit July 2nd, 2023

A legislative toolkit for advocates and allies.

Period Poverty Calculator July 2nd, 2023

1.8 billion people around the world menstruate. For millions, stigma, taboo and a lack of access to sanitary products stop them from participating in work, school and daily life during their periods.

Find out how much time you could miss out on.

The Pad Project July 2nd, 2023

A period should end a sentence, not a girl’s education.

What is Period Poverty? July 2nd, 2023

Half of the population menstruates. We all know plenty of people that have a period. But not everyone knows that two in five people struggle to purchase period supplies due to lack of income. This is called period poverty, and chances are we each know someone who has experienced this need – a neighbor, a co-worker, a friend. Learn more about how this struggle is impacting your community.

News & Updates

Coalition Addresses "Period Poverty" In Schenectady July 2nd, 2023 Period Pantry brings feminine hygiene products to underserved communities July 2nd, 2023 Period Pantry opens in Schenectady July 2nd, 2023 Period Pantry program launches in Schenectady July 2nd, 2023 Schenectady Menstrual Health Coalition working to combat local period poverty July 2nd, 2023 Period Pantry opens in Albany March 13th, 2024

Newsletter Archive

Winter 2024 March 19th, 2024 January/February 2024 March 19th, 2024

Policy & Legislation

Find Your Congressional Representative July 2nd, 2023

You can use this tool to determine who your congressional representative is, and you can contact them to encourage them to pass legislation that fights period poverty.

Find Your NYS Assembly Member July 2nd, 2023

Use this tool to find out who your NYS assembly member is, and encourage them to enact legislation that helps combat period poverty in your community.

Find Your Senator July 2nd, 2023

Use this tool to find out who your senator is, and encourage them to enact legislation that helps combat period poverty at a national level.

Menstrual Equity Toolkit July 2nd, 2023

A legislative toolkit for advocates and allies.

Menstrual Equity Legislation August 13th, 2023

Learn how the Alliance for Period Supplies and PERIOD are working to end period poverty in the U.S. and to advocate for the equitable access to period products in public spaces.

CRMH Newsletter

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