Jessica Arons is a senior policy counsel for the ACLU. In this role, she supports ACLU affiliates with policy needs; coordinates strategic initiatives; and works to leverage and integrate advocacy, litigation, and organizing strategies regarding reproductive health, rights, and justice. Most recently, she served as president & CEO of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project and director of the Women’s Health & Rights program at the Center for American Progress. She also worked for the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project; James & Hoffman, LLC; the Supreme Court of Virginia; the White House; and the 1996 Pennsylvania Democratic Coordinated Campaign. She is on the advisory board of If/When/How and is a former board member of the ACLU of Virginia and the D.C. Abortion Fund. She received her J.D. from the William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law and her B.A. from Brown University.
The pieces I’ve written for the ACLU blog are here: https://www.aclu.org/news/by/jessica-arons/.
Other publications and media appearances can be found here: https://www.womensmediacenter.com/shesource/expert/jessica-arons
Jun 30, 2022
Living Without Roe: How Can I Help?
Jun 24, 2022
With Roe Overturned, What Comes Next for Abortion Rights?
May 11, 2022
To See the Future of Roe, Look to the States
Mar 12, 2021
Beyond the Bans: State Attacks on Abortion in 2021
May 21, 2020
Abortion Rights are on the Line in New Mexico’s Primary
Jan 22, 2020
47 Years Later, We’re Fighting to Make Roe a Reality Everywhere
Dec 11, 2019
The Battle for Abortion Access Is In the States
Jun 18, 2019
Waking the Sleeping Giant: After Some States Pass Abortion Bans, Other States Pass New Protections
Jan 22, 2019
Amid a Deteriorating Landscape for Abortion Rights, a Critical Victory in New York
May 15, 2018
Iowa’s New Abortion Law Is Just One of Many Intended to Render Roe Meaningless