Holler Health Justice

Building power in Appalachia

CHARLESTON, WV   |  hollerhealthjustice.org

Mission

Organizing at the intersections of racial, economic, and reproductive justice, Holler Health Justice builds power with Appalachian communities and individuals most disproportionately affected by health inequities, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), those in rural areas, those with low income, and LGBTQIA+ folk.

Ruling year info

2018

Co-Director

Peshka Calloway

Co-Director

Chela Barajas

Main address

PO BOX 11032

CHARLESTON, WV 25339 USA

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EIN

83-1203957

NTEE code info

Reproductive Rights (R61)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Abortion funding and practical support

Providing abortion funding and practical support (such as transportation, childcare, lodging, etc.) to West Virginians and Appalachians seeking abortion care.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Providing free emergency contraception to individuals, groups, organizations, and health clinics throughout West Virginia.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Providing free harm reduction materials, services, and trainings for individuals and communities in Appalachia.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Providing identification obtainment and voter registration support services to BIPOC, rural, queer, and underhoused West Virginians.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Homeless people

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of free emergency contraception units dispersed across West Virginia

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Economically disadvantaged people, Sex workers, Women, Adolescent girls, LGBTQ people

Related Program

Free emergency contraception

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Total dollar amount of abortion funding and practical support provided to West Virginians, Appalachians, and others

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Economically disadvantaged people, LGBTQ people, Women, Adolescent girls, Pregnant people

Related Program

Abortion funding and practical support

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of people who were able to obtain abortions throughout primarily Appalachia and the South

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Pregnant people, Women, Adolescent girls, LGBTQ people, Economically disadvantaged people

Related Program

Abortion funding and practical support

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We envision an Appalachia where all people have power, access, and resources to be healthy and have agency over their lives.

As of 2021, HHJ offers the following programs and services throughout West Virginia and Appalachia:

Abortion Funding & Practical Support
Free Emergency Contraception
Harm Reduction
ID Obtainment & Voter Engagement
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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Holler Health Justice

Board of directors
as of 6/14/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Priya Walia

Neera Doss-Burner

Hayley Farless

Britt Huerta

Shayla Leftridge

Hunter Starks

Ixya Vega

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 06/14/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Non-binary, Transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/14/2021

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.