Roe v. Wade Event at U of M

December 01, 2009

The U of M Chapter of the ACLU and the University of Michigan Students for Choice-VOX invite you to attend a two-day conference on Jan. 24 and 25.

Giving Voice to Reproductive Empowerment
Commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the landmark decision Roe v Wade
Friday, January 24th in the Michigan Union Pendelton Room, at 6:00 pm and January 25th  in the Michigan Union's Kuenzel and Wolverine ABC rooms from 9:30am - 5:00pm

The Conference will include: A keynote lecture by Laura Kaplan, a former counselor for the underground feminist abortion service "Jane" in pre-Roe Chicago and author of the book "The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service" A screening of the feminist documentary "Jane: an Abortion Service" will follow. A day full of speaker panels and workshops. Topics include: global women's health, safer sex practices, how to mobilize youth, abortion myths, how to continue activism through internships and feminist careers, the role of religion in the debate, current legal issues in the world of reproductive rights, community organizing and much more! 

Speakers include members of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, MARAL, Center for Reproductive Law and Policy of New York City, Planned Parenthood, National Organization for Women, HIV/AIDS Resource Center, Alea Woodlee -- the Executive Director of the Pro-Choice Public Education Project of New York City, Kary Moss - the Director of Michigan ACLU, as well as wonderful professors from University of Michigan !

Please e-mail michiganroe@umich.edu if you have any questions or consult http://www.umich.edu/~umsfc  for conference updates. Please join us for this special event!  

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