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2018 Webinar Series: “If You Care About…, You Should Care About Reproductive Justice”

Videos Webinars & Presentations

The National Women’s Law Center and If/When/How are co-sponsoring a webinar series focused on the intersection of reproductive justice with other social justice issues. The series will include three webinars throughout the fall – sign up for each webinar below:

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – If You Care About Protecting People from Sexual Harassment, You Should Care About Reproductive Justice

Speakers:

  • Jennifer Mondino, Senior Counsel for the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund & Legal Network for Gender Equity, National Women’s Law Center 
  • Jess Morales Rocketto, Political Director and leader of Families Belong Together, National Domestic Workers Alliance 
  • Moderated by:
    • Kelli Garcia, Director of Reproductive Justice Initiatives and Senior Counsel, National Women’s Law Center
    • Cammie Dodson, Professional Development Coordinator, If/When/How

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Speakers:

  • Nia Evans, Manager of Campaigns and Digital Strategies, National Women’s Law Center
  • Grace Dolan-Sandrino, Student activist and Co-author of Dress Coded: Black Girls, Bodies, and Bias in DC Schools 
  • Moderated by:
    • Kelli Garcia, Director of Reproductive Justice Initiatives and Senior Counsel, National Women’s Law Center
    • Mariko Miki, Deputy Director, If/When/How

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The reproductive justice movement was founded more than 20 years ago by a group of visionary Black women. The movement recognizes the importance of intersectionality and places reproductive health and rights within a social justice and human rights framework. Reproductive justice supports the right of individuals to have the children they want, raise the children they have, and plan their families through safe, legal access to abortion and contraception.

In order to make these rights a reality, the movement recognizes that reproductive justice will only be achieved when all people have the economic, social, and political power to make decisions about their bodies, sexuality, and reproduction with dignity and autonomy.

The National Women’s Law Center and If/When/How are co-sponsoring our annual webinar series because it is important, now more than ever, to lift up and discuss the common themes, similarities, and intersections of reproductive justice and other social justice issues.

It's time for change, and we must act now. Time's up.