Reproductive Rights and the Politics of Women's Health in the Era of Trump

Monday March 27: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Think of it as The Vagina Dialogues.

  • Dr. Anne Davis, Medical Director of Physicians for Reproductive Choice, is an associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center. Her research include new hormonal contraceptives, how women use contraceptives, and contraception in women with medical problems.
  • Jessica González-Rojas is the Executive Director at the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, the only national reproductive justice organization that specifically works to advance reproductive health, rights and justice for the 28 million Latinas in the United States. Jessica is successfully forging connections between reproductive health, gender, immigration, LGBTQ liberation, labor and Latino civil rights, breaking down barriers between movements and building a strong Latina grassroots presence.
  • Alencia Johnson, Director of Constituency Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America focuses on campaigns engaging communities of color and new audiences. She served as the African American booking coordinator for Obama for America in Chicago, IL.
  • Sybil Shainwald specializes in women’s health litigation and has written and lectured extensively on the erosion of women’s reproductive rights.

Irin Carmon will serve as moderator for this conversation. She is the co-author of the New York Times best-selling book Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Carmon is a columnist for the Washington Post Outlook section and a distinguished fellow at the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College. Previously, she was a national reporter at MSNBC and NBC News, a staff writer at Salon, and a reporter at Jezebel.

Join us for a discussion on reproductive rights and get informed about the fight.

Buy a $15 gift card in-store at the Strand's main floor registers or at the door to attend. This event will take place in the Rare Book Room on the Strand's 3rd floor, accessible via the store elevator or at 826 Broadway.