Thursday, September 20, 2007

Repro Health Happy Hour on MONDAY!

Come one come all to the Repro Health Happy Hour this Monday! We will be gathering at Heartland Brewery in Union Square from 6-9pm!

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Building Bridges: A Look at the Reproductive Justice Movements in the U.S. and Mexico

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) and "Grupo de Informacción en Reproducción Elegida" (GIRE)
Cordially Invite You to:

"Building Bridges: A Look at the Reproductive Justice Movements in the U.S. and Mexico"

Come and listen to NLIRH's Silvia Henriquez and GIRE María Luisa Sánchez Fuentes speak about the recent abortion rights victory in Mexico City, current reproductive health policies that affect Latinas in the U.S. and the future of reproductive justice for Latinas.

October 3, 2007, 6-8pm
520 8th Avenue, 22nd Fl.
(at the offices of North Star Fund,between 36th and 37th Streets)
New York, NY 10018

Suggested Donation of $15.00
(No one will be turned away due to lack of funds).

Wine, refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.

To RSVP, please contact Karla at 212-422-2553, or at

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Latino Reproductive Rights Community Forum

The Latino Reproductive Rights Project, a joint collaboration of the Hispanic Federation and the National Institute for Reproductive Health invites you, your staff, activists and community members to a community forum on Latino reproductive health disparities.

With the support of Councilwomen Melissa Mark Viverito- Manhattan, and Maria del Carmen Arroyo-Bronx, we will discuss Latina adolescent pregnancy, access to emergency contraception, and HIV/AIDS/STIs, HPV and Cervical Cancer and the work that needs to be accomplished in order to address these issues in the Latino Community.

Manhattan- Thursday, October 4th from 12pm to 2pm.
East Harlem Council for Community Improvement
413 East 120th Street, New York, New York 10035
(Corner of 120th Street and 1st Avenue)


Bronx- Friday, October 19th from 12pm to 2pm
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center (Lobby Auditorium)
234 East 149th Street
Bronx, New York 10451,
(b/t Morris and Park Avenues)

RSVP Nancy Conde at Tuesday, October 2nd for NYC and October 16th for the Bronx.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Socially Conscious Happy Hour

If folks feel like talking to some socially conscious folks that aren't involved in Repro health, check out the Socially Conscious Happy Hour next Wednesday!

Whether your back in school or working, start fall off by expanding your network of
progressive young adults over drinks!

Come out next Wednesday to meet, chat and network with other socially conscious New Yorkers. With a range of backgrounds and goals we are able to share our opinions and gain insight from each in a relaxed environment.

Date: Wednesday 9/19
Time: 6:30-9:00pm
Location: Leela Lounge @ 1 West 3rd Street b/t Broadway & Mercer
Directions: Take D to Broadway-Lafayette or A/C/E; B/D/F/V to West 4th

We hope to see you there!

Socially Conscious NYC is a monthly hang-out for young professionals and graduate students in NYC who are interested in discussing current events, relevant social issues of our time and possible solutions. The aim is to build a network and community of socially conscious individuals among the next generation of leaders in every sector of society.

Never Again International, provoking ideas and action for peace

Socially Conscious NYC, a project of Never Again

Monday, September 10, 2007

Defenders of Reproductive Justice

NYC Benefit Concert for Reproductive Justice: 9/13 in the East Village

Defenders of Reproductive Justice

Date: 9/13/2007
Time: 7:00pm

An evening of good music for a good reason! Proceeds of the evening will go to Pro Choice Public Education Project (PEP)

Musical quests The Orion Experience, Vince, Diamond, Jon Bezeman. Great raffle prizes and more!

To Buy ticket on line & get a special Defender Gift - Click Here!

Location: Club Midway. 25 Ave B East Village, New York, NY

Contact: Janice

Phone: 914-312-3777 E-Mail:


Wednesday, September 5, 2007


Our exciting theatrical presentation is now on film!
NEW YORK Launch Party:
October 19, 2007, 7 pm
Helen Mills Theater
139 W. 26th Street
(betw 7th Ave and 6th Ave.)
Film Screening,
Discussion: 'Creative Ways to Fight for Reproductive Rights'
Reception, Networking
212-560-2616 for information or wordsofchoice@mindspring. com
MORE INFORMATION: www.wordsofchoice. org

Seeking New Works for WORDS OF CHOICE ...

"Words of Choice" is seeking creative writing about women's freedom and reproductive rights for possible inclusion in 'An Evening of New Works of Words of Choice,' performed as a staged reading by New York actors and directed by Francesca Mantani Arkus on October 28, 7-9 p.m. in Manhattan at The TACT Studio, 900 Broadway, Suite 905.
We are seeking works of 10 minutes or less.

The 10-minute works may be: scenes, monologues, short plays, sketches, short stories, poetry, spoken word, songs, letters, memoirs or elegant nonfiction. They may be: humorous, serious, eclectic, poignant, fanciful, quirky. They may be about: contraception, sex, abortion, pregnancy, adoption, activism, love, fear, rape, sexuality, gender stereotypes, the Religious Right, women's liberation or whatever spurs our dreams of reproductive freedom.
Send 'Short Words of Choice' by October 1 to

People interested in developing new their new works with our creative team are invited to attend a Creativity Workshop by Words of Choice on October 28 from 2-5 pm at The TACT Studio, 900 Broadway, Suite 905. Some selections may be included in 'An Evening of New Works,' (above). Email for further information: wordsofchoice@ mindspring. com or call 212-560-2616.

'Words of Choice' is a nonprofit organization, founded by Cindy Cooper, and devoted to the theatrical and creative expression of women's freedom and rights.