Roe v. Wade: 35 Years and Counting
What we’ve gained, lost, and the future of choice
What: A Roe Celebration
When: Thursday, January 24, 2008
Cocktail Reception from 6:30 - 7 p.m.
Panel Discussion from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: NARAL Pro-Choice New York office
470 Park Avenue South, 7th floor
(between 31st and 32nd Streets)
Carolyn Westhoff - Professor, Ob/Gyn, Epidemiology, and Population and Family Health in the School of Public Health at Columbia University. Dr. Westhoff will discuss her experiences as an abortion provider and her predictions for the future of abortion providers in this country.
Liza Fuentes - Member of the Board of Directors of the National Network of the Abortion Funds and the New York Abortion Access Fund. Fuentes will talk about the various restrictions placed on low income women’s access to abortion since Roe v. Wade, and how our right to choose is not that simple of an issue.
Katherine Grainger - Vice President of Public Policy and Political Initiatives at NARAL Pro-Choice New York. Grainger was formerly the State Program Director of the Center for Reproductive Rights, where she finished their 2007 “What if Roe Fell” guide, in which she will discuss its patchwork of gaining rights for women across the nation.