Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Choices: Parenting Event on May 7th

Thursday, May 7 at 6:15 - 8:15pm

NARAL Pro-Choice New York, in partnership with co-sponsors Sistas on the Rise, Baby’s First Home, The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), and the Red Hook Initiative will highlight the work being done everyday to ensure that parenting is an accessible and supported reproductive choice for all.

Thursday, May 7th
6:00-8:00 pm
Sistas on the Rise
835 Dawson Street
Bronx, NY 10459


Contact Lalena Howard (lhoward at prochoiceny.org or 646-520-3506) to register for Choices: Parenting.

Contact Lalena Howard to RSVP or for more information.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Conference on the Right: Friday, May 1

THE RIGHT IN THESE TIMES:
UNDERSTANDING AND COMBATING CONTEMPORARY SHIFTS TO THE RIGHT
Second Annual Conference on "Rightist Movements"


Friday, May 1, 2009
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue


Free and Open to the Public

This conference brings together academic researchers, activists, and representatives of non-governmental organizations involved in understanding and contesting both contemporary trends toward the right and rightist efforts, from fiscally or socially conservative movements to hate groups. The aim of the conference is to draw on the insights of those conducting this important work across diverse professional fields toward an understanding of shifts to the right currently underway, as well as to build alliances and encourage collaboration between activists and academic and non-academic thinkers and researchers.

Co-Sponsors: Ph.D. Program in Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center; the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, CUNY Graduate Center; Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center; Planned Parenthood Federation of America; People for the American Way.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Repro Health Happy Hour this Thursday!

Repro Health Happy Hour is this Thursday, April 23rd from 6 to 9pm at Shrine Bar in Harlem.

More information online at http://www.shrinenyc.com

Hope to see you Thursday!

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Words of Choice Benefit for PPNYC

A special presentation of dynamic pro-choice theater to benefit Planned Parenthood of New York City this Thursday!

Directed by Francesca Mantani Arkus

Featuring Christa Marie Jackson, Carl H. Jaynes, and Claudia Schneider

Thursday, April 23rd, 7pm


with a panel discussion immediately following the show

Judson Memorial Church

55 Washington Square South

Tickets: $15


Proceeds benefit the work of Planned Parenthood of New York City

Limited Tickets Available. Get your tickets now by clicking here.

Words of Choice, a powerful theatrical performance, has traveled to more than twenty states to tell the stories of women (and men) and the right to choose. In a new production presented in New York City for the first time, three amazing actors weave together a dozen selections compiled by writer Cindy Cooper to carry audiences on a journey of joy, heartbreak, and rousing passion. For pro-choice activists, experienced and new, Words of Choice guarantees to fuel your fire.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Stonewall & Beyond: Honoring 40 Years Of Radical Queer Organizing

Monday, April 20, 2009
6:30 - 8:30 PM


LGBT Community Center
208 West 13th Street (btwn 7th/8th aves.), NYC

An intergenerational dialogue with:
Katherine Acey (Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice)
James Credle (Newark Pride Alliance)
Julie Davids (Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project, CHAMP)
Rickke Mananzala (FIERCE)
Imani Henry (International Action Center)

Moderated by Trishala Deb, Audre Lorde Project

Video presentation by Jay Toole & Queers for Economic Justice
Performance by Mahina Movement

Friday, April 10, 2009