Thursday, September 3, 2009

Busting the Myths! A Community Teach-in on Health Care Reform 9/10

Are you concerned about the myths and misinformation being spread about health care reform?

Do you want to learn how to make the case for health care for all?

If so, join us on SEPTEMBER 10 to learn how to bust the myths and learn what's REALLY at stake in health reform!

Speakers include expert "myth-busters":

· Drs. Manel Silva and Oni Blackstock from the National Physicians Alliance
· Elisabeth Benjamin from the Community Service Society
· Tim Foley from NYC for Change
· Lois Uttley and Eesha Pandit from Raising Women’s Voices
· Traci Perry from Planned Parenthood of NYC

Where: Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, NYC

When: Thursday, September 10th, 6:30 - 8:30pm (doors open at 6pm)

Why: Because it’s time to take back the debate.

NARAL NY Activist Leadership Circle new member events start next Wednesday

You are invited to join NARAL Pro-Choice New York’s Activist Leadership Circle!

The Activist Leadership Circle is a group for all people interested in getting more involved in NARAL Pro-Choice New York’s efforts.

Members of the Activist Leadership Circle meet once a month to discuss current reproductive health issues, learn about opportunities to participate and lead upcoming advocacy efforts, and develop new advocacy initiatives and campaigns.

The Circle has three Action Groups for members to join including the Outreach Action Group, Political and Legislative Action Group, and the Reproductive Health Education Group.

To join, you must participate in our 4-part series of new member trainings and events. Our next new member series kicks-off on Wednesday, September 9th.

Below is the complete new member training and event schedule:

Wednesday, 9/9/09, 6:00-8:30 pm: “Welcome & NARAL Pro-Choice New York 101”
Saturday, 9/12/09, time and location TBD: “Pro-Choice Election Day of Action”
Wednesday, 9/16/09, 6:00-8:00 pm: “How to Talk about the Issues and Take Action”
Wednesday, 9/23/09, 6:00-8:00 pm: “Graduation and Welcome party”

For more information and to RSVP, please contact our Community Organizer anytime at lhoward at

View our Facebook invitation here.

View the Activist Leadership Circle webpage and flier here.