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Friday, February 5 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Reproductive Justice in Communities of Color

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There are still significant barriers to reproductive and other essential health care for low-income women, particularly women of color. We’ll explore women’s health care advocacy at the national and state levels, particularly in states where access to reproductive care is being restricted.


L. Toni Lewis

Dr. Lewis is a physician, and, since the spring of 2010, she has also been Chair of SEIU Healthcare. From 2007-2010, Dr. Lewis was President of the Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest physicians local in SEIU. She played a central role in building Healthcare United, a national grassroots movement of union and non-union nurses, doctors, and health care workers that placed the issue of national health reform at the forefront of the... Read More →


Yvonne Gutierrez

PP TX Votes

Monica Simpson

SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective
Monica Raye Simpson is the Executive Director of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective. A native of rural North Carolina, Monica has organized extensively against human rightsviolations, reproductive oppression, the prison industrial complex, racism and intolerance and is deeply invested in southern movement building and the fight for Black liberation. She is also committed to birth justice as a certified Doula. Monica couples... Read More →

Friday February 5, 2016 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Congressional CD Lobby Level

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