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Tue, Apr 23


Spurlock Museum

Reproductive Justice Symposium

Join us in person or via live stream for a day of panel discussions on pressing issues in reproductive justice, ending the day with a screening of the documentary PLAN C.

Reproductive Justice Symposium
Reproductive Justice Symposium

Time & Location

Apr 23, 2024, 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM

Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

About the Event

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9:30am – The Legal Landscape of Abortion Access

Moderator: Lesley Wexler, Illinois Law School

Panelists: Ameri Klafeta, ACLU of Illinois; Mike B., Elevated Access

11:15am – The Legal Landscape of Gender-Affirming Care and Trans Rights

Moderator: Tavish McMillin, Planned Parenthood of Illinois, and The Institute for Racial & Cultural Healing

Panelists: Ameri Klafeta, ACLU of Illinois; Brian C. Johnson, Equality Illinois

2:00pm - Post-Dobbs Effects on the Mental Health of Abortion Seekers and Workers

Moderator: Walker Fitz, Midwest Access Coalition

Panelists: Tuyet Mai Hoang, School of Social Work; Liz M., Elevated Access; and Melissa O’Rourke Merida, Equity Clinic


4:15pm - Environmental Factors that Affect Reproductive Health

Panelists: Kate Clancy, Department of Anthropology; Jodi Flaws, College of Veterinary Medicine; and Lori Raetzman,  School of Molecular & Cellular Biology

7:00pm - Screening of Plan C

A documentary on abortion pill access in the U.S.

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