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UCRJ Week 2024
April 19-28

The UCRJ team is busy organizing our second annual week of events to educate our community about the vision of the Reproductive Justice framework and inspire all to take action.

We want YOUR ideas! Individuals and organizations are invited to submit topic suggestions and event proposals. UCRJ is all about starting with big visions and seeing where it takes us, so even if your idea is not fully developed, we still want to hear from you.

Please use this form to submit your event idea(s) and someone from UCRJ will be in touch soon!

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 19


Saturday, April 20


Sunday, April 21


Monday, April 22

  • Noon: Virtual teach-in, "Self-Managed Abortion 101," with GRR! and Samantha Auerbach, MS, PhD


Tuesday, April 23

  • All day symposium at Spurlock Museum

  •      Panel 1: Bodily Autonomy and the Law, Part 1: Abortion Access

  •      Panel 2: Bodily Autonomy and the Law, Part 2: Gender-Affirming Care

Wednesday, April 24

  • 10:30am-noon: "Exposing Anti-Abortion Centers & Disinformation" hybrid teach-in with ISRJ and GRR! at the Women's Resource Center

  • 6:30pm CT: Virtual screening of PRECONCEIVED about the unexpected world of crisis pregnancy centers,  presented by GRR!


Thursday, April 25

  • 4-6pm: Reproductive justice zine event with the Women's Resource Center (WRC) and University Library at the (WRC)

  • 6:30pm: Virtual anti-abortion centers (aka crisis pregnancy centers) Google review-a-thon with Reproductive Transparency Now


Friday, April 26

  • Noon-1pm: In-person teach-in on the Illinois Pretrial Fairness Act at UUCUC (led by the Illinois Network for Pretrial Justice)

  • 6pm: Webinar on maternity care in Illinois, including the promises of the Midwife Practice Act of 2021 and integration of community midwives into the healthcare system, with Isis Rose MA, CLC, and Hannah Landis LM CPM.


Saturday, April 27


Sunday, April 28


All week long:

  • Period product drive coordinated by Illinois Students for Reproductive Justice (ISRJ)

  • Diaper drive to benefit the Bottom Line Diaper Bank, by United Way of Champaign

  • Display of reproductive justice-themed books at The Literary in downtown Champaign

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