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UCRJ Week 2024 - Virtual Events

Please join us for these virtual and hybrid events during UCRJ Week 2024 (April 19-28). Detailed information including registration and virtual links for each event can be found on our Events Calendar.

 

Thank you to the partner organizations who helped make this portion of UCRJ Week available to all: Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights (GRR), Reproductive Transparency Now (RTN), Spurlock Museum, the UIUC Library, the UU Church of Indianapolis, and the UU Church of Urbana-Champaign.

All times listed are Central Time:

 

Sunday, April 21

 

Monday, April 22

 

Tuesday, April 23 - Symposium at Spurlock Museum

Live-stream link: https://go.library.illinois.edu/ReproductiveJustice2024

  • 9:30am - The Legal Landscape of Abortion Access

         Moderator: Lesley Wexler, Professor, Illinois Law School

         Panelists: Ameri Klafeta, Director of the Women's and Reproductive Rights Project, ACLU of Illinois; Mike B., Director of  

         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, Director of the Women's and Reproductive Rights Project, ACLU of Illinois; Brian C. Johnson,

         CEO of Equality Illinois

  • 2:00pm – Panel on mental health in reproductive justice and abortion care

          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.

Wednesday, April 24

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

 

Thursday, April 25

 

Friday, April 26

  • 6pm: Webinar with Isis Rose MA, CLC, and Hannah Landis LM CPM, "Landscape of Midwifery in East Central Illinois"

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