Center professionals often participate in panels and events around the world addressing current topics in reproductive rights and health. Below are recent and upcoming events.
Times are Eastern Time except where specified.
February 17, 2021: The Global Gag Rule Explained. This live webinar, featuring the Center's Martin Onyango, Senior Legal Adviser for Africa, will discuss the effects of the Global Gag Rule on sexual and reproductive health and rights, specifically on abortion provision, in the region. Watch it at 2 pm EAT/6 am EST here.
16 December 2020: Maternal Health: Justice for Mothers in 2021. The Meteor Fund hosts a free virtual workshop series with the Center for Reproductive Rights, featuring legal experts and grassroots organizers. The Dec. 16 workshop features Breana Lipscomb, Senior Manager of the Center's Maternal Health and Rights Initiative. 7 p.m. Click here to register.
9 December 2020: Reproductive Rights: What's Ahead in 2021. The Meteor Fund hosts the first in a free virtual workshop series with the Center for Reproductive Rights, featuring legal experts and grassroots organizers. The first event features the Center's Fajer Saeed Ebrahim along with Dahlia Lithwick of Slate and Michelle Wilson of Women Engaged. 7 p.m. Click here to register.
3 December 2020: Situación de las personas privadas de libertad en El Salvador en el contexto de la pandemia, con enfoque de género. The Center's LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) team along with local partners in El Salvador will participate in a public virtual hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights concerning the rights of women deprived of liberty during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Spanish. 2 p.m. To register, click here.
16 November 2020: What You Need to Know: The State of Reproductive Rights In Florida. The Center's Diamond Brown and Arielle Humphries and one other speaker (TBD) will host a webinar discussing reproductive rights in the state of Florida, with an emphasis on restrictive legislation involving abortion and its impact on marginalized communities. 6 p.m. To register to attend, click here.
13 November 2020: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Briefing on Maternal Health Disparities. Jennifer Jacoby, Federal Policy Counsel at the Center, testifies at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. 10 a.m. For a live stream click here. To read the Center's written testimony, click here.
29 October 2020: Serving Those Who Serve: a Congressional Briefing on Servicemembers' and Veterans' Barriers to Infertility Care. The Center's Freya Riedlin and Karla Torres participate in a briefing co-hosted by the Center and RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association. 1 p.m. Click here to register.
28 September 2020: BLACK LIVES MATTER: The Impact of Racism on Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice. The Center's Diamond Brown, counsel, Lawyers Network, participates in a panel on the historical context of reproductive health and justice, anti-Black racism, and the role of power and privilege. 4 p.m. Click here to register.
24 September 2020: Take Action: Defund ICE and CBP and Stop Reproductive Violence. American Friends Service Committee, one of the co-authors of the Center's new issue brief on U.S. mistreatment of pregnant immigrants, participates in a Detention Watch Network Facebook Live discussion of the report's findings. 4 p.m.
27 August 2020: How Legal Decisions and Policy Making Impact Reproductive Rights in 2020 and Beyond. Johns Hopkins University hosts a panel featuring the Center's senior federal legislative counsel, Sara Outterson. 3 p.m. Click here to register.
24 August 2020: A Decade of Existence: Tracking Implementation of Article 26(4) of the Kenyan Constitution. The Center presents a panel on the 10th anniversary of Kenya's constitution, progress on rights, and failure to implement its constitutional guarantees to legal abortion. Panel includes the Center's Evelyne Opondo, senior regional director for Africa. 11 a.m. East Africa Time, 4 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Attend via Facebook at the Center for Reproductive Rights or Reproductive Health Network Kenya.
12-16 August 2020: RePRO Online Film Festival. Proceeds go to the Center for Reproductive Rights and allied organizations. Pilar Herrero, senior staff attorney for human rights at the Center, will be on the Policing Pregnancy Call to Action panel after the films 62 Days and Personhood on August 14. Visit the mama.film website for schedule and tickets.
12 August 2020: Youth Engagement for Global Action. Reproductive Health Network Kenya hosts a conversation that unpacks the challenges of engaging young people in Kenya around issues like teenage pregnancy. Featuring the Center's Martin Onyango, senior legal adviser for Africa.
5 August 2020: Defending Reproductive Rights Panel with Special Guest Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. New York State Attorney General Letitia James hosts a panel with Center for Reproductive Rights president and CEO Nancy Northup, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and others. Video replay
5 August 2020: Reflections From the Supreme Court: Julie Rikelman & Arguing June v. Russo. The National Association of Women Lawyers hosts a webinar in which Julie Rikelman, the Center's senior director, litigation, will be speaking about her experience arguing June Medical Services v. Russo before the Supreme Court, the impact of the decision, and joining the ranks of women who have argued before the Supreme Court.
16 July 2020: Reproductive Rights in 2020. Harvard Law School's Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics hosts a panel featuring Julie Rikelman, the Center's senior director, litigation, discussing the June Medical v. Russo Supreme Court decision. Video replay.