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.
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.