Nostras Voces!

Repeats every day until Sat Feb 25 2017.
Thu, Feb 23 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Fri, Feb 24 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Sat, Feb 25 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Bowker Auditorium

Come one, come all to UMass Students for Reproductive Justice (USRJ) Presents: Nostras Voces! 

Nostras Voces, Latin for "Our Voices", is an annual production that is student-written and student-run. The show is composed of monologues, spoken word, poetry, and other performances about identity and life narratives around themes of race, gender, sexuality, and ability. Dancers from the Body Project will also be featured. 

Ticket sales begin at 6:30, doors open at 7. 

Content Warning: Please be aware the content in this show can be triggering for some. There is graphic language, and recounts of assault and abuse in this show.

UMass Amherst
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Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $10 general admission.

Commemorating Roe v. Wade -- Featuring the Executive Director of the National Network of Abortion Funds

Sat, Feb 11 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Red Barn
Yamani Hernandez, a visionary and strategic leader working for reproductive,
racial, and economic justice, will be the featured speaker at the annual event
commemorating Roe v. Wade by the Abortion Rights Fund of Western
Massachusetts. ARFWM will also honor Ms. Hernandez through a donation to
Access Reproductive Care – Southeast, a new abortion rights fund in Atlanta.
Ms. Hernandez leads the National Network of Abortion Funds, which builds the
capacity and power of its grassroots member organizations while working to
remove financial, logistical, cultural, and political barriers to abortion access. The
network is comprised of 70 grassroots organizations in 38 states and three
countries, with thousands of volunteers who respond to more than 100,000
callers per year in need of financial support for abortions.

The annual “Roe Event” commemorates the 1973 landmark decision by the
United States Supreme Court making reproductive choice legal. In a time of
intensive attacks on women’s reproductive rights across the United States, and
the likelihood of additional anti‐choice justices on the Supreme Court, the risks to
this vital legislation have never been greater. Join us to share community and gain
energy for the battles ahead.

Members of the press are warmly invited to attend, but for security purposes must register in advance by emailing Students are admitted free with I.D., but space is limited.

Hampshire College
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Visions for Reproductive Justice: Resistance and Rebellion, 2017 and Beyond

Tue, Jan 31 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Neilson Library Browsing Room

Join Sujatha Jesudason, Sandra Criswell and Miriam Yeung, three activists and leaders in reproductive justice, as they discuss challenges of the present political climate and share their experiences from the field. They will cover a range of topics including: building and sustaining the leadership of women of color, the role of white women in dismantling white supremacy, and cross-movement, cross-issue organizing. 

Smith College
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Five College Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Certificate Reception

Mon, Oct 26 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Red Barn

The new Five College Certificate in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice provides students an opportunity to develop a strong understanding of the social, economic, legal and political conditions that influence reproduction in the U.S. and transnationally. Come build community, enjoy some food, learn more about the certificate and relevant courses being offered next semester and meet faculty and other students interested in reproductive health, rights and justice.

Hampshire College
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