Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Across Pennslyvania
Events are being planned in numerous locations including Harrisburg and Philadelphia. Check the specific event for registration/RSVP details. We will be posting more events as they are planned. In the meantime, spread the word through our Facebook event page.
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1/22/13 - Roe v. Wade 40th Anniversary Discussion Location: Webster's Cafe and Bookstore, 133 E. Beaver Avenue, State College 16801 Time: 10am-11am
Ni-Ta-Nee NOW leaders will present information on the legal background, history, and aspects of Roe, reproductive justice issues by class and race, and expected legislation to be introduced in the PA legislature attacking or supporting Roe. Discussion will follow.
1/20/13 - Roe v. Wade Anniversary Celebration Location: La Bella Restaurant in Erie Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Organized by the Northwestern PA chapter of the National Organizationfor Women, co-sponsors include the NWPA American Civil Liberties Union, The Social Responsibility Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie, and Erie chapters of the American Association of University Women and the Leaague of Women Voters.Wine, beer, soft drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served. This event is free of charge, but advance reservations are required as seating is limited. Please e-mail email@example.com or call 814-734-1018 for further information and reservations.
_1/20/13 - Roe v. Wade Interfaith Service Location: Unitarian Church, 1508 Market Street, Harrisburg Time: 3:00pm, reception to follow
The Unitarian Church of Harrisburg welcomes several speakers to commemorate and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The featured speaker will be Rev. Rob Keithan, Director of Public Policy for the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. Other speakers include: Chaplain James Cavenaugh, “Lisa,” Rabbi Eric Cytryn, Shuso Julie Good-Kruger, and Rev. Richard C. Gordon. Donations will benefit Planned Parenthood of Northeast, Mid-Penn, and Bucks County. No RSVP necessary
1/22/13 - Roe v. Wade 40th Anniversary Happy Hour Location: Char’s Restaurant – Tracy Mansion, 1829 N. Front Street, Harrisburg Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Capitol Region Partnership Council of Planned Parenthood of Northeast, Mid-Penn, and Bucks County honors the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade with cocktails and conversation. A cash bar will be available.
Planned Parenthood PA Advocates and Planned Parenthood of Northeast, Mid-Penn, and Bucks County join local supporters in showing support for the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade through a visibility event on the steps of the State Capitol Building.
1/22/2012 - Roe v. Wade 40th Anniversary Visibility Event Location: Broad and Walnut Streets Time: Noon to 1:00pm
1/24/2012 - Roe At 40: Providers Under Attack Location: The offices of Montgomery-McCracken Walker & Rhoads; 123 South Broad Street, 28th Floor, Philadelphia Time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Join Women's Medical Fund and Women's Law Project to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Come learn about the harassment, violence and terrorism abortion providers experience and how the law is helping – or not. David S. Cohen, Associate Professor of Law at Drexel University's Earle Mack School of Law, and Krysten Connon (Drexel School of Law, Class of 2012) present their research on the targeted harassment of abortion providers. Cohen and Connon traveled the country and interviewed 85 abortion providers who shared their most personal and terrifying moments and how they cope with the risks they face. Please note: there is a fee for this event and proceeds support Women's Medical Fund. Light refreshments will be provided.