One event on October 23, 2019 at 5:00 pm
One event on October 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Keynote Address—Reflecting on Health and Social Justice with Dr. Gloria Wilder
October 23, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm, Milstein West A
Join the Women’s Law Association for the first event of our fall conference on Gender, Health, and Justice!
Lunch will be provided and t-shirts will be handed out while supplies last.
Whose Life Counts—Examining Maternal Health Inequities in America
October 23, 2019, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm, Milstein West A
The WLA Fall Conference presents a panel on Maternal Health, Wednesday October 23rd at 5:00 pm in Milstein West A! Join us for the opportunity to discuss maternal health as it intersects with marginalized identities for the advocacy and practitioner perspective.
Our panel of speakers includes Laura Jiménez (Executive Director of the California Latinas for Reproductive Justice), Dr. Kelley Saia (Director of Project RESPECT Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Pregnancy & Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine), and Courtney Massaro (Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine)
This event will be followed by a reception from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Milstein West B.
We Dare Defend Our Rights—A Discussion of the Recent Anti-Abortion Legislation
October 24, 2019, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, Milstein East C
WLA and the Alliance for Reproductive Justice present a discussion on litigation efforts against abortion restriction as part of the WLA Fall Conference. The speakers are Pepis Rodriguez from the Lawyering Project and Alice Wang from the Center for Reproductive Rights. Lunch will be provided.