Join the NWHN on March 5 for a stimulating day of dialogue and discussion on cutting-edge issues in women's health. Hear women's health leaders speak about the latest developments in research, politics and public health, learn how you can separate marketing hype from reliable information and be inspired by advocates and activists who are using the NWHN's analysis to take action for women's health.
The conference is FREE and open to the public. It is being held on the campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz.
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Conference sessions include:
Health and Social Justice: Making Change
Early Bird Session (9:30 am-11:00 am)
Longtime women's health activists will share their experiences and successes with community-based organizing and the development of local and national grassroots health projects.
The Ongoing Struggle for Reproductive Justice
Session II (11:00 am-12:30 pm)
Reproductive health experts, policy makers, and community activists discuss their work to ensure reproductive justice based on the needs and rights of diverse women in the United States as well as globally.
Moving Forward: The Fight for Universal Health Care
Session III (12:30 pm-1:30 pm)
Feminist health policy experts share up-to-the-minute information on national health reform and their analysis of how it will affect the health of all women.
Speakers include NWHN staff and board members: Amy Allina, Ninia Baehr, Alicia Bell, Judy Costlow, Angela Hooton, Laura Kaplan, Kimberly Lau, Dara Daneen Mendez, Bindiya Gillenwater Patel, Cindy Pearson, Malika Redmond, Susan Schewel, Ellen Shaffer, Susan Wood
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