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      October 24, 2017

      Tuesday  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

      2 Church Street
      Burlington, Vermont 05401

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      The State of Reproductive Rights & Freedom

      On Tuesday October 24, the Greater Burlington Women's Forum will present: The State of Reproductive Rights & Freedom.

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      As reproductive rights in other states are being chipped away, Vermont has bolstered efforts to protect them, from pursuing state legislative efforts to protecting access to no-cost birth control, to sending congressional delegates to Washington who would protect these rights nationally. The work continues to ensure that all men and women have access to affordable, legal, and safe reproductive healthcare services.

      Nationally, reproductive rights face renewed threats. This summer brought several attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and with it challenges to services that are vital to men and women. What do efforts such as these mean for the country, and the state of Vermont? Our panelists will help us to better understand these challenges and what they mean moving forward.


      — Jill Krowinski, VT state legislator from Burlington and House Majority Leader
      — Meagan Gallagher, PPNNE President and CEO
      — Dr. Breena Holmes, Director of Maternal and Child Health for Vermont

      Bring a lunch, listen, learn, share, and network with women in our community. The program closes at 1:15pm with time for participants' announcements (job openings, services available, upcoming events...). The space is available until 1:30pm for informal networking.

      Please register to save your seat at the table (no need to print out a ticket, though!).

      BY DONATION. For our events to be accessible and affordable for all women, we rely on your contributions! We ask for a sliding scale donation at the door-- credit card, cash or check (payable to Greater Burlington Women's Forum). To make your contribution online, please click DONATE.

      Special thanks to the legal firm of PRIMMER PIPER EGGLESTON & CRAMER PC, our Founding Business Supporter; Mercy Connections, our Fiscal Agent, providing fiscal oversight and tax-exempt status; and to Mayor Miro Weinberger, our Event Host Sponsor.

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