Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Nashville Event Announcement: Loretta Ross at Watkins, 5/11

I couldn't find this event listing on the websites, so I'm reposting the email annoucement here (sent by Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee website), with added links:
Internationally acclaimed human and reproductive rights advocate Loretta Ross will be speaking FREE at Watkins College of Art and Design (on Metro Center Boulevard) at 7pm on Thursday, May 11th.

Ms. Ross, who will be talking about redefining the reproductive rights movement and creating a new vision for reproductive justice, is a founding member and the current national coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective ( She was a national co-director of the 2004 March for Women's Lives, and was the founder and executive director of the National Center for Human Rights Education (NCHRE) in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Ross lectures, writes and works frequently on issues relating to reproductive rights, human rights, women's issues, diversity issues, hate groups and bias crimes.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Copies of Ms. Ross' book, Undivided Right: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice (2004, South End Press) will be available for purchase and autographs.

Please join us at this great free event! If you have any questions, please contact Keri at 615-345-0952, or email

This event is sponsored by Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee and NOW - Tennessee.


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