“Securing the Promise of Roe”
Jessica Arons, director of the Women’s Health and Rights Program at the Center for American Progress, will be the keynote speaker for PPHP’s celebrations of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. She will talk about the barriers women face in accessing abortion and what we can do to fulfill the promise of Roe for all women.
Arons has expertise in reproductive health, rights and justice, contraception, sexuality education, conscience clauses, assisted reproductive technologies, HPV vaccines, women’s health, privacy rights, HIV/AIDS, LGBT rights, the gender pay gap, and constitutional law. She has been seen on MSNBC, Fox News, and ABC News; heard on NPR and Clear Channel radio; quoted by the Associated Press, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal; and featured in The Baltimore Sun, The Nation, Politico, Slate magazine, The Huffington Post, Think Progress, Science Progress, and RHRealityCheck.
Events will be held in Long Island on January 23 and in Westchester January 24.
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