2019 Year of Equity

Take Root: A Reproductive Justice Panel

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 11:15am to 1:45pm
William T. Young Library Auditorium
Date: Oct 8, 2019 (Tuesday)

Light Lunch Reception: 11:15am-12:15pm, Multipurpose Room, WTY Library
Panel: 12:30-1:45pm, UKAA Auditorium, WTY Library
Evening Reception: 5-7pm, Lyric Theater 
As part of the Year of Equity programming, this panel brings together organizers, activists, and healthcare providers from national organizations red states to discuss challenges, approaches, and perspectives in advancing reproductive justice. Centering on the experiences and leadership of women, trans, and non-binary people of color, this panel will present latest community research, initiatives, and advocacy on reproductive justice.
Panelists, in alphabetical order, include: 
In addition to the Year of Equity, this event is co-sponsored by the departments of Anthropology, Gender and Women Studies, Sociology, and Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies; the Office of LGBTQ* Resources, the Center for Health Equity Transformation, the Center for Equality and Social Justice, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health, the National Advocates for Pregnant Women, and Kentucky Health Justice Network. 


Year of Equity Kickoff

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Jacobs Science Building Atrium
Type of Event (for grouping events):
Join us for free food, free t-shirts, and giveaways as we kick off a year that will feature a series of events looking at the history and the future of equity at the University of Kentucky and beyond. Our featured speaker Dr. George C. Wright, Distinguished Visiting Professor of HIstory, will explain why Lyman T. Johnson's successful desegregation lawsuit still matter today, 70 years later. 
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