Dr. Willie Parker panel
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics And Prose at Busboys and Poets 5th & K welcomes a conversation on Reproductive Justice with Dr. Willie Parker, Ilyse Hogue, Reverend Dr. Christine Wiley and Reverend Dr. Dennis Wiley moderated by Jamila Taylor.

As access to legal abortion becomes more restricted and organizations providing the service face cuts in federal funding, the fate of Roe v. Wade is in peril. To understand what the Trump era means for reproductive rights, join us for a discussion of the issues with a panel of distinguished writers and public figures headed by Dr. Willie Parker, winner of the 2015 Planned Parenthood Margaret Sanger Award, and whose Pink House is the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. Parker will be in conversation with Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America and Reverend Dr. Christine Wiley and Reverend Dr. Dennis Wiley, co-pastors of the Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ. The discussion will be moderated by Jamila Taylor, a senior fellow at American Progress who specializes in domestic and international women’s health, reproductive rights, and reproductive justice.

Please be sure to arrive early to pick up your free event ticket the day of the event as space is limited.


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