Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Reproductive Justice Week of Action Chi City!

As part of the Reproductive Justice National Week of Action April 16th-23rd Chicago's Young Women's Empowerment Project (YWEP) Announces....

Reproductive Justice Speak Out for All Street Youth in Chicago!
Come SPEAK your MIND about SeXual ViOLeNce, dealing with doCToRs & SeX, HormONes, BiRth CoNTRol & MORE!
When: This Friday April 18th 2008
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Where: UIC Latino Cultural Center
Lecture Center B2 Enter Through 750 S. Halsted

Who: For & By All Street Youth
*This speak out is organized by YOUTH for YOUTH!
Street based means if you identify as being under age 25, homeless, are runaways, DCFS Wards, HIV positive, gang involved, survivors of police brutality, survivors of sexual assault, survivors of the mental health system, have had an abortion, fugitives, squatters, sell drugs to survive, use drugs, are queer, are couch surfin, are disabled, LGBTQAATSI, feminist, activists, butch queens, femme queens, transgender youth, butches, femmes, artist, rioter, involved in any part of the sex trade, rebels, militant fighter, trader, tagger, writer, slam poet, dreamer, racer, vagbond, rapper, youth of color, girls of color, young parents and girls who are mothers, freestyler, buttonmaker, anarchists, revolutionary thinker, or just plain surviving through the day 2 day hustle and flow of our struggle....

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1 comment:

Cindy Ibarra -YWEP said...

Young Women's Empowerment Project Chicago Reproductive Justice Speak Out Huge Success!
Our Reproductive Justice SPEAK OUT for street based youth reached over 50 youth from our hoods, streets and sister social justice projects like the Empowered Fee Fee's, the Young Women's Action Team, the Broadway Youth Center, Chicago Abortion Fund, Chicago Girls Coalition, Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health, Mujeras Latinas and La Case Norte. With inspiring performances, speaches and calls to action, youth activist from all over Chicago came together.

Read about the Speak OUT! in the WINDY CITY TIMES link