Monday, October 24, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Panel Discussion with :

Vanessa Volz, Executive Director, Sojourner House

Susan Llyod Yolen, Vice-President, Public Policy and Advocacy

Kate Brock, Executive Director, Ocean State Action

Lt. Governor Elizebeth Roberts, moderator

The panel will discuss

  • How the Right has made access to abortion and birth control more difficult;
  • How that access is even more difficult for women of color and low income women;
  • How abortion issues threaten to derail the development of the Health Insurance Exchange here in RI
  • How funding is being cut for programs that assist victims of domestic violence
  • And what we can do to push back.