Saturday April 26, 2014
PERILOUS TIMES: BEFORE--AND AFTER--ROE V WADE
Fran Moreland Johns, author of PERILOUS TIMES: AN INSIDER LOOK AT ABORTION BEFORE--AND AFTER--ROE V. WADE,
will discuss the dramatic and ongoing struggle for women's rights, focusing on women's personal stories of back alley abortions before Roe v Wade, and the physicians and activists who risked everything to provide safe
After initial comments, Ms. Johns, an OWL SF member, will be ‘in conversation' with OWL SF board member Maxine Anderson, followed by a Question & Answer session with the audience.
Some important questions:
• Are we returning to a pre-70s time?
• What are women's rights re: reproductive choice?
10 a.m. - 12 noon.
Flood Building, 870 Market Street, Room 1185
Handicap accessible. All invited.
OWL SAN FRANCISCO
The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
870 Market Street, #905
Welcome to the San Francisco Chapter of OWL
A chance for you to be informed, involved, and empowered.
A place for friendship, learning, and advocating for women.
OWL is the only national membership organization to focus exclusively on critical issues facing women as they age. We work together to improve the status and quality of life for midlife and older women through national, state, and local networks.
Through groundbreaking reports and studies, testimony before Congress, national grassroots campaigns, powerful public education programs, and coalition work with other organizations, OWL is demonstrating that the needs of midlife and older women are the needs of a caring and just society. By speaking on their own behalf, OWL members are making important and lasting improvements in midlife and older womenâ€™s lives.