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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Reproductive Healthcare Access: Local and National Threats and Opportunities

Start Date: 2/20/2020 8:30 AM EST
End Date: 2/20/2020 10:00 AM EST

Venue Name: Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC

1225 4th Street, NE
Washington, DC  United States  20002

Online Registration is now closed. You can register onsite at the event.

Presented by: Nonprofit Organization Forum 
Co-Sponsored by: Wellness and Health Law Forum

Confirmed Speakers:
Dr. Serina Floyd, Medical Director, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC 
Leila Abolfazli, Director of Federal Reproductive Rights, National Women’s Law Center 
Betsy Cavendish, General Counsel, Executive Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser
Marc Hearron, Senior Counsel, Center for Reproductive Rights
Jamie Abrams, Professor of Law, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
Betsy Harned, Vice President of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC

Our diverse panel of medical, legislative, and legal experts will discuss current local and national laws and their real-life impact on access to reproductive health care in DC. They will highlight the current bill pending before the DC Council, the “Strengthening Reproductive Health Protections Amendment Act”, which would enhance protections for access to reproductive health care in DC.
Panelists will also discuss the significance and potential impact of June Medical Services LLC v. Gee, scheduled to be argued before the Supreme Court on March 4, 2020, as the first case involving abortion to reach the Supreme Court's new majority.

Advance Registration Cost:
Members $15
Non-Members $25
Students $5

After 2/18/2020:
Members $20
Non-Members $30
Students $10

Light breakfast will be provided.

Thank you to our Sponsor Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP!
Refunds can only be processed for cancellations received more than two business days prior to the event.

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Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 2/19/2020 9:00 AM

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