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Upcoming EventsSaturday June 1, 2013, Honolulu. Honolulu Pride presents: 23rd Annual Honolulu Pride Parade – Stand UP, Stand OUT, Stand PROUD. Free to march for individuals, small fee for organizations wishing to enter. March from Magic Island is followed by Pride Festival at Kapiolani Park. For more information call PFLAG-Oahu: 808-672-9050,
. Tuesday, June 4 thru Sunday, June 9. The Honolulu Gay and Lesbian Cultural Foundation presents: 24td Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival In Memory of Adam Baran. Various times. Honolulu Academy of Arts Doris Duke Theater. For more information,
or call 675-8428. Fee for attendance. Friday June 7 to Sunday, June 9, 2013, Honolulu. Lambda Aloha presents: 20th Annual Kauai Pride Celebration – Over the Rainbow. Various events at Mariott courtyard in Kapa‘a. For more information: http://www.lambdaaloha.com/. Fee for attendance.
Past eventsSunday, May 12, 3:00 p.m.: Revolution Books (2626 S King St Honolulu, HI 96826) presents “After Innocence,” the story of innocent people wrongfully imprisoned for decades and then released after DNA evidence proved their innocence. The film focuses on seven men and their efforts to rebuild their lives after being thrust back into society with little or no support from the system that put them behind bars. The film is 90 minutes and will be followed by an introduction to the Stop Mass Incarceration Network. Materials about the network will be available, along with information on how you can get involved. For more information call: (808) 944-3106 Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, 2013, Hilton Hawaiian Village. The Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii presents: 29th Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. For more information: email email@example.com, 808956-7539, www.pacrim.hawaii.edu (registration fees apply).
Monday & Tuesday, April 29 and 30, 2013, Hawaii Convention Center. The Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii presents: 29th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity. For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org, 808956-7539, www.pacrim.hawaii.edu (registration fees apply).
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, (6:00 to 8:30 p.m. – doors open @ 5:15 for refreshments and mingling), Church of the Crossroads (1212 University Ave.). FREE. The Hawaii Peoples Fund and co-sponsors present “Healing Our People, Healing Our Streets – Prison Is Not the Answer”, featuring special guests Dr. Manulani Meyer and Dr. Shane Edwards. For more information contact Charmaine, 808.956.7539 or email email@example.com.Tuesday (5:00 -7:00 p.m.) and Wednesday (4:00 – 7:00 p.m.), March 26 and 27: Hawaii United for Marriage; Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii present: Light the Way to Justice: Hawaii State Capitol Vigil for U.S. Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases. Iolani Palace, Ewa Side, by Coronation Pavilion. All who support justice are encouraged to attend, whether it is equality for women and ethnic minorities, support for religious diversity, respect for the rights of workers, justice for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered individuals. Monday, February 25, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Miyama Main Hall, Harris United Methodist Church (Nu‘uanu Ave. and South Vineyard Blvd.). The Kokua Council presents “Reforming Hawaii’s Marijuana Laws” featuring speakers Pamela Lichty of the Drug Policy Action Group, and Heather Lusk of the CHOW Project (Community Health Outreach Work to Prevent AIDS/HIV). Small donation requested. For more information see http://kokuacouncil.org/
Thursday, February 28, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Hawaii State Capitol. Diverse community activists and allies present Honk For Pot, a sign-waving event to raise awareness and support for the reform of Hawaii marijuana laws via legalization/decriminalization and improvement of Hawaiiʻs 12-year old medical marijuana program. Bring a sign, or grab one of the signs supplied by on of the community allies, including the ACLU of Hawaii and Fresh Approach Hawaii. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, location and time TBA. The Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, UH Department of Sociology, TJ Mahoney, Community Alliance for Prisons, and Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women present a discussion of the new book Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation with guest speaker and author Dr. Beth Richie. Wednesday, February 6. 2013, 11:30 a.m. to noon, The Cathedral of Saint Andrew (corner of Beretania and Queen Emma), Honolulu. The Hawaii Coalition for Immigration Reform and Faith Action for Community Equity present a press conference to respond to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform proposal recently presented by President Obama and the bi-partisan Senate “team of eight”. Event will occur in the narthex (the porch outside the main entrance to the cathedral). Monday, Feburary 11, 2013, 11:30am, Hawaii State Capitol. Hawaii United for Marriage presents Marriage Equality Lobby Day. The marriage bill will not advance this year unless the Legislature schedules a hearing by this Tuesday, February 12th, this lobby day is to urge legislators to hear the bill. RSVP and more information:
December 3-6. Free, various times, statewide. The Hawaii State Legislature’s Public Access Room presents: We the Powerful! Discover the Public’s Power in the Legislative Process. Speaker Virginia Beck, the Assistant Public Access Coordinator at the Public Access Room (PAR), will lead the presentations. PAR is a division of the Hawai‘i State Legislature’s non-partisan Legislative Reference Bureau. event times and locations as follows:
Monday December 3 12:00 noon Kahului Community Center , 275 Uhu St. (in Kahului Community Park)
Monday December 3 5:30 p.m. Kihei Community Center, 303 E. Lipoa St. (small meeting room)
Tuesday December 4 12:00 noon Pukalani Tavares Community Center , 91 Pukalani St. (meeting room near pool)
Wednesday December 5 5:30 p.m. Lahaina Civic Center, 1840 Honoapiilani (social hall)
Thursday December 6 5:30 p.m. Wailuku Public Library, 251 High St.
For more information: (808) 984 2400, ext. 7-0478 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org [contact if you need special assistance or services such as sign language interpreters. To communicate via the TTY device, call toll free 974 4000 ext. 7-0749 or 808/587-0749.]Wednesday, December 5, 7:00 p.m., Aloha Tower’s Pier Ten. Free, but reservations suggested. Equality Hawaii, Freedom to Marry, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Hawaii Pacific University Student Government Association present: “Winning The Freedom To Marry In Hawaii.” Evan Wolfson, the civil rights attorney considered the architect of the national marriage equality movement, will headline the talk story event. As co-counsel in Hawaii’s landmark marriage case in the 1990s, Evan launched the ongoing global movement for the freedom to marry, and went on to found Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide. Evan will talk about the recent ballot victories in four states, the status of the movement and the possibilities for Hawaii. reservations:
Saturday, December 15, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Blaisdell Center, Maui Room (second floor above Galleria). Free, but registration requested to help our budget and planning. The ACLU of Hawaii presents “Annual Meeting & Bill of Rights Day Celebration” ADA-accessible. Free, but requires reservations (to help our budget and planning). RSVP by Saturday 12/1 to email@example.com, (808) 522-5906 (Neighbor islands toll free 1-(877) 544-5906 , or fax (808) 522-5909. Request special accommodation by 12/1 to our office. We will always try to meet accommodation requests. Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m. t0 1:00 p.m., Ward Warehouse Kewalo Room (2nd Floor). Hawaii Youth Services Network presents: The Hawaii Legislature: Tips and Tools for Effective Legislative Education and Advocacy/Key Issues for the 2013 Legislative Session. Panelists include: Deborah Zysman, Good Beginnings Alliance, Alex Santiago, former state legislator, Katie Polidoro, Planned Parenthood of Hawaii, Kat Brady, Community Alliance on Prisons, Suzanne Marinelli, Public Access Room, Hawaii State Capitol. Fee for participation includes lunch. Register by Friday, October 19, 2012. For assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call at (808) 531-2198 ext 6 and leave a message. Register online:
Friday, October 19, 7:00 p.m. t0 9:00 p.m., Kapaa Public Library, 1464 Kuhio Highway. ACLU of Hawaii, Planned Parenthood Hawaii, YWCA of Kauai, Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii, Roccoʻs Pizza and Malama Pono present: Dinner and a Movie – “Letʻs Talk About Sex”. FREE. Watch the award-winning sex-education policy film, “Letʻs Talk About Sex” by Director Jim Houston, eat Roccoʻs Pizza and discuss why Hawaii teens need comprehensive, medically accurate sex-education. Space is limited, RSVP to email@example.com or call 1(877) 544-5906. The Kapaa Public Library is ADA accessible, request special accommodation contact the ACLU of Hawaii by Monday, October 12. We will always try to fullfil requests.
Monday, October 22, 8:00 a.m. t0 4:30 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel (room TBA). Harm Reduction Hawaii and co-sponsors present: Harm Reduction 2012: Doing More With Less. Fee for participation. A one-day interactive conference to discuss ways of developing more holistic and culturally appropriate evidence-based interventions in the context of harm reduction practice. Register at: www.harmreductionhawaii.wordpress.com
Saturday, September 15: Constitution Day! Commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution.
Sunday, September 16: 11 a.m. to noon, AM 1080, K-108 “Insight into Our Government and Economy” with host Rod Tam and guest, ACLU of Hawaii talking about and taking your questions on civil rights.
Friday. September 21, 11:45 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, September 22, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Honolulu location TBA. Fee for attendance, limited scholarships available. The Hawaii People’s Fund presents: Tools for Justice. 3-day intensive training will emphasize base-building, campaign and leadership development as the building blocks of strong community organizing work. Registration information or more information: Darlene Rodrigues at HPFgrants@lava.net or 593-9969.
Friday, September 21, 7:00 p.m., The Arts a Marks Garage. the Arts at Marks and LaborFest Hawaii present: “The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting For Superman.” Free. This film is a counter-argument to Davis Guggenheim’s “Waiting for Superman” which targeted teacher unions and pushed privatization, charter schools, and the business model of education. A panel and audience discussion will follow the screening. For more information:
ACLU Event! Saturday, September 29, (1:00 registration) 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., Blaisdell Center, Maui Room (second floor above Galleria). Free, but registration requested to help our budget and planning. The ACLU of Hawaii presents “The Supreme Court: Politics and Principle in a Presidential Election Year” featuring guest speaker Steven Shapiro, legal director of the national ACLU. ADA-accessible. Free, but requires reservations (to help our budget and planning). Space limited so respond today. RSVP by Friday, 9/22 to firstname.lastname@example.org, (808) 522-5906 (Neighbor islands toll free 1-(877) 544-5906 , or fax (808) 522-5909. Request special accommodation by Friday, 9/14 to our office. We will always try to meet accommodation requests.
Monday, October 1, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the State Capitol Auditorium. The Hawaii State Legislature presents the 19th annual Children and Youth Summit. Free, includes lunch, advance registration required. An important day-long event convening youth from across the state to discuss key priorities, draft legislation, and network. Youth -ask your school administrators if you would like to be involved! At the same time, a non-voting adult discussion group on youth issues, open to the public, will take place. ACLU of Hawaii to present a Civil Rights topic during the short plenary session. http://www.hawaiicyd.org/2012/
Sunday, October 7, 2012, day-long, on the grounds of Honolulu Hale. Free. The State of Hawaii presents Children and Youth Day, a celebration of Hawaii’s youth. Entertainment, information, and more. An ACLU of Hawaii booth is planned.
Saturday, September 9: Student Journalism Conference, UH Manoa. Invitation only. ACLU of Hawaii presenting a press conference for youth journalists.
Wednesday, September 12: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m, Sustainability Courtyard, UH Manoa, FREE. World Can’t Wait presents: Day of Resistance: “Humanity and the Planet Come First.” Tables (including an ACLU of Hawaii table dedicated to Free Speech and Know Your Rights info), small workshops and film showings during the Festival.
Wednesday, August 29, 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church (1020 South Beretania Street, Honolulu) Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE), Catholic Charities Hawaii and the Hawaii Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association present: Immigration Info Workshop on the Deferred Action Program. FREE informational workshop on the new Deferred Action program. Immigration lawyers and community representatives will answer questions. Potential applicants can get the facts and start their planning now! Attend to ask questions and get informational materials. Contact: Stan Bain – FACE: email@example.com
Thursday, August 16, 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. - Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus I, The Office of Youth Services and Hawaii Youth Services Network present: Resiliency in the Faces of Adversity. FREE. Topics include: Findings & Recommendations of the Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Hawaii Juvenile System Report, Christian Moore, Founder of “Why Try”, WCCC ”Prison Monologues, Roy Sakuma. For more information, see the Hawaii Youth services Network website,
. Limited travel scholarships available; contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, July 24, 2012, from 4:30-6:30pm, YWCA Laniakea (1040 Richards St.). The YWCA of Hawaii presents: “Eliminating Gender Violence in Education: The Next 40 Years of Title IX”. FREE, registration required. Panelists will include Associate Justice Sabrina McKenna, Professor Linda Krieger of the William s. Richardson School of Law, and Jennifer Rose, Gender Equity Specialist at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. To register, or for more information, please contact: Allicyn Akahoshi Floyd, Gender Equity/Advocacy Office, UH Manoa Phone: (808) 956-9977 Email: email@example.com. Co-sponsored by the Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, Hawaii Women Lawyers, Hawaii State Bar Association DEAL
Thursday, July 19, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Honolulu location. The Hawaii Department of Education presents: Student Leadership Conference 2012. A meeting with representatives from school governments in Hawaii. Private event. An ACLU of Hawaii information table staffed by 2012 Summer interns and board member Brooke Wilson is planned.
Thursday, July 19, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Ward Warehouse/Kakaako Room. The Hawaii Youth Services Network presents: Cyber-Bullying & Violence Prevention. $20 (scholarships available). Guest speakers: Antonia R.G. Alvarez, LSW Director of Youth Suicide & Bullying Prevention, Mental Health America of Hawai`i and Detective Christopher Duque, Retired HPD & Internet Safety/Security Expert. Register by Friday, July 13. Questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012: Independence Day! Celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
Saturday, June 23, R&D Honolulu (691 Auahi Street) 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. FREE. The Asian American Journalists Association presents: “Vincent Chin 30: Standing Up Then and Now.” Documentary film screening followed by discussion. In 1982, at the height of anti-Japanese sentiments, Vincent Chin was murdered in Detroit by two white autoworkers who said, “it’s because of you mother** that we’re out of work.” When the judge fined the killers a mere $3,000 and three years of probation, Asian Americans around the country galvanized to form a real community and movement. Space is limited. RSVP by June 22 at 5p.m. via email at email@example.com, on Facebook at AAJA Hawaii or call 741-1355.
Thursday, June 14, 2-4 p.m., West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy., Kailua-Kona (Hawaii Island). A community talk story about how we can malama our youth who are in contact with the juvenile justice system. A short update on recent juvenile justice research and an open discussion will follow. Co-sponsored by the Hawai’i Office of Youth Services and the Juvenile Justice State Advisory Council. For more info.: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, June 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ward Warehouse Kaka‘ako Room. $20. Hawaii Youth Services Network Annual Membership Meeting presents: Cyberbullying & Violence Prevention. For more information and to register:
Thursday, May 31 to Sunday, June 3, various times, Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theater. The Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation presents: The 23rd Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival. For more information:
Saturday, June 2, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Magic Island, Honolulu. PFLAG Hawaii and Honolulu Pride present: Honolulu Pride 2012 – Time 2 Get Equal (Pride Parade & Celebration)Parade starts at 10:00 AM from Magic Island Saturday, June 2, 2012. FREE Pride Celebration to follow around the Kapiolani Park bandstand from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Following the celebration, the Hawaii Pride Festival Foundation will sponsor a PRIDE Dance Party at McCoy Pavilion (time TBA). For more information:
Friday, June 8, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach, Kapaa (Kauai Island). $20 conference fee, scholarships available. The Kauai LGBT Youth Council presents: LGBT Youth and Safety Conference: Support • Connect • Respect. Join Youth, parents, friends, educators, service providers and lawmakers for a day-long conference on issues facing LGBT youth on Kauai. Keynote Speaker: the Honorable Sabrina McKenna, Associate Justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court. For more information or to register:
/ Tuesday, May 1, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., YWCA Laniakea, Fuller Hall. Tickets $12.00 (includes refreshments). Documentary screening of “Vincent Who?” Vincent Chin was murdered in 1982 in Detroit because of his race. His death proved to be a pivotal and landmark case in the Asian American civil rights movement.Q&A panel featuring filmmaker Curtis Chin and guests to follow. Sponsored by the YWCA, JACL, AAJA, NAPABA, Media Council Hawaii and Hawaii International Film Festival. Tickets online at www.ywcaoahu.org/vincentwho, $12 fee includes refreshments. Purchase by April 23. YWCA, 1040 Richards St, Honolulu 96813. Info: email@example.com Tuesday, May 15, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., YWCA Laniakea, Room 307. Suggested donation $10.00. The YWCA of O’ahu, in partnership with ACLU and Planned Parenthood of Hawaii, will be showing the film “Let’s Talk About Sex”. This event is co-sponsored by the Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women and Women’s Fund of Hawaii. Following the event, representatives from ACLU, Planned Parenthood of Hawaii, YWCA and the Commission on the Status of Women will talk story on key issues that affect women’s health this past legislative session. Let’s Talk About Sex takes a revealing look at how American attitudes towards adolescent sexuality affect today’s teenagers and also compares European attitudes with American. The film concludes in Oregon, where the lessons learned in Western Europe are helping to create practical solutions.
Within this film, real parents and youth, compelling statistics, animation and archival material, all combine to paint an urgent picture of American youth in crisis. A crisis that not a lot of people are talking about. Let’s Talk About Sex challenges the viewer to take on this often uncomfortable subject and help protect the future of our young people. For more information & to RSVP: http://www.ywca.org/site/pp.aspx?c=9fLGJSOyHpE&b=294827Tuesday, April 24, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 300 Ala Moana Boulevard. Faith Action for Community Equity presents: Vigil for Immigrant Justice. The US Supreme Court will soon decide the fate of Arizona’s extreme anti-immigrant law, SB 1070. Join FACE (Faith Action for Community Equity) to stand in solidarity with those who believe in equal treatment and equal opportunity for all families! If the court strikes down the law, that would set a major precedent – that state-sponsored racial profiling will not be tolerated. for more information, or to join a virtual vigil: www.vigilforjustice.org Tuesday, April 24, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., UH Manoa Law School, Moot Court Room. (includes refreshments). Lambda Law Students present: Two Spirits: Deconstructing Gender Norms. A discussion and film on a life unrestrained by gender expectations. 2515 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822, William S. Richardson School of Law. RSVP on facebook:
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Thursday, April 19, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., Fort Street Mall (gather fronting Longs Downtown) World Can’t Wait Hawaii joins a national day of action to say: “NO TO MASS INCARCERATION”. Demonstrators will be at the bus stops near Long’s Drugs, which is a major bus transfer point. For more information about the growing movement to stop mass incarceration: National Day of Action Thursday, March 8, 9:25 a.m. to 10:40 a.m., Kauai Community College. FREE. Kauai Community College presents First Amendment at KCC, featuring Daniel Gluck, senior staff attorney with the ACLU of Hawaii. What every journalist should know, what every student should know, what every citizen should know about the right to a free press and Hawaii’s media shield law. Open to the public, priority seating for journalism students. For more information, contact Carol Bain, firstname.lastname@example.org. This event will be videotaped by KCC journalism students. Saturday, March 10, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Studio 909 at the Musicians Building (949 Kapiolani). FREE The Hawaii People’s Fund presents: Break the Code of Silence! A call for inclusion, equality and safety of LGBT youth. includes a screening of the award-winning documentary “Out in the Silence” followed by a facilitated discussion and a Q & A with the filmmakers. For more information email email@example.com. Thursday, 1/26/12, 6:00 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage. FREE Hawaii Women in Filmmaking and the ARTS at Marks Garage present Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock, by Sharon La Cruise. Daisy Bates was a complex, unconventional, and largely forgotten heroine of the civil rights movement who led the charge to desegregate the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. Post-film discussion panelists: ACLU of Hawaii Board Member Steven H. Levinson with Joshua Cooper, Njoroge Njoroge, Jill Leilani Nunokawa, Cindy Spencer. Film is 1 hour, and captioned. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org. FLYER Tuesday, 1/31/12, 6:00 p.m., William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2. FREE The Hawaii Federalist Society & Harm Reduction Hawaii present Legalize it? Debate on the Legalization of Drugs between Neill Franklin, executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and law professor William “Bill” Otis. For more information: www.facebook.com/HawaiiFederalistSociety Wednesday, 2/1/12, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Laniakea YWCA. $10 suggested donation. The Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii and Harm Reduction Hawaii present: Cops from the frontlines say: end the war on drugs. Featuring Neill Franklin, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and a retired police major. Neill Franklin, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) and a retired police major is a 33-year police veteran who led multi-jurisdictional anti-narcotics task forces for the Maryland State Police and ran training for the Baltimore Police Department. After seeing several of his law enforcement friends killed in the line of fire while enforcing drug policies, Neill knew that he needed to work to change these laws that cause so much harm but do nothing to reduce drug use. FLYER Sunday, 2/12/12, 1:00 p.m., William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2. FREE The Japanese American Citizens League, ACLU of Hawaii and Japanese Cultural Center present: Day of Remembrance 2012/From Honoluliuli to Guantanamo…Due Process Under Siege featuring keynote speaker Neal Katyal, Former U.S. Solicitor General, who spoke out against wartime injustice through the significant due process case, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld. This event will also include a screening of Ryan Kawamoto‘s short film “The 1800: the Untold Story of Internment in Hawaii”. For more information, contact Derrick Iwata (808) 945-7633. FLYER Friday, 1/20/12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda. FREE Planned Parenthood Hawaii presents Stand Up for Choice Roe v. Wade Commemoration - marking the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade- the landmark Supreme Court decision recognizing a woman’s right to privacy in making decisions about her health and her body. “This year, more than ever, it’s important we take time out to recognize the importance of our reproductive rights and our role in protecting them.”