SF Bay Area Indymedia indymedia
About Contact Subscribe Calendar Publish Print Donate

San Francisco | Womyn | Front Page

Thu Jan 19 2012 (Updated 01/20/12) Pro-Choice Activists to Counter "Walk for Life" with Family-Friendly Event
West Coast Rally for Reproductive Justice, Rain or Shine! Women's rights advocates will celebrate the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade in San Francisco's Justice Herman Plaza on the same day that the annual "Walk for Life" calls for its repeal in other parts of the city. On Saturday, January 21st, the Rally for Reproductive Justice will feature music, children's entertainment and speakers from 11 am to 1pm. All activities will take place under large tents so attendees can enjoy the event shielded from forecasted rain showers.

Speakers will include Senator Mark Leno, San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu, Change.org's Women's Rights Director Alex DiBranco, Dr. Sophia Yen of the Silver Ribbon Campaign and Patty Belasalma, President of California NOW.

Tabling organizations will be on hand including ISIS (Internet Sexuality Information Services), World Can't Wait, Bay Area Coalition for our Reproductive Rights, SF NOW, and Religious Communities for Reproductive Justice, amongst others. Local artists the Raging Grannies and Ziva Hadar will perform on stage while balloon twisters and face-painters round out the program for this all ages event.

Event Announcement

11/26/15 Activists Vow to Mobilize at Paris Climate Change Summit Despite Protest Ban   Environment & Forest Defense | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
11/25/15 California Prisoner Hunger Strikes & Class Action Lead to Major Limits on Use of the SHU   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | California
11/24/15 Thirty-Year-Old Yonas Alehegne Becomes OPD's Fourth Fatal Shooting Victim in 2015   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Immigrant Rights
11/24/15 Board Of Supervisors Pass Most Comprehensive Cell Phone Simulator Privacy Policy in U.S.   Police State and Prisons | Government & Elections
11/24/15 Labor Organization Works to Provide Dependable Access to Tools   Santa Cruz Indymedia
11/24/15 Students Call for Tuition-Free College, Cancellation of All Student Debt, $15 Minimum Wage   Labor & Workers | Education & Student Activism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
11/24/15 Mission Santa Cruz Vandalized Repeatedly Following Canonization of Junipero Serra   Racial Justice | Santa Cruz Indymedia
11/22/15 Black Friday 14 Action a Prelude to Huge Rally to Raise Oakland Minimum Wage to $15/Hr   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism
11/16/15 San Francisco Tenants Unite Against Rent Increases and the Demolition of Their Homes   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Government & Elections
11/15/15 Alameda Council Meeting Erupts Over Rising Rents with Violence from City Official & Police   Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Government & Elections
11/14/15 CCSF Faculty to Strike and Picket Over Contract Negotiations and Class Reductions   Education & Student Activism