February 8, 2018
In honor of Roe v. Wade’s forty-fifth anniversary, the Gender Institute, in cooperation with the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, presented all-day symposium on how national conversations revolving around reproductive justice impact local communities and vice versa.
Keynote: Dr. Jamila Perritt.
Local panelists: Dr. Katharine Morrison, Buffalo Women Services, Dierra Jenkins, Buffalo Black Lives Matter, Vanessa Glushefki, CPA, Esq., and Mary Badame, Board Member, NY Abortion Access Fund
Introduction: Carrie Bramen, Director, UB Gender Institue
Opening Remarks: Dr. Gale Burstein, Commissioner of Health, Erie County