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Remember Rosie Jimenez: National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice Rally and Speak-out
October 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Our sister organization, Radical Women, initiated the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice on Sunday, October 3rd. Freedom Socialist Party NYC is a co-sponsor of the local action. Your help is needed to mount this action and to build the movement for reproductive justice!
Remember Rosie Jiménez:
NATIONAL MOBILIZATION FOR REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE
Make your voice heard on October 3 – the anniversary of Jiménez death from a back-alley abortion after the Hyde Amendment was passed in 1977. October is also the beginning of the fall session of the U.S. Supreme Court, which will hear a a Mississippi case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which is a dangerous challenge to Roe v. Wade, the case that legalized abortion.
In New York City, join a coalition of organizations and activists for a Remember Rosie Jimenez: National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice Rally and Speak-out from 12 to 2PM.
Meet across from St. Patrick’s Cathedral, 5th Ave. between 50th and 51st St.
Organizing meetings for NYC’s action will be on Thursday, 9/23 and Tuesday, 9/28 at 7PM over Zoom.
The action will be based on the strong, intersectional demands developed by the national organizing group:
-Protect & expand Roe v. Wade; safe, legal abortion on demand without apology
-Repeal the Hyde Amendment
-Overturn state barriers to reproductive choices
-Stop forced sterilization
-No to caged kids, forced assimilation, & child welfare abuses
-End medical & environmental racism; for universal healthcare
-Defend queer & trans families
-Guarantee medically sound sex education & affordable childcare
-Uphold social progress with expanded voting rights & strong unions
Initiated by Radical Women. Local endorsers include: Freedom Socialist Party NYC • Newark Education Workers (NEW) Caucus
This national mobilization is funded by grassroots donors like you. Please contribute to help make this local action as successful as possible.
Contact Rosie Jimenez Day local coordinator ReproJusticeNow.NYC@gmail.com with any questions.