Reproductive Justice: In Conversation with Loretta Ross
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ONLINE ONLY (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED | CE HOURS AVAILABLE (FOR A FEE)
Lecture and Moderated Discussion
Activist | Public Intellectual | Professor
Z CORDERO (MSW’20)
- Reproductive Justice Interest Group, CSSW
- MOSAIC (Mentoring of Students and Igniting Community), Mailman School of Public Health
- Office of University Life, Columbia University
- Social Work Action Lab for Social Justice, CSSW
- Office of Student Life, CSSW
About the Event
Reproductive justice is both a movement and framework that reveals the interrelatedness of issues stemming from systemic anti-Black racism: birthing people’s lack of access to medical care, environmental racism, the state’s legacy of sterilizing people of color, community violence, family separation, the child welfare system, mass incarceration, and more. At this event, activist, public intellectual, and scholar Loretta Ross (bio), who is credited with having coined the term “reproductive justice,” will speak on the origins and contours of the reproductive justice movement and its future in the U.S. Her remarks will provide a groundwork for recognizing the interrelatedness of injustices, their systemic roots, their future iterations, and how to combat them. For more information, including CE learning objectives, please see the registration page.
Support for MOSAIC and this event was provided by the Mailman School of Public Health Dean’s Office. The project is also funded in part by the Racial Justice Mini-Grant Program through the Office of University Life. Additional support was provided by the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life and from the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement.