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It’s Not An Easy Choice

By |2013-03-21T09:00:00-04:00March 21st, 2013|Michigan, News|

The Oakland/Macomb Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in partnership with Oakland University Gender & Sexuality Center, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of Michigan and Northland Family Planning Clinic to present the second annual “It’s Not An Easy Choice” – an event offering a collection of perspectives regarding reproductive rights as human rights.
The event will take place March 21, at 7 p.m. at the Oakland Center of Oakland University, Lake Superior Room A.
Subtitled “Herstory: Dispelling the negative stigma of abortion,” the program will depict multiple perspectives, medical, activist, as well as personal, to combat the harmful attitudes surrounding abortion.
The program will include keynote speakers Renee Chelian, CEO of Northland Family Planning Clinics, Lindsay Maas, field organizer for Planned Parenthood, as well as Grace Wojcik, Center Coordinator of Gender and Sexuality Center of Oakland University. The event is free and light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Donations are welcome. Other participating organizations include ACLU,, Scotsdale Women’s Center. Learn more: email

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