Next up: reproductive justice!
We have an action-packed April planned for you. Here are the details:
Tuesday, April 9: Reproductive Justice Panel
Reproductive rights in are under attack in Missouri. Join Young Dems for a panel discussion including an introduction to the reproductive justice framework, proposed abortion bans in the Missouri Legislature, measures to "defund" Planned Parenthood, deep inequities in maternal and infant mortality rates, and the need for equitable access to diapers and period supplies.
Pamela Merritt, Co-founder/Co-director, Reproaction
M’Evie Mead, Director of Policy & Organizing, Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri
Immediately following the panel, attendees can take action by texting fellow Missourians and asking them to call their elected officials against will have the opportunity to participate in a text bank to oppose bills that ban abortion.
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Location: Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Ave, 63143)
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24: Defend CLEAN Missouri Phone Bank
Join a coalition of St. Louis organizations at to help defend CLEAN Missouri to stop gerrymandering. We will be phone banking to remind lawmakers that St. Louisians overwhelmingly supported CLEAN Missouri and now they need to protect it. Young Dems will be joining this recurring phone bank hosted by Action St. Louis.
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Location: Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being (1000 N Vandeventer Ave, 63113)
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Don't forget to vote tomorrow, Tuesday, April 2!
St. Louis City will be electing aldermen in even wards, the President of the Board of Aldermen, St. Louis Public School Board officers, and voting on Prop S (sample ballot). Click here to find your polling place. Call 866-OUR-VOTE if you need help at the polls.
See you there!
Your STLYD E-Board: Maggie, Reginald, Steve, Sarah, Karisa, Tyler, & Kalin