45th TX Roe V Wade Rally @ Texas State Capitol, Austin [20 January]

45th TX Roe V Wade Rally


1375
20
January
13:00 - 16:00

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Texas State Capitol
1100 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701
Join the Texas Reproductive Rights Rally TRRR Network #RoevWadeTX and celebrate the anniversary of the historic Roe V Wade Supreme Court Decision which guarantees the right to medical privacy in the event of a person seeking an abortion. This event is absolutely free of charge and open to all.

More information on our website: roevwadetx.weebly.com/

There will be community information tables from many local activism organizations where people can connect directly with some of the key organizations working on reproductive rights issues in the State of Texas.

Community information tables will be hosted by:
Annie's List
Austin NOW
Babes who Brunch for Beto
Black Lives Matter
Circle of Health International
Democratic Socialists of America Feminist Action Committee Homeless Period Project ATX
HRC Austin
Indivisible Austin
League of Women Voters of Texas
NCJW Austin
NOW Williamson County Task Force
PFLAG Austin
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
SAFE
SURJ HTX
Texas Handmaids
Texas State Employees Union (CWA Local 6186)
Whole Woman's Health \ Shift: shiftstigma.org/
More TBA!

We will also have a great lineup of speakers including:
Local Drag King Papi Churro (who is also our Emcee)
State Representative Donna Howard
Amanda Rosa
Daniela Rojas from Jolt Texas
Jessica soukup
Dr. Jillian Lopiano from Whole Woman's Health
Jonasu Wagstaff
Kym Whitehead
Lamanda Ballard
Maisha Imani
Nichole miller
Papi Churro
Rachel Factor
Stephanie Morissey
Stephanie Martin
More TBA!

Music will include:
An acoustic ensemble from Sister Sledgehammer playing 3 popular tunes, and songs from The Resistance Choir of South Central Texas

This years program: roevwadetx.weebly.com/45th-tx-rvw-rally-program.html

The Texas Handmaids have also kindly agreed to help organize a pre-celebration march to give a mobile element to the event for those who desire it, and draw the public eye. The event will start out at City Hall at the end of the Impeachment Rally and move down Congress, arriving at the beginning of the TX Roe V Wade Rally. More details here: facebook.com/events/206053683295960/

Anyone interested in help wishing to robe up for or help organize the Handmaids procession can contact the Texas Handmaids through their facebook page or through their website: texashandmaids.weebly.com/

There will also be a table with coloring for the kids (and possibly bubble activities weather permitting). Please exercise your best parental judgement about your child's level of understanding, maturity level, and ability to handle the subject matter of the event, but know that they are welcome and we will have the kids table right by the audience area so you can be close to your kids. We will have activity facilitators for the kid's area to help supervise play.

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Ways you can help promote and\or support this event:

*Help finance this event by purchasing our annual limited edition artwork on a t-shirt, bookbag, or sticker. All proceeds go directly towards event costs including State Preservation board fees, electricity, and PA component rentals and this is currently the sole source of funding for the rally, as we are grassroots. Link: teespring.com/45th-roe-v-wade-celebration

*If you can't afford to purchase anything, please share the merch link above and encourage people to consider supporting the event financially through merch purchases even if they cannot attend

*Invite anyone you know would be interested and share this event on Facebook

*Share our official Eventbrite event page on any other social media platform you prefer (and please use our hashtag #roeVwadeTX):
eventbrite.com/e/45th-tx-roe-v-wade-celebration-tickets-38038933474

*Volunteer to help organize or to assist with rally functions on rally day via the TRRR website at: roevwadetx.weebly.com/contact-us.html

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Special thanks to all who have supported this event and participated in the last 4 years!

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Umbrella Event Page for the 3 big permitted events on Jan 20th to help coordinate more widely:

Women's March and Rally Day 2018

Official TRRR guide to all the permitted events on Jan 20th 2018 in Austin TX:

roevwadetx.weebly.com/events-guide-jan-20-2018.html
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