Civil Liberties 2022 Wrap Up
The Civil Liberties Team chose in September to focus on women’s reproductive justice and health care. We communicate and individually attend the LWVCO Reproductive Justice Task Force (RJTF) zoom meetings.
We helped organize and promote the showing of the documentary The Janes at the Lyric on November 3rd – it was well attended by League members and members of the community. Sharon Davis, Civil Liberties team member, vice-president of LWVCO, and convener of the RJTF, introduced the film and shared resource information for acting.
The Janes is available for free on HBOMax. It is worth a month’s subscription for this two-hour documentary about the actions of brave young women in the 60s and 70s in Chicago.
On November 29 and December 6, the Civil Liberties Team members attended either of meetings to discuss Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now by Jenny Brown. This small book reviews the basics of abortion, the history, and includes strategies for action. It is both readable and informative. These two discussions were “in-house” for Civil Liberties Team members. However, if other LWVLC members are interested in hosting or participating in a discussion of the book, contact Jane Everham firstname.lastname@example.org
The Civil Liberties Team will meet on January 10 at 1:30pm on Zoom to discuss and plan for action in 2023. If you would like to join this team or just sit in on our meeting to check us out, please contact Jane Everham at email@example.com