Reproductive Rights are Human Rights
JUNE 21, 2019
11:45 am – 1:00 pm
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
2500 University Ave, Des Moines
$10 per person (payable at the door) — includes lunch
Reproductive rights and women’s health care have risen in prominence over the past few years as states and the federal government have advanced regulations on providers and access to care. Erin Davison-Rippey, State Executive Director for Planned Parenthood in Iowa, will provide an overview of reproductive rights in Iowa and across the country, and will discuss the public health impacts of the current landscape.
Erin Davison-Rippey is a strategic leader and a passionate advocate for women’s health. She is skilled at collaborative work, regularly bringing people and organizations together to achieve common goals. In her role as State Executive Director for Planned Parenthood in Iowa, she leads the organization’s work in Iowa… Prior to serving in this role, she led Planned Parenthood’s public affairs work in the region and led her teams to engage record numbers of supporters and advocates in Planned Parenthood’s advocacy efforts. She is respected as a poised and reasoned spokesperson for Planned Parenthood and is regarded as a thought leader in reproductive and health care policy. In 2018, she was named by the Des Moines Register as one of the 50 Most Influential Voices leading up to the 2020 presidential election. Erin was selected by Planned Parenthood Federation of America to join the Public Affairs Leadership program and she is a graduate of the Rockwood Leadership Institute. Erin has spent most of her career in the nonprofit sector working on a variety of issues, including young people in foster care, afterschool education, workforce development, and direct care workforce education.
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