Putting Faith Into Action for Reproductive Justice

Starting Date: 06-05-2006
Ending Date: 06-07-2006

Washington, District of Columbia 20005
United States
WHAT: A student summit hosted by
Spiritual Youth for Reproductive Freedom SYRF), a program of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (www.rcrc.org).

The Summit will:
•Explore the theologies of reproductive choice
•Help you articulate your faith values for choice
•Give you the tools to counter the Religious Right on your campus, and
•Help you put your faith into action for choice!

Workshop Highlights: Denominational breakout sessions on the
connections between spirituality and sexuality; pro-faith, pro-choice communication 101; building effective coalitions; how to challenge the Religious Right on campus; organizing a pro-faith pro-choice presence on campus; exploring the history of the movement and finding our place in it; Advocacy 101; and more.

Worship: We will start each day with student-led, interfaith worship.

Lobby Day: After a briefing on how to become an effective lobbyist by
Capitol Hill staff, we will visit Members of Congress to advocate for profaith, pro-choice policies.

Social Activities: This will definitely not be an all work and no play conference! We are organizing fun activities for each evening of the summit, including some Washington, DC sightseeing.

WHEN: June 5-7, 2006

WHO: 100 college students will be selected

WHEN: June 5-7, 2006

WHERE: Washington, DC
HOW: Housing and meals are free.
Limited scholarship money for travel will be available on an as-needed basis.

CONTACT: info@syrf.org


Visit the SYRF website for registration details!

More Info and printable flyer: http://www.syrf.org/docs/summit%20flyer%202006%20with%20dates.pdf

Geographical Scope: National

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