Reproductive Rights,Religion, & the Bill of Rights<br />@SYRF        Machon Kaplan Internship Program     July 2009<br />@...
Agenda<br />(former RAC staff…)<br />Introductions and Icebreaker<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCR...
Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<b...
Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<b...
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Favorite thing about your home town…</li></ul>@SYRF        Machon Kaplan Internship Program     July 2009<br />
Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<b...
Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<b...
Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<b...
Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<b...
Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<b...
Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<b...
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Reproductive Justice, Faith, and the Bill of Rights

  1. 1. Reproductive Rights,Religion, & the Bill of Rights<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />(former RAC staff…)<br />Introductions and Icebreaker<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC’s History and Program Overview<br />Partner Text Study Activity<br />Get Involved!<br />Questions<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  3. 3. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />Introductions<br />Emily Goodstein<br />Egoodstein@rcrc.org<br />www.syrf.org<br />@SYRF<br />1025 Vermont Avenue, NW (McPherson Square)<br />Director, Spiritual Youth for Reproductive Freedom<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  4. 4. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />Please share your…<br /><ul><li>Name
  5. 5. Organization
  6. 6. School
  7. 7. Favorite thing about your home town…</li></ul>@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  8. 8. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />Reproductive What?<br />RIGHTS …HEALTH…JUSTICE<br />Legalized abortion through Roe vs Wade<br />“Save the Bay” campaign<br />Full range of reproductive services offered at a clinic<br />Volunteer work through HIPS (Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive)<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  9. 9. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />Bill of Rights<br />Reproductive rights decisions are based on the idea of PRIVACY…<br />Ex 1: Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)<br />Justice Douglas used the term “penumbra” to explain the spirit of privacy in the Bill of Rights (“guaranteed by implication” or “the implied powers of a rule”).<br />Ex 2: Roe v. Wade (1973)<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  10. 10. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />Clergy Consultation Service<br />Pro-choice clergy in New York begin to organize in 1967<br />1,400 members throughout the nation join in one year<br />Formation of the Religious Coalition on Abortion Rights in 1973<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  11. 11. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />What&apos;s in a name?<br />1973: Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights (RCAR)<br />pronounced “R-car”<br />1993: RCAR broadens its mission and changed its name to the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC)<br />2001: RCRC starts Spiritual Youth for Reproductive Freedom (SYRF) program <br />Pronounced “surf” <br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  12. 12. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />RCRC Members Include<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  13. 13. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />RCRC’s Mission<br />The preservation of reproductive justice through a faith positive lens.<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  14. 14. RCRC’s Programs Include<br />Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />Interfaith Outreach<br />Clergy for Choice<br />Seminarians for Choice<br />Multi-Cultural Programs<br />La Iniciativa Latina<br />Black Church Initiative<br />Spiritual Youth for Reproductive Freedom<br />Public Policy<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  15. 15. PartnerActivity<br />Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  16. 16. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />Get Involved with SYRF<br />REGIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTES<br />PROGRAM GRANT$<br />ONLINE COMMUNITY<br />CAMPUS ORGANIZER PROGRAM<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  17. 17. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />Find us Online<br />Facebook.com/SYRFsUp<br />Twitter.com/SYRF<br />SYRF.org<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
  18. 18. Introductions<br />Reproductive Rights and the Bill of Rights<br />RCRC Overview<br />Partner Activity<br />Get Involved<br />Questions<br />@SYRF Machon Kaplan Internship Program July 2009<br />
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