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Social Justice Monday: Developments in Reproductive Justice in Washington

NOV
5
Monday, Nov 5, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM PST
Room C5Map Location
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Developments in Reproductive Justice in Washington

Monday, November 5, 2018

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Please join Fajer Saeed Ebrahim from Legal Voice as she discusses updates in reproductive rights, health, and justice in Washington state. Legal Voice is a progressive feminist organization using the power of the law to make change in the Northwest. They use that power structure to dismantle sexism and oppression, specifically advocating for the region’s most marginalized communities: women of color, lesbians, transgender and gender-nonconforming people, immigrants, people with disabilities, low-income women, and others affected by gender oppression and injustice. Their mission is to pursue justice for all women and girls in the Northwest, through groundbreaking litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal rights education. Click here to learn more about Legal Voice and their internship opportunities. 

Fajer Saeed Ebrahim is an If/When/How Reproductive Justice Fellow at Legal Voice. Her work focuses on sexual assault on college campuses and reproductive equity. Fajer completed joint degrees is Law and Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) where she focused on gender advocacy, sexual health, and feminist jurisprudence. Fajer worked at Advocates, the political arm of Planned Parenthood of St. Louis and Southwest Missouri, and the Legal Advocacy for Adults with Mental Illness Project of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. She served as President of Law Students for Reproductive Justice (now "If/When/How"), helping train and mobilize law school students and lawyers around issues of reproductive justice. She taught “Women and the Law” to undergraduate students at WUSTL and has served on multiple university-wide sexual assault and relationship violence task forces, helping produce a comprehensive report focused on addressing sexual assault. Fajer also works as a Title IX Project Manager at University of Washington’s Compliance Office.

Social Justice Monday is an organized, weekly series hosted by the Access to Justice Institute in partnership with students, student organizations, and other departments across the law school. If you are interested in organizing a Social Justice Monday for the 2018-2019 academic year, please contact Abby Goldy at goldyabigail@seattleu.edu.