Health Alerts for Women

Events

Thank you Mondegreens, Tibire, all the volunteers and all of you who came out to listen to some rockin’ music! What a great event for WHS!

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Sister Song’s Let’s Talk About Sex Conference: October 2017

“SisterSong the National Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective is celebrating 20 years of amplifying the voices of Indigenous women and women of color, and we are celebrating this milestone by hosting our third national Let’s Talk About Sex! conference October 5-8, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year, our theme is Resist. Reclaim. Redefine. We must resist the systems of oppressions that plague our daily lives, reclaim our human right to bodily autonomy, and redefine our futures.

Learn more and register here!

This Saturday: Sacramento Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon

This weekend in Sacramento, we’re bowling to strike down barriers for abortion by raising money for our Women in Need fund. The Women in Need fund provides folks coming for abortion care with financial help for medical services, transportation, motels, childcare or whatever they need to be able to come to the clinic.

Donate to help us reach our $4,000 Sacramento goal!!

Drop-in and party with us! The bowling alley has a full restaurant and bar! Bring $20 in cash to bowl, plus $3 for shoes. There will be swag, plus prizes for top bowler and top fundraiser!

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

1 – 4pm

@ Capitol Bowl in West Sacramento

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This Sunday: Redding Bowl-a-thon for Abortion Access!

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The National Network of Abortion Funds Bowl-a-thon is here!

This weekend in Redding, we’re bowling to strike down barriers for abortion by raising money for our Women in Need fund. The Women in Need fund provides folks coming for abortion care with financial help for medical services, transportation, motels, childcare or whatever they need to be able to come to the clinic.

Drop-in and party with us! To bowl, it’s $15 for adults and $10 for shoes–that includes shoe rental and 3 hours of bowling!

Capitol Bowl

2615 Bicheli Lane

Redding, CA

12 – 3pm

Donate to your favorite bowler or bowling team here!

Abortion Access Hackathon & Women’s Health Specialists in Time Magazine

Women’s Health Specialists Social Media Coordinator Shireen Dada Whitaker speaks about the San Francisco Abortion Access Hackathon in this Time Magazine article! WHS and California National Organization for Women put on the first Abortion Access Hackathon at UC Davis in September and partnered for the 3-day event  dedicated to building innovative tech solutions to help abortion funds, providers, and activists. The event was March 3rd – 5th and was a massive success. National Network of Abortion Funds, ACCESS Women’s Health Justice in Oakland, DC Abortion Fund, and other reproductive justice organizations joined us  in helping around 300 participants understand the unique needs of independent abortion providers and abortion fund organizations.

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Save the Date: National Abortion Access Bowl-a-thons!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The National Network of Abortion Funds Bowl-a-thon is here!

Every April, we bowl to strike down barriers for abortion by raising money for our Women in Need fund. The Women in Need fund provides folks coming for abortion care with financial help for medical services, transportation, motels, childcare or whatever they need to be able to come to the clinic.

Save the dates and start donating/fundraising for Bowl-a-thons happening in Redding and Sacramento!

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April 2nd in Redding! Email dbrewster@cawhs.org for more details!

 

 

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April 15th in Sacramento! Email sdada@cawhs.org for more details!

San Francisco Abortion Access Hackathon

You might remember All Access: Sacramento, which was the first ever Abortion Access Hackathon! Women’s Health Specialists is partnering with a group of tech experts who double as independent abortion rights activists in San Francisco for another Abortion Access Hackathon–this time a 3 day event, March 3 – 5th, with over 300 participants! The event is already booked, but check out this article in Teen Vogue about the hackathon and look out for its mention in other upcoming national publications!

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WHS Executive Director Shauna Heckert’s Speech at the Sacramento Women’s March

chicomarch2017Check out the video of Executive Director Shauna Heckert’s speech at the Sacramento Women’s March, an official sister march to the January 21st Women’s March on Washington.

2017 Celebrate Choice Sponsors

Thank you so much to our sponsors for all the Women’s Health Specialists Celebrate Choice benefits!

Protect Roe

Margo Fowkes, OnTarget Consulting, Inc.

Terri OConnor

Speculums for All

530 Collective

ACLU of Northern California

Janine Bera, M.D. & Congressman Ami Bera, M.D.

Rena Duhl

Regina Hovet

Robert McCrea

Melanie Row, CRNA

Leon Schimmel, MD & Annette Cody, PhD

Richard John Specht

Daniela P. Stoutenburg, Esq.

Linda K. Whitney

Stand Up, Speak out

Helen Cartwright

Chico State STOP Club- Stop Trafficking of Persons

Edward W. Coleman

Firestar Studios

Beau Grosscup

Eric Guerra

Christina Lokke

Metro Media

Mod Pizza

Maureen Price

Maja Sandberg

Megan Seely

Mary Speigle

Northstate Women’s Health Network

Barbara Zlotowski

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Women’s Health Specialists on Access Sacramento TV and Radio

You can hear WHS Social Media Coordinator Shireen Dada Whitaker on Access Sacramento 95.6 today at noon talking about the current political climate, how it may affect independent abortion providers like Women’s Health Specialists, and what you can do to help! Listen online here.

Catch WHS Executive Director Shauna Heckert and Shireen Dada Whitaker being interviewed about our upcoming Celebrate Choice benefit and how important celebrating Roe v. Wade is in the context of our history and moving forward.  Livewire is on Channel 17 (Access Sacramento TV) , tonight at 7:30pm! Watch online here.

 

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