Women & Children First in partnership with Young Chicago Authors is proud to present an evening of poetry to support reproductive justice. Organized by Eve L. Ewing and inspired by events like Poets for Puerto Rico and Black Poets Speak Out, this reading will feature the following poets:
Kaveh Akbar, Beatriz Badikian-Gartler, Tara Betts, Luis Carranza, Melissa Castro, Almandina McKenzie Chinn, Eve L. Ewing, Rachel Galvin, Rachel Jackson, Peter Kahn, Britteney Black Rose Kapri, Adam Levin, Paige Lewis, Amara Martin, Rebel Betty, H. Melt, T Munoz, Iván Pérez-Zayas, Alison C. Rollins, Erika L. Sánchez, Jennifer Steele, Emily Yoon, and avery r young.
Proceeds from this event will benefit The National Network of Abortion Funds, whose mission is to build power with members to remove financial and logistical barriers to abortion access by centering people who have abortions and organizing at the intersections of racial, economic, and reproductive justice.
Books about reproductive justice, along with those featuring the performers will be available for purchase at the event. Please note that this event takes place at Young Chicago Authors (1180 N. Milwaukee Ave). Tickets are non-refundable.