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Breaking Our Silence: Abortion Story Sharing Event

Breaking Our Silence: Abortion Story Sharing Event

Monday, November 6,  6pm - 8pm @ The Beachland Ballroom15711 Waterloo Rd, 44110

Join My Abortion, My Life and Preterm for the 4th Breaking Our Silence abortion story-sharing event! Readers from across the Cleveland community will share real abortion stories—reasons, experiences, values, faith, struggles, triumphs, beliefs, and emotions. Sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, but always thought provoking. And always real. Breaking the mold of what a "normal" abortion must look like.

We're thrilled to announce the readers who will give voice to these stories:

Ashlie Case Sletvold, civil-rights attorney at the Chandra Law Firm and mother of two

Chris Davies, christ-follower, activist, queer femme, pastor

Marcia Egbert, senior program officer, The George Gund Foundation

Sandhya Gupta, civil-rights attorney at the Chandra Law Firm

Jocelyn Hill, community organizer for racial justice with AMP NEO

Meredith L. King, playwright and consultant

M. Carmen Lane, founder and director, ATNSC: Center for Healing & Creative Leadership

Lynn Marie Majewksi, athlete and animal activist

Bernard McIntyre, security officer

Mariely Neris Rodríguez, program manager, global citizen, proud choice supporter

Henry Ng, physician, MetroHealth

Kelly Novak, director of health education and outreach, Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio

Elaina Ramsey, executive director, Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice 

Nicole Thomas, director of community organizing, New Voices for Reproductive Justice 

Ashley, We Testify storyteller

RA Washington, writer/musician, executive director of Guide To Kulchur Learn House

Lauren Werber, rabbi

For the first time, this event will feature American Sign Language interpretation of each story as it is read.  A short reception with light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will follow the stories.

Check out stories from past years' Breaking Our Silence events on our YouTube channel!

Earlier Event: November 6
Election Day 2017