A Sia Concert, National Events- All for Reproductive Rights
August 19, 2016
On September 10, Purpose is proud to support All Access, a Coalition of reproductive health rights, and justice organizations, to elevate the issue of abortion access to the national stage — quite literally. Called All Access, this day of action features over 35 free music and cultural events across the country that highlight and celebrate that the majority of Americans who support abortion access.
Purpose launched this historic event to the public last week, and within two days the anchor event in Cleveland, Ohio “sold” out. This event will be hosted by Jessica Williams, and will feature performances by musicians Sia, Teyana Taylor and Natalia Lafourcade and comedian Leslie Jones. In addition to the Cleveland event, satellite events will take place in Chicago, Miami, Philadelphia and Atlanta, featuring local talent and influencers. Tickets for these events are still available at www.allaccess2016.com.
As if that weren’t enough, Purpose is also supporting the production of over 30 local events taking place across the country, ranging from film screenings to slam poetry events.
This moment is taking place during a time when nearly 90% of U.S. counties have no abortion provider, leaving roughly a third of women of reproductive age without a single clinic or doctor that can perform an abortion. To illustrate the need for abortion access and highlight the people that these restrictions impact, : , , , , , and Rabbi Kaufmann (coming soon). Watch Renee’s video below to learn more. Purpose created 6 storyteller videosShawannaJessieReneeDanJack
Here’s how you can get involved
- Follow us on , and FacebookTwitterInstagram
- Share our videos, infographics and gifs using the hashtag #Access4All to join the national conversation and show your support.
- Join us at one of the satellite cities or a local event in your area! Tickets to all of the events are free; you simply need to register at www.allaccess2016.com.
- Host your own event using our DIY Event Toolkit
About All Access
All Access is a powerful social event that brings together Americans of all ages, ethnicities, racial and gender identities to commit to defending our access to abortion and celebrate our collective power. All Access will magnify the voices of the majority of Americans – 7 in 10 – who support access to abortion while equipping and energizing people to share their experiences with their family, friends, and community.
About the All Access Coalition
The All Access coalition spans a diverse range of ages, racial and gender identities, political philosophies and geography. The coalition includes ACLU, Advocates for Youth, All* Above All, The Center for Reproductive Rights, NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, National Council of Jewish Women, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, National Network of Abortion Funds, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, SisterSong, URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity, Whole Woman’s Health.
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