2007 Summer Leadership Institute

More than 30 reproductive rights and social justice activists convened at the Menla Mountain Retreat and Conference Center in Phoenicia, New York from Monday, July 9 through Thursday, July 12, 2007 for the third annual New Leadership Networking Initiative Summer Leadership Institute.

Workshops included:

  • A History of the Movement
  • Careers in the Movement
  • Eugenics and Population Control
  • Human Rights 101
  • Integrating New Issues and Perspectives into your Work
  • Intersex Issues and Reproductive Justice
  • Introduction to Reproductive Justice
  • Lifetimes of Activism
  • Media Skills Training
  • Mentorship, Peer Support and Organizational Health
  • Morning Notes - Reflection Through Sound, Mind and Body
  • Movement Breath Circle
  • Organizational Sustainability
  • Small Group Discussion on Women and Health Care Reform
  • Spoken Word Performance
  • Strategies, Victories and New Battles Ahead
  • Vision and Legacies Workshop
  • Words of Choice Creativity Workshop
  • Youth Organizing in Mexico

2007 Summer Leadership Institute Participants and Speakers: