You don't want to miss these #CLPP2017 speakers!

Headshots of Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Wendy Davis, La Loba Loca, Oriaku Njoku, and Thanu Yakupitiyage.

As you read this, we’re finalizing the conference schedule and posting the overflowing—and impressive—list of the speakers who are sharing their expansive knowledge at From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom.

Here’s a taste of some of the over 150 amazing speakers we’ll have a chance to connect with at #CLPP2017!

  • Patrisse Khan-Cullors is an artist, organizer and freedom fighter living and working in Los Angeles. She is one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter and a Senior Fellow at MomsRising.
  • Wendy Davis is a former Texas State Senator. Known for her 13 hour filibuster to stop a sweeping anti-abortion bill, Davis founded Deeds Not Words last year to empower young women as the next generation of gender equity activists.
  • La Loba Loca is a Queer Machona South American Migrant, zine maker, writer, tattooist, crafter, full spectrum companion, aspiring midwife student, seed-saver, and gardener. La Loba Loca’s core philosophy is based on (re)claiming and (re)membering Abuelita Knowledge and learning how to use our roots as a tool for liberation and transformation.
  • Oriaku Njoku is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Access Reproductive Care – Southeast, an organization that supports Southerners in navigating pathways to accessing safe, affordable, and compassionate abortion care through funding, practical support, and advocacy.
  • Thanu Yakupitiyage is a New York City-based advocate, media expert, cultural organizer, and writer who has worked in the immigrant rights movement for close to a decade. For the past seven years, Thanu has worked at the New York Immigration Coalition on issues related to immigration policy and supporting New York's immigrant communities.

To learn about more of our conference speakers, check out the ever-growing list on our site. Learn more about attending the conference on our website, and don't forget to registerCan't wait for you all to join us here in just a few weeks.

In the meantime, make sure to say hello on Facebook, connect with us on Twitter by using the hashtag #CLPP2017, and tell everyone in your networks about the conference!


Lucy Trainor

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Thank you to our sponsors:

Abortion Access Fund, Inc.

Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts

Alliance for Justice


Center for Feminisms at Hampshire College

Center for Genetics and Society

Center for Reproductive Rights

Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights

Culture, Brain, and Development Program at Hampshire College

Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund

Feminist Majority Foundation

Feminist Studies at Hampshire College

Five College Women's Studies Research Center

Gender Spectrum

Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College

Hampshire College Admissions

Ibis Reproductive Health

Jane Fund of Central Massachusetts

Justice Now

Lebrón-Wiggins-Pran Cultural Center at Hampshire College

Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women

NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

National Network of Abortion Funds

Nursing Students for Sexual and Reproductive Health

Our Bodies Ourselves

Planned Parenthood Action Fund

Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts

Praxis Clinical

Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College


Queer Community Alliance Center at Hampshire College

Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice


Reproductive Health Access Project

Rosenberg Fund for Children

Sadie Nash Leadership Project

Safe Passage

Sea Change Program

Sexuality, Women's, and Gender Studies at Amherst College

Spiritual Life at Hampshire College

Survivor Support at Hampshire College

Take Root: Red State Perspectives on Reproductive Justice Conference

Tapestry Health

The CAIR Project

The Feminist Press at CUNY and Soapbox, Inc.

The Steinem Initiative

Translate Gender

Wellness Center at Hampshire College

Women With A Vision

Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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