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Human Rights Speakers Series - Birthright: A War Story

The City of West Hollywood’s HUMAN RIGHTS SPEAKERS SERIES, in conjunction with Hollywood NOW, present a screening and panel discussion:

Birthright: A War Story

BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY is a feature length documentary that exposes the truth of how American women are being jailed, physically violated and even put at risk of dying as a radical movement tightens its grip across America and allows states, courts and religious doctrine to govern whether, when and how women will bear children.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm

West Hollywood City Council Chambers
625 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

Free Admission. RSVP Required:


Civia Tamarkin, Writer/ Director, Birthright: A War Story
Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor, University of California, Irvine and Founding Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy
Emiliana Guereca, Founder / Executive Director, Women’s March Los Angeles Foundation
duVergne Gaines, Director, Feminist Majority Foundation’s Feminist Campus Program and National Clinic Access Project

6:30pm Reception
7:00pm Opening Remarks
7:10pm Birthright: A War Story
9:00pm Panel Discussion

Validated parking will be available in the adjacent 5-story structure. A light reception will be provided prior to the screening.

RSVPs are available on a first-come first-served basis. We strive to correctly estimate attendance and we endeavor to accommodate everyone who is interested in attending. Please note that, even with RSVP, seating is not guaranteed. If the venue reaches capacity, we may be unable to admit guests once it is full. Thank you for your understanding.

The mission of the Human Rights Speakers Series is to bring together diverse communities to learn about and discuss global, national and local human rights issues in a supportive environment.

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