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Scheduled from October 09, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST to October 09, 2020 at 01:00 PM EST

Presenter(s): (1) Wangui Muigai, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Departments of History, African and African American Studies, and the Program in Health: Science, Society, and Policy - Brandeis University (2) Kimberly Haven, Director of Policy, Advocacy and Outreach - From Prison Cells to PhD
We will be hearing from Dr. Wangui Muigai, Assistant Professor at Brandeis University in the departments of History, African and African American Studies, and the Program in Health: Science, Society, and Policy, and Kimberly Haven, a thought leader and a powerful voice and force in the social justice movement, and a focus-issue expert on issues such as Women in Prison, Women’s Reproductive Justice, Voting Rights and Democracy, Collateral Consequences, Conditions of Confinement, Mass Incarceration and Re-Entry, Pre-Trial Reform, and Parole and Probation reforms. This seminar will provide the historical context of issues pertaining to race and the politics of reproduction – both the victories and failures in public health to date. We will then focus on the current issues in reproductive justice with a special focus on gender disparities in the criminal justice system, and how this is relevant to those working in STEM. To learn more about our speakers visit - https://www.jhscipolgroup.org/events1/2020/10/9/healthcare-amp-reproductive-justice