Advocates for Women Upcoming Events

Current Months

May and June 2022

5/2      Monday 7-8:30 pm. A4W Monthly Meeting

5/17    Tuesday 11 -12:30 . Café Connections at Third Place Books. We will discuss two articles on religion and abortion: Religion Must Not Substitute Science in the Abortion Debate by Kelly Percival in Ms. Magazine and The Prochoice Religious Community May Be the Future of Reproductive Rights, Access, and Justice by Frederick Clarkson in Political Research Associates.

5/24   Tuesday  Last day to donate to Worldwide Fistula. All online donations to Advocates for Women made through 5/24 will be sent to Worldwide Fistula.

5/25 through June 17   Fundraiser for I Need an Abortion. To donate, use the Give button at the top right of this page. During the fundraiser, all online donations will be given to I Need an Abortion.

6/6      Monday 7 – 8:30 pm. A4W Monthly Meeting

6/16    Thursday 4:30 – 6 pm. Whatever Makes You Happy, Happy Hour. Location to be decided. We will discuss the same articles as we did for the May Café Connections; there is plenty to talk about. 

6/18 and beyond   Donations will go to… Our fiscal year ends on 6/30, and the finance people need a bit of time to wrap things up and get the donations sent out. Any online donations to Advocates for Women during this time will go to the cause you specify in the Comments field, unless we have already sent the check to the organization. In that case we will hold your donation and it will benefit the beneficiary that is chosen by the A4W members for the 2022/23 year. 

For more information contact A4W.rsvp@EUUC.org. 

 

March and April 2022

3/7      Monday 7-8:30 pm. A4W Monthly Meeting

3/15    Tuesday 11 -12:30 . Cafe Connections at Third Place Books. We will discuss two articles: People Are Getting Creative Obtaining Abortion Pills Online – Ms. Magazine  and “Shame On You”: 16-Year-Old in Texas Refuses To Be Silent About Her Reproductive Rights – Ms. Magazine

3/22   Tuesday 7-8:30 pm Book Discussion: On Juneteenth by Annette-Gordon Reed. (via Zoom).

4/4      Monday 7-8:30 pm. A4W Monthly Meeting

For more information contact A4W.rsvp@EUUC.org. 

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2022

January and February 2022

1/3      Monday, 7-8:30 pm A4W Monthly Meeting

1/10 – 3/10   A4W works in the Lobby Room to promote bills that will help Washington women and families

1/11    Tuesday, 11-12:30 Cafe Connections on Zoom. We will talk about the article, What can Biden do about abortion? 

2/7      Monday 7-8:30 pm. A4W Monthly Meeting

2/17    Tuesday, 11-12:30 Cafe Connections on Zoom. We will discuss: How Abortion Has Changed Since 1973 | FiveThirtyEight

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2021

January 2021

01/04 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

01/10 – Sunday, 2-3 pm Letter Writing Party Save Secular Healthcare (CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason Merger)

01/21 – Thursday, 2-3:30 pm Cafe’ Connections get-together

February 2021

02/01 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

02/11 – Thursday, 3-4:30pm Book Discussion Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

02/17 – Wednesday, 2-3:30pm Cafe’ Connections get-together – Topic: First look at the new book “White Feminism”, by Koa Beck

March 2021

03/01 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

April 2021

04/05 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

04/13 – Tuesday, 1 – 2:30 pm. Cafe’ Connection

             Discussion Topic: Calling it like it is: Misogynistic Male Violence
(Please read the following 2 articles)

             Opinion | How Many Women Have to Die to End ‘Temptation’? – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

             In Her Words: ‘Pay Attention to the Misogyny’ (nytimes.com)

04/15 –  Thursday, 7-9 pm Book Discussion: The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State  by: Nadia Murad

May 2021

05/03 – Monday, 7-9:00 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

05/10 – Monday, 2:00 pm. Cafe’ Connection

             Discussion Topic: Human trafficking in the US today
(Please read the following 2 articles)
             4 questions answered on sex trafficking in the US (theconversation.com)
             Racial Disparities, COVID-19, and Human Trafficking

05/19 – Wednesday, 4:00 pm – The Heroes of the Suffrage Movement | Finish the Fight a film by NY Times Journalists

June 2021

06/07 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

06/17, Thursday, 2-4:00 pm. Book Discussion: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek  by: Kim Michele Richardson 

July & August 2021

A4W is on hiatus for the months of July and August with the exception of our retreat.

08/21 – Saturday, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm A4W Retreat 

For more information contact A4W.rsvp@EUUC.org.  

 

September – October 2021

09/06 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W Monthly Meeting

09/08-09/12 Kitchen Box collections for Afghan refugees

09/21 – Tuesday, 4-5:30 pm. Cafe Connections / Whatever makes you happy “Happy Hour”

10/04 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W Monthly Meeting

10/13-11/2 I Support the Girls fundraiser

 

November-December 2021

11/1 – Monday, 7-8:30 pm A4W Monthly Meeting

11/11 – Thursday, 11-12:30 Cafe Connections. We will talk about the book Handbook for a Post-Roe America, by Robin Marty.  Come and learn more!

11/18 – Thursday, 3-4:30 pm. Discussion of the book The Three Mothers, by  Anna Malaika Tubbs. The three mothers, whose stories have been neglected, had a profound impact on their three sons: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin.

12/6 – Monday 7-8:30 pm. A4W Monthly Meeting. 

12/12 – Sunday 4-5:30 pm – Discussion of the film Ask for Jane, a fictionalized movies about the Jane Collective, which helped women in Indiana find abortions in the late 1960s.

No Cafe Connections meeting in December. 


2020

September 2020

9/20 – Sunday, 2-3:30 pm. VoteForward Letter writing party

9/24 – Thursday, 2-3:30 pm. Bring your own letter/postcard writing party

October 2020

10/7-11/7 Fundraising for ethnic hair care and similar products for clients of Pathways for Women (collaboration between Advocates for Women, Racial Justice, and Social Concerns Committees)

10/5 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

10/14 – Wednesday, 6-8 pm. Work to Approve Referendum 90 – phone bank, text bank with Planned Parenthood & NARAL 

10/21 Wednesday. 7-8:30 pm. Book discussion: Red at the Bone

November 2020

11/2 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

11/18  – Wednesday, 7 pm. Discussion of the movie Joy

December 2020

12/7 – Monday, 7-9 pm. A4W monthly business meeting

 

For more information contact A4W@EUUC.org. Unless otherwise noted all gatherings are via Zoom