BOSTON (June 24, 2022) – What will the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade mean for the people of Massachusetts? On Thursday, June 30 from 2-3:30 pm GBH News hosts Callie Crossley, Margery Eagan and Paris Alston will host a 90-minute community conversation at GBH's Boston Public Library Studio in Copley Square with guests including Reproductive Equity Now Executive Director Rebecca Hart Holder and Suffolk University Professor Renée Landers.
"Community Conversation: Roe Overturned" will focus on the ruling and its implications for vulnerable communities and the organizations focused on solutions to reproductive rights issues.
The public is invited to attend the discussion at the GBH Studio at the Boston Public Library or listen live on GBH 89.7 FM or stream the event on the GBH News YouTube Channel and at www.gbhnews.org. Callie, Margery & Paris will take questions from the in-person audience as well as participants on YouTube, and calls from listeners during the broadcast.
"The Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade will impact our lives in Massachusetts in ways we haven't even begun to understand yet and opens up a host of questions for people across the Commonwealth," said Pam Johnston, general manager for news at GBH. "We invite people to gather at the GBH Studio inside the Boston Public Library to discuss and unpack these critical and far-reaching issues. Please join the conversation, either in person or on any GBH News platform."
Learn more at gbhnews.org/roe.
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