On #GivingTuesday, Expand Reproductive Health with MAP

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November 28, 2017 is Giving Tuesday. After Thanksgiving and the shopping-heavy weekend that follows, #GivingTuesday is a worldwide movement to encourage people to donate their time and money to causes they hold dear.

If you don’t know us well, the Midwest Access Project works to expand access to reproductive health care. We train health care providers and educate the public about a full spectrum of reproductive health issues: abortion care, contraception, and pregnancy options counseling. We’re based in Chicago, though we work in urban and rural areas across the region.

In 2017 the Midwest Access Project celebrates our 10th anniversary, and over the past decade we’ve made great strides. We have trained 185 providers, many of whom have gone on to become reproductive justice leaders in addition to providing compassionate, evidence-based health care.

Your $25 gift on Giving Tuesday will help the Midwest Access Project look forward to the next 10 years. Join the effort to fill gaps in medical education and reduce barriers to care. We deeply value every donation. Will you donate $25 today?

Thank you in advance for your support of reproductive health!

P.S. If you’re on Twitter, will you share a message about your support of MAP on #GivingTuesday? Click here for a sample tweet that you can customize. Want to invite a friend to donate? Here’s a sample direct message: “Thank you for participating in #GivingTuesday and supporting @MWAccessProject with your $25 gift. Make your donation here: http://midwestaccessproject.org/giving-tuesday-2017/”

Network Gathering

Network Gathering

Are you a reproductive health provider?

Are you interested in integrating reproductive healthcare into your practice?

Want to learn more about receiving or providing reproductive healthcare training?

Join us October 6th to discuss current trends, build support, and network!

Mark your calendars: Friday, October 6th from 6:30 to 8:30pm, medical students, residents, and faculty from 12 Midwest states will gather around family medicine and primary care topics at the Annual Family Medicine Midwest Conference in Rosemont, Illinois.

The Midwest Access Project, Reproductive Health Access Project, and RHEDI, invite you to join us for a networking event of the Reproductive Health Access Network. Pro-choice clinicians from across the Midwest will come together to network, swap stories, and discuss the challenges and successes of our work! This evening meeting will take in the conference hotel. RSVP for more details.

This is a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded colleagues from different places, build strong relationships, and ensure that we continue to support each other as a community of pro-choice reproductive health care providers in these challenging times!

Food and drinks will be served. Please feel free to pass this RSVP page on to your pro-choice residents, colleagues, students, and allies. Exact location will be sent out as the event approaches.

RSVP: Submit your RSVP here.



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YOU’RE INVITED: Friday, Oct. 18th | MAP Presents AFTER TILLER Premiere Screening

Friday, Oct. 18th: The Midwest Access Project (MAP) presents the Music Box Theatre’s opening night of AFTER TILLER, an award-winning documentary on the controversial subject of third-trimester abortions and the four remaining providers who continued practicing in the wake of Dr. George Tiller’s 2009 assassination.

Tickets to Friday’s 7pm showing include access to a MAP-hosted post-screening panel discussion on the issue of providers in abortion care.

Tickets to this special screening are $10 and include the discussion. 
Purchase your tickets today! 

After Tiller (Clip) from ro*co films on Vimeo.

AFTER TILLER | 2013 | Directed by Martha Shane & Lana Wilson

AFTER TILLER intimately explores the highly controversial subject of third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of practitioner Dr. George Tiller. The procedure is now performed by only four doctors in the United States, all former colleagues of Dr. Tiller, who risk their lives every day in the name of their unwavering commitment toward their patients.

Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in May 2009, there are only four American doctors left who openly provide third-trimester abortions. AFTER TILLER paints a complex, compassionate portrait of these physicians—Dr. LeRoy Carhart, Dr. Warren Hern, Dr. Susan Robinson and Dr. Shelley Sella—who have become the new number-one targets of the anti-abortion movement, yet continue to risk their lives every day to do work that many believe is murder, but which they believe is profoundly important for their patients’ lives. The film weaves together revealing, in-depth interviews with the doctors with intimate vérité scenes from their lives and inside their clinics, where they counsel and care for their anxious, vulnerable patients at an important crossroads in their lives. By sharing the moving stories of several of these patients, AFTER TILLER illuminates the experiences of women who seek late abortions and the reasons why they do so.
For more information on the film and the people who made it possible, visit the official AFTER TILLER website: www.aftertillermovie.com
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