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Bay Area Birth Justice Fall Forum 2013

Bay Area Birth Justice Forum    Fall 2013

Saturday, November 2, 2013.

Circumcision of Boys and Girls- What Parents Should Know!!!

We at Bay Area Birth Justice are proud to present a forum on two of the many important topics facing today’s parents.

Our focus is the body integrity of children: Who decides what goes into or what is removed from our children’s bodies and why?  What are the pros, cons, benefits or risks?

We will present speakers and panels discussion how circumcision affects both sexes ( as well as intersexed children).

Many of our speakers will be members of Bay Area Intactivists and other birth workers and educators, who will discuss the controversy regarding the circumcision of both boys and girls in this country and world wide.

One of our featured speakers will be Tova Springer RN an ardent intactivist as well as devoted L&D Nurse!

Lunch will be available for sale!!!

Child care will be available on site!

This event is FREE to the  public!!
This event is a fundraiser for
The Oakland Better Birth Foundation.

Our Mission Statement:
To expand the conversation around reproductive choices and to address the appalling rate of infant and maternal mortality in the City of Oakland as well as the County of Alameda in its entirety.

To promote and educate the public about the vital role of traditional midwifery services and securing good birth outcomes for all women and especially women of color.

To provide financial support and education to those wishing to avail themselves traditional midwifery and doula services as well as other traditional health practitioners historically shown to support and improve birth outcome.

To provide financial support and mentoring to those wishing to pursue a career as a traditional midwife, doula or childbirth educator.

Here is how you can help us:

Sponsor a table:              full table      $ 175.00
half table    $   88.00
doula table     $   25.00

Vendor/Craftsperson:        20% of proceeds

Provide items for our
goody bag                                         $ 25.00
provide items for 100 bags

Donate an item/service
for the silent auction                                     No charge

We look forward to your support as we work to bring Oakland and Bay Area families and
parents the most cutting edge and evidence-based information affecting pregnancy, birth and parenting.

Sincerely,
Samarah Morgan
Tara Miller
Ann Wenzell
Xandrea Sanford

Decolonize (Occupy) Pregnancy Birth and Parenting
Birth Justice Fair/Forum Planning Committee

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Birth Justice Forum Fall 2013 – Vendor Sponsor Information

Bay Area Birth Justice Forum – Fall 2013

Circumcision of Boys and Girls – What Parents Should Know

November 2nd       11AM-3PM

West Oakland Family Resource Center

991 14th St. Building H, Oakland, California 94607

Hello and thank you for considering sponsorship of our fundraising event.  Bay Area Birth Justice is proud to present a forum on one of the many important topics facing today’s parents: Circumcision/Genital Alteration.  This would be a wonderful opportunity for you to showcase your practice and/or family-related goods and services.  Our past events have been well attended and powerful and we look forward to your participation.

This forum’s focus is the body integrity of children: Who decides what is removed from our children’s bodies and why?  What are the pros, cons, benefits and/or risks?

The forum will feature members of the Bay Area Intactivists and other birth workers and educators who will discuss the controversy regarding the circumcision of both boys and girls in this country and worldwide. One of our featured speakers will be Tora Springer, an RN and Labor & Delivery nurse at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, CA. For a complete listing of featured speakers and panelists, please visit www.bayareabirthjusticefair.wordpress.com.

This event is a fundraiser for The Oakland Better Birth Foundation.

Our Mission Statement:

To expand the conversation around reproductive choices and to address the appalling rate of infant and maternal mortality in the City of Oakland as well as the County of Alameda in its entirety.

To promote and educate the public about the vital role of traditional midwifery services and securing good birth outcomes for all women and especially women of color.

To provide financial support and education to those wishing to avail themselves traditional midwifery and doula services as well as other traditional health practitioners historically shown to support and improve birth outcome.

To provide financial support and mentoring to those wishing to pursue a career as a traditional midwife, doula or childbirth educator.

To address the mental, emotional and spiritual concerns that arise on our parenting/child rearing journey, by providing therapeutic services, educational workshops and skill building for children, couples, parents and families, individually or in groups, at affordable prices.

Sponsor a table or be a part of our event:

Sponsor a table:        full table      $ 175.00

                half table    $   88.00

                doula table      $   25.00

Vendor/Craftsperson:        20% of proceeds

Provide items for our

goody bag                                         $ 25.00        provide items for 100 bags

Donate an item/service

for the silent auction                                     No charge

For your convenience, online payments via PayPal are accepted

Payment address: niahealingcenter@aol.com

We look forward to your support as we work to bring Oakland and Bay Area families and

parents the most cutting edge and evidence-based information affecting pregnancy, birth and parenting.

Kind regards,

Samarah Morgan

Tara Miller

Ann Wenzell

Xandrea Sanford

Birth Justice Fair/Forum Planning CommitteeImage

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