For Immediate Release
Women of Color Respond: What the Hobby Lobby decision means for our communities
WASHINGTON - WHAT: Press conference to discuss what the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. & Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Burwell cases will mean for women of color and their communities.
WHY IT MATTERS: Much is at stake for women and their families in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. & Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Burwell cases, and women of color will be most affected by this landmark decision.
SPEAKERS: Elizabeth Taylor, executive director of the National Health Law Program; Miriam Yeung, executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum; Linda Goler Blount, president and CEO of the Black Women's Health Imperative; and Jessica González-Rojas, executive director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health.
WHEN and WHERE: July 1, 1 p.m. EDT via phone. Dial in: 800.786.5819
INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE: All speakers will be available for interviews. Spanish speaking spokespeople will be available for interview after press conference.
Taylor: The legal analysis of the decision made by the Supreme Court in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. & Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Burwell cases.
Yeung: The implications for the Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, low-income women and economic justice.
Goler Blount: The implications for Black women and overall women’s health and well-being.
González-Rojas: The implications for the Latina community and other groups, and religious liberty.
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