Calling out all the young mamas, papas, aunties, uncles, cousins, friends, nefews nieces, grandmas, grandpas, the whole familia- please join us for a day of celebration to support young families in the bay area. It is an opportunity for us to build community, change stereotypes and continue to spread awareness about the Young Mother’s Bill of Rights. We will share and celebrate what makes our families strong while learning how to address the discrimination young families face. Let’s create a healthier community.
DATE: Saturday, MAY 7, 2011
TIME: 11AM – 3PM
LOCATION: CIVIC CENTER PARK (across the street from SF City Hall)
ACTIVITIES: 2 Jumpers * Games * Free Family Photo Booth * Food * Give-Aways * Art Table for Adult & Kids * Entertainment * Resource Table * Dad’s Booth *
For more information contact Monica Flores @ 415-703-8800 x215 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice
Please contact us if you would like to share resources (table) or be a volunteer at this event. WE still need VOLUNTEERS!
YOUNG MOTHER’S BILL OF RIGHTS
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE TREATED WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE MOTHERS AND NOT BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF AGE OR OFFENSE.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO REGULAR CHECK-UPS AND PROPER PRENATAL CARE AND NUTRITION.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE SOMEBODY WITH US WHILE WE ARE GIVING BIRTH.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO NOT BE HANDCUFFED AND SHACKLED DURING LABOR.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECOVERY IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER BIRTH.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO SEE, TOUCH AND SPEAK WITH OUR CHILDREN.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE INFORMED ABOUT OUR CHILDREN’S WELL-BEING AND SAFETY.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE SUPPORT AND ADVOCACY WHILE INCARCERATED AND TO BE INFORMED OF OUR RIGHTS AS PARENTS.
WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND EDUCATION, SUCH AS PRENATAL AND PARENTING CLASSES SO THAT WE ARE ABLE TO BE THE BEST PARENTS WE CAN BE.
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