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'Solidarity Saturdays' return with virtual event about a post-Roe North Dakota

The series of programs, running from August through December, is put on by the North Dakota Voices Network.

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BISMARCK — A series of virtual programs aimed at building communities of empowered and informed advocates in North Dakota to work for justice and equity kicks off this month.

“Solidarity Saturdays” returns Saturday, Aug. 13 with the launch of its fall series “Power Back to the People,” according to a news release from the North Dakota Voices Network.

Its first program, North Dakota in a Post-Roe World, will be a facilitated conversation on the history of reproductive rights in the state, the state’s abortion trigger law and how people can advocate for abortion access.

The program will feature Amy Jacobson, executive director of Prairie Action North Dakota and Katie Christensen, North Dakota state director of Planned Parenthood North Central States, in conversation with Zach Packineau of the ND Voices Network.

The five-part fall series will focus on topics including democracy, reproductive healthcare, voting rights, elections and the state legislative process.

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Solidarity Saturdays meets August through December on the second Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. CT.

The schedule is as follows:

Aug. 13 - North Dakota in a Post-Roe World
Sept. 10 - Elections: What You Need to Know
Oct. 8 - Protect Your Right to Vote
Nov. 12 - Building Power After the Election
Dec. 10 - 2023 Legislative Session Lookahead

Registration for these virtual events is required at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpd-6rrTkpH9JeIUtyMQtxdYJC8xz8cpKD

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