Fall 2014

Catapult CRRJ into the New Year 

As the fall semester draws to a close, we reflect on 2014 as a tremendous year for CRRJ. We have completed major multi-year projects; convened critical conversations; presented fresh data and ideas; and refined the scope of our work in order to heighten our impact.  


CRRJ has brilliant ideas and big plans for 2015.  

Your support will catapult these plans into action. 

 Please consider making a tax-exempt donation today. 

Here are 3 easy ways to give:

1) Online through Berkeley Law's secure online donation form

2) With a check made out to CRRJ and sent to 2850 Telegraph Ave., Ste. 500, Berkeley, CA 94705

3) Over the phone by calling Gift Manager Catie Cariaga at 510.643.6542


Thank you for helping to ensure CRRJ's success throughout the new year and beyond.  

Highlighting Fall Semester Achievements

September 8:  Prof. Melissa Murray (Affiliated Faculty) and other experts on "The
Roberts Court and Women" panel engaged a crowded room of students, faculty, and community members about several recent Supreme Court decisions and the
ir repercussions for women.

September 17
:  Jill E. Adams (Executive Director) and fellow Berkeley Law alumnae met with members of Congress to educate them about the Hyde Amendment and its impact on poor and low-income women and families.
September 20:  Prof. Kristin Luker (Faculty Director) and
 Adams presented "Trends, TRAPs, Trials, and Triumphs in the 2010s" to a record Number of registrants at Berkeley Law's Alumni Weekend.  

October 1
:  Prof. Zakiya Luna (Affiliated Faculty, former Postdoctoral Fellow) became Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara. 
October 14:  Luker received the Wilbur Cross Medal - Yale's highest honor given to alumni for their outstanding achievements.
November 7-9:  Adams and Luna attended the Reproductive Justice Leadership Summit & 20th Anniversary Celebration in Chicago, IL.
December 12:  Yvonne Lindgren (Legal Fellow) received the Elena R. Gutierrez award for "exceptional commitment to the cause and service above and beyond the call of duty."
Spotlighting Spring Semester Opportunities

Writing Workshop on the Future of Reproduction 

CRRJ Founding Faculty Director Kristin Luker will lead a Writing Workshop on the Future of Reproduction in spring semester 2015.  The workshop will examine emerging legal issues surrounding a range of sexual and reproductive topics. This three-unit course will be held Wednesdays at 10:00 AM and cater to people who wish to write publication-ready articles.  To register, click here.


Student Administrative Assistant Position Open

Work-study students, consider joining the CRRJ Crew this spring as a Student Administrative Assistant.  For information about qualifications and application, click here.


Reproductive Justice Working Group 


Next semester, the working group will continue to explore questions that have plagued  efforts to secure reproductive rights and eliminate reproductive oppression, particularly for vulnerable and marginalized populations. We welcome participation by people new to reproductive justice, as well as those who work or study in the field.  For information about joining the group, click here.

Thank you to our Stellar Students  

We are grateful for the efforts and feats of a tremendous team of students working at CRRJ during the fall semester.  Thank you Eliza Duggan, Grace Linderholm, Kate Meyer, and Menisha Virdi.

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