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Sep
21
4:00 PM16:00

Abort Mission: A Fundraiser Fest for Reproductive Rights

On Saturday, September 21st the Invisible College will be hosting a day long music festival over at our radical domicile. In the wake of state legislatures all over the country passing draconian laws to control women's bodies, amazing bands from around the region will help us stand in solidarity and provide mutual aid to those living under these anti-women regimes. Featuring performances from:

MAGGIE MAY (Folk-Punk From Grand Rapids)
https://www.facebook.com/maggiemay347/

LUCIUS FOX (Prog Metal From Kalamazoo)
https://www.facebook.com/luciusfoxrock/

THE KRELBOYNES (Indie Rock From Kalamazoo)
https://www.facebook.com/TH3Krelboynes/

TEAM TWO (Math Rock From Kalamazoo)
https://www.facebook.com/teamtwotheband/

DUE DITHER (Noise Punk From Battle Creek)
https://www.facebook.com/duedither/

YOUNG STRANGERS (Indie Rock From Illinois)
https://www.facebook.com/youngstrangersmusic/

SUPER TAN (Indie Rock From Battle Creek)
https://www.facebook.com/supertanband/

Music will start at 4PM. If you are a local grassroots organization, artist, or community member with educational materials or DIY products to sell let us know! We will have tabling space available for the event.

As always, please respect the house. Please donate generously, proceeds will go to the National Network of Abortion Funds. (more info on them below)

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MISSION

The National Network of Abortion Funds builds power with members to remove financial and logistical barriers to abortion access by centering people who have abortions and organizing at the intersections of racial, economic, and reproductive justice.

VISION

We envision a world where every reproductive decision, including abortion, takes place in thriving communities that are safe, peaceful, and affordable. We envision a world where all people have the power and resources to care for and affirm their bodies, identities, and health for themselves and their families—in all areas of their lives. As we shift the conversation about abortion, it will become a real option, accessible without shame or judgment.

VALUES

Intersectionality
NNAF recognizes the connections between systems of oppression. A comprehensive vision of justice for our communities must involve working towards economic, racial, gender, and reproductive justice.

Autonomy
Every person has the non-negotiable human right to determine whether, when, and how to create family. People deserve unrestricted access to the rights, information, and resources to care for themselves and their families.

Collective Power
NNAF is determined to build a base of shared power from the ground while standing alongside other movements in solidarity. People who are most directly and disproportionately impacted by structural barriers are the best architects of solutions that center their voices, experiences, and leadership.

Compassion
NNAF advocates for a reduction of shame and an increase in compassion for people as they navigate life. Reproductive coercion, burdens, and barriers to reproductive healthcare are all forms of violence.

https://abortionfunds.org/

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