Abortion Academy

Welcome to SYA’s Abortion Academy series, where each month we’ll hear from a different abortion expert. Together we’ll take deeper dives into more nuanced topics, help connect the dots between issues many of us are navigating regionally and what’s happening at the national and global level, and give you fresh ideas to take back into your community.


Session 7 | Virtual Abortion Accompaniment with Genevieve Tam/Aya Contigo | December 21, 2023
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Aya Contigo
Vitala Global


Session 6 | Abortion Pills and the Legal Landscape with David Cohen | November 30, 2023
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Abortion Pills legal paper
Living in the Crosshairs: the Untold Stories of Abortion Terrorism
Obstacle Course: The Everyday Struggle to Get an Abortion in America


Session 5 | Abortion Pills 101 with Dr. Ruchi Kaul | October 26, 2023

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Abuzz FAQ
Abuzz Resource Page
Abortion Freedom Fund
Maitri Wellness


Session 4 | Abortions and Mental Health with Rachel Dyer | September 28, 2023
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Exhale Pro-Voice
The Turnaway Study



Session 3 | Performance as Political Action with Jex Blackmore | August 31, 2023
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Jex Blackmore’s Website
Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals”
Beautiful Trouble Toolbox
Youth Activist Toolkit
The Stonewall Reader
The Art of Activism Your All-Purpose Guide to Making the Impossible Possible

Session 2 | Direct Action with Nix | July 27, 2023
follow Nix’s work on twitter @ReproJusticeCollective and Instagram @ReproJusticeCollective

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*please note, video for this session was not recorded at the guest’s request*

Dox care guide
Direct Action Guide
Activist Guide to Basic First Aid
Protest 101
Activist’s Guide to InfoSec 
Field Guide to Wheatpasting
Activism Burnout 
Campaign Planning: How To Get Started
Arrest Tips & Protocols



Session 1 | Later Abortion with Erika Christensen | June 29, 2023
follow Erika on twitter @RHAVote




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Patient Forward
Who Not When
More Perfect: The Viability Line Part I
Interview With a Woman Who Recently Had an Abortion at 32 Weeks
Catching up With the Woman Who Had an Abortion at 32 Weeks
Does Gail Ritchey Belong in Prison?
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