Organize a pro-choice group

This guide will help you create a Pro-choice group on your campus or in your community.

Getting Started

This 34 page Handbook will take you through forming a pro-choice group.
Though it's written for organizing on campus, the same strategies can be used to organize within your community.

The guide explores
What is choice?
How to recruit members
How to run a meeting
Fundraising activities
How to advertise

Materials

Once your group is off the ground, here are some materials to help you campaign:

Pro-Choice Backgrounder This handout explains the current abortion laws in Canada and how access is being threatened

Snappy Answers to Spicy Questions How to defend your student union's decision to be Pro-choice

The Anti-Choice Position Explains the most common anti-choice arguements and how to respond to them

Ten Lies of Anti-Choice Groups This leaflet shows ten common lies of Anti-Choice groups

Pro-Choice Posters

List of Pro-Choice Organizations in Canada

Source

Synergy website: Student & Youth Network for Reproductive Justice

http://arccsynergy.wordpress.com/resources/


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