ACN Latest Happenings
- Abortion Care Network Awards
- Abortion Stigma-Busting Poetry and Videos
ACN Honors Outstanding Contributors
The Abortion Care Network dedicated its 2014 Conference to the Center for Reproductive Rights for its extraordinary advocacy for independent clinics and its visionary campaigns to end the stigmatization of abortion. ACN honored Amy Hagstrom-Miller, CEO of Whole Woman’s Health with the David Gunn Lifetime Achievement Award; Tracy Weitz, former Director of ANSIRH, with the Vision Award; and Jodi Jacobson of RH Reality Check with the ACN Person of the Year Award.
First Abortion Stigma Busting Video Competition Winners
Jennifer Baumgardner, a filmmaker and author, gave Judge's Choice awards to two 3 minute films: Women Have Abortions Every Day for the Irish Family Planning Association and International Planned Parenthood Federation, and This is My Story, by Emily Letts, an abortion care worker's account of her own abortion. The contest was co-sponsored by the 1 in 3 Campaign, a de-stigmatizing effort of Advocates for Youth.Read More