A coalition of many groups and individuals across Canada is working on plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1970 Abortion Caravan, in May 2020. Our general theme is “Then and Now” – we want to look back and celebrate the Caravan and other past successes, and connect them to current access issues that still need to be addressed.
Plans are underway to hold events in various locations across the country, with several actions planned in Ottawa on Friday May 8 - details to be announced later - including hopefully an official visit to the legislature without having to chain ourselves to the gallery seats this time!
As the momentum builds, we’ve heard from more and more original 1970 Caravaners – many of whom want to come to Ottawa to join the events. Can we count on your support to help them travel? 100% of your donation will fund Caravaners’ travel and accommodation costs, as well as some expenses for the Parliamentary actions.
The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada is collecting these funds on behalf of the 2020 Abortion Caravan Organizing Committee, which includes pro-choice groups across Canada, several abortion clinics and sexual health centres, labour unions, many original Caravaners, and others.
Thank you for your support!