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“1 In 3 Campaign” Will Hold Its First-Ever Online Speakout This Week

The 1 in 3 Campaign, a project of Advocates for Youth that highlights the stories of women who have had abortions, will host its first-ever online “speakout” event this Thursday.

Adele Hampton for the 1 in 3 Campaign from Advocates for Youth on Vimeo.

The speakout, which will run from 1 to 9 p.m. EST, will be recorded live in Washington, D.C. and livestreamed at the 1 in 3 website.  Participants can share via Skype, prerecorded video, or live in the Advocates for Youth studio.

The project aims to challenge abortion stigma and create a culture of empathy, compassion and support for abortion access, according to the 1 in 3 site. 

“We are really excited,” said Julia Reticker-Flynn, Associate Director of Organizing and Mobilization at Advocates for Youth. “Every hour is chock full with people from across the country who will share their stories.”

For more information or to get involved, visit http://www.1in3campaign.org/speakout.

Media Resources: 1 in 3 Campaign, 11/18/14; Advocates for Youth, 11/18/14.

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