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Peggy Cooke - Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. Toronto, ON, CA

Peggy Cooke Peggy Cooke

Board Member | Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Feminist blogger and activist with a decade of administrative and advocacy experience in reproductive rights.

Media

Publications:

Peggy Cooke Publication Peggy Cooke Publication

Documents:

Videos:

Gendercide (Part 2) - 1224 Peggy Cooke NB ReBelles Gumbooting @ Fredericton Delta Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada -- Abortion Rights

Audio:

Biography

Peggy Cooke is a Volunteer Board Member and Media Spokesperson for the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. She also sits on the board of the Choice in Health Clinic in Toronto. Peggy has been involved in the abortion rights movement for ten years, since working as the office administrator and volunteer coordinator of the Fredericton Morgentaler Clinic, whose protesters inspired her to write her award winning blog, Anti-Choice is Anti-Awesome.

Peggy is media trained and experienced with print, radio, and television interviews. She has been published in two Canadian abortion anthologies as well as speaking at countless pro-choice events and actions.

Industry Expertise (4)

Fund-Raising Health Care - Services Non-Profit/Charitable Women

Areas of Expertise (17)

Abortion Social Justice Feminism Abortion in Canada Reproductive Health Reproductive Health & Justice Reproductive Justice Pro-Choice Non-Profit Non-Profit Advocacy Toronto New Brunswick Women's Health Intersectional Feminism Feminism in Canada Morgentaler Decision Women's Rights

Accomplishments (2)

Canadian F-Word Blog Awards (professional)

2008-03-01

Winner, Best Feminist Blog

Canadians for Choice National Essay Contest (professional)

2008-01-20

First Place Winner

Education (1)

University of New Brunswick: Bachelor of Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Leadership 2007

Affiliations (2)

  • Choice in Health Clinic: Volunteer Board Member
  • ACORN Canada: National Administrator

Languages (1)

  • English

Event Appearances (13)

Speaker

Schulich School of Medicine: Medical Students for Choice  London ON

2016-01-15

Guest Speaker

Guilford College: Understanding Oppressive Systems  Greensboro NC

2015-03-06

Speaker

Abortion: The Unfinished Revolution  Charlottetown PEI

2014-08-08

Panelist

NDP Women's Forum  Ottawa ON

2013-10-11

Speaker

Toronto premiere of 'Status Quo?: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada'  Toronto ON

2013-02-12

Workshop Facilitator

Waves of Resistance: Pan-Canadian Young Feminist Gathering  Winnipeg, MB

2011-05-21

Co-Organizer and Guide

A Jane’s Walk About Choice: Guided walking tour of Toronto  Toronto ON

2011-05-14

Co-Organizer and Facilitator

NB Rebelles Gumboot Dancing Workshop  Fredericton NB

2010-07-17

Guest Facilitator

Choice 101: Canadians for Choice online course  Online

2010-03-09

Panelist

Working Towards Peace for Women: YMCA Community Discussion  Fredericton NB

2009-11-06

Guest Speaker

St. Thomas University Sexuality Week  Fredericton NB

2008-11-04

Guest Speaker

New Brunswick Social Forum  Fredericton NB

2008-10-10

Keynote Speaker

Fredericton “Take Back the Night” March  Fredericton NB

2008-09-12

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