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For Immediate Release || Saturday, July 15, 2022

Redirect the Rage — UNC Community Marches to Stand Up for Reproductive Rights

CHAPEL HILL, NC, July 16, 2022 – This weekend, members of the UNC Community who are concerned about the impact of the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization will march to “Redirect the Rage” about the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade. This event will be led by student leaders and the Vann Administration/Executive Branch of Undergraduate Student Government. The march aims to speak out against the repeal of federal protections around abortions, as well as to share important information and resources about reproductive healthcare in the state of NC. The march will also feature speeches from students, community leaders, and an NC elected official.

This event will occur on Sunday, July 24th, 2022 at 3:00 PM. Those wishing to participate in the march can find more information on the UNC Executive Branch social media platforms (Instagram: @unc_executivebranch).

About the Undergraduate Executive Branch of Student Government at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The UNC Student Government Executive Branch is one of the three branches of UNC Undergraduate Student Government. The Branch seeks to advocate for the Carolina student body, serving as the voice of the student body in connecting with administrators, community partners, and any other relevant stakeholders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and across the state.

The Vann Administration is committed to ensuring effective governance that is student-centered, student-focused, and student-driven. We understand the critical importance of accountability and stewardship, be it for our very own student leaders, our administration, or our external stakeholders. We are dedicated to expanding resources and basic needs for all of our students, especially those of marginalized communities in our wider Carolina fabric. It is in centering on these efforts that we are able to ensure institutional advancement, in hopes of moving towards a more perfect Carolina – for all Carolina students.

For Further Information Contact:
Spencer Shores