Welcome to ARCC's new Student Resource Page! Listed below are
range of campus organizing tools and resources, which are free
and distribute. (They are all PDF files, unless otherwise
|These and other resources are also available on our Synergy website. Please check it out! (Student & Youth Network for Reproductive Justice).|
Fighter" - Please read the intro letter that explains
the tools and
help or advice? If you
have any questions, or need help or advice on any aspect of
organizing or pro-choice/anti-choice activity on campuses,
an email to the attention of our "Student Network Coordinator"
you are unable to print the resources yourself, we can arrange
you limited numbers of colour hardcopies on glossy paper.
How to Establish a Pro-Choice Group on Campus - Learn the basics for starting and running your own pro-choice group on campus! This 34-page handbook explains how to determine if your campus needs one, how to structure it, recruit members, run meetings, carry out activities, raise funds, and sustain your group. (Researched and written by a Simon Fraser University student on behalf of ARCC-CDAC.)
Pro-Choice Backgrounder - Explains the meaning of pro-choice, the current status of abortion rights and access in Canada and globally, and legal threats to access in Canada. Advocating for choice requires an understanding of how access to safe and legal abortion is part of broader sexual and reproductive human rights that are fundamental for all women, and how that struggle is ongoing in Canada and around the world.
Snappy Answers to Spicy Questions - A Q&A to help you navigate through the sensitive issue of why students' unions are not obligated to fund and provide space for anti-choice groups.
Briefly describes key anti-choice arguments, the Canadian
groups that promote these beliefs, and the tactics they use.
Understanding the arguments made by anti-choice groups that
for greater control of women's sexuality through the
abortion makes it easier to effectively counter their
Telling You About Abortion" -
Combat anti-choice misinformation with these rebuttals to 10
lies. Make multiple copies of this brochure by printing it out
x 14" paper, in colour, double-sided. Fold them and distribute
them at your events and information tables.
Pro-Choice Stickers and Buttons - Print out these pro-choice slogans on glossy sticker paper, or print and cut them out to make 1.5" round buttons. Labour unions, women's groups, or non-profit groups might have a button-making machine you can borrow - ask around!
Three colourful posters (11 x 17) that can be printed out and
to posterboard, or professionally printed onto poster stock.
"My Body My Choice" • "Reproductive Rights are Human Rights" • "It's Pro-Choice or No Choice"
- A list of
popular pro-choice chants and cheers you can shout out at
demonstrations. Print this sheet out in multiple copies, cut
half, and hand out to participants.
Pro-Choice Organisations - A list of the major pro-choice groups in Canada, the U.S., and internationally, including their website and email addresses.
Ontario - A listing of women's centres, public
clinics, sexual health clinics, and family planning clinics in
(We are working on creating listings for other provinces,
Pro-Choice Films - A list of pro-choice films and documentaries. Hand out as a resource, or host a film night or film festival! Some of these can be found at your local video store, while others will need to be ordered. (Ordering information for most of them can be found here: www.abortionfilms.org.)