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Writers Bloc with Shefali Luthra | May 30

Thursday, May 30, 2024 — 7:30 pm

Shefali Luthra is a distinguished health reporter known for her insightful and impactful investigative journalism. With a focus on reproductive health and policy, Luthra’s work sheds light on complex issues surrounding abortion access, maternal health, and healthcare disparities. Her writing provides a voice to those facing challenges in accessing care, making her a respected advocate for reproductive freedom and healthcare equity.

Author of UNDUE BURDEN: Life and Death Decisions in Post-Roe America, Shefali Luthra will delve deep into her investigation of the crisis faced by women living in states that have outlawed abortion. This urgent and important topic will be explored through compelling stories from patients, abortion providers, legal activists, and lawmakers, shedding light on the profound obstacles faced by individuals seeking abortions.

Moderated by Melanie Mason: Melanie Mason knows how to steer a tough conversation. You might remember her from the first Senate candidate debate, where she patiently demanded that candidates answer the question that was asked. Melanie is a senior political reporter with Politico, covering California politics. Prior to Politico, she covered state and national politics for 12 years at the LA Times, won awards for her coverage of sexual harassment in California politics, and was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team that covered the leaked audio tapes that still roil City Hall.

All books must be picked up at the event.  Books will not be held or mailed.

Ticket Info

7:30 pm

General Admission Ticket ONLY: $25
General Admission Ticket + Book: $50
Ebell Members receive $5 off with code “Ebell2023”.

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Contact Information

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Dining Room
741 South Lucerne Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90005
Free parking across from entrance on Lucerne