Breaking Our Silence Events

Breaking Our Silence is an event that features readings of real abortion stories that have been submitted to this website. This story-sharing event is an opportunity for the public to hear real people's reasons, experiences, values, faith, struggles, triumphs, beliefs, and emotions.


Host an Event

Your organization may use this event in your community to help shift the conversation on abortion, or even as a fundraiser. We've created the Breaking Our Silence Toolkit with everything you'll need to host an event in your community. By engaging the community as readers of and audience to real abortion stories, we break the mold of what a “normal” abortion looks like. And by creating connection and compassion, we are changing the conversation on abortion. Download the Breaking Our Silence Toolkit here. 


We have hosted four Breaking Our Silence events in Cleveland, Ohio. Other groups have used our toolkit to host events in Minnesota and West Virginia. Check out some of the videos below or on our YouTube channel to see how powerful sharing abortion stories can be.