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There are many ways you can use this film! Share it with students, organizations, colleagues or your community to create dialogue. Connie’s work is relevant today — the film can be used as an effective tool for critical discussion, which can segway into important work. Take a look at our discussion guide!

Discussion Guide – Connie Cook: A Documentary

Objective: To spark pertinent and eager discussion about local politics, reproductive health topics and women’s issues using the 2015 Documentary film Connie Cook: A Documentary. Connie Cook was a member of New York State’s Tompkins County Legislature in the 1960s and 70s and lead the fight for women’s reproductive health.

Audience: This discussion outline would be relevant to high school and college courses and events including: AP US History, US History, women’s studies, Women’s History Month, Government, and health classes/events.