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An Overview of Essential Partners' Early Work on Abortion


This article provides a brief history of Essential Partners' (known then as the Public Conversations Project) early work around the topic of abortion.

It spans the period between EP's founding in 1989 through 2000, and it includes the initial development of EP's model as well as the confidential dialogues among leaders from "pro-life" and "pro-choice" communities in Greater Boston.