DATE: Saturday May 7th
TIME: 10am-12pm (DOORS OPEN 9:30am)
LOCATION: Norris Conference Center (2525 W. Anderson Ln, Austin TX 78757 – click for map)
Table sponsorships: $150 Total (includes 10 seats)
**Deadline to purchase sponsorship is Friday April 22nd.
We have SOLD OUT all of our tables! If you want to find a table to sit – email Heather@CentralTexasCoalition.com to see if there are any seats available.
Each sponsor will be responsible for filling her own table (if desired, sponsor can divy the cost between 9 other ladies). **Sponsor will decorate her own table with a theme of her choosing. We will have a contest for the most favorite table – winning table gets a surprise!
Raffle items: Contact the Coalition for Life to donate a raffle item.
Click below to download/print/email a flier to your friends, family, church groups etc:
Ladies for Life brunch flier
Featuring a Pro-life Women’s Panel!!
Abby Johnson – author, speaker, founder of And Then There Were None, Central Texas Coalition for Life board President
Abby Johnson has always had a fierce determination to help women in need. It was this desire that both led Abby to a career with Planned Parenthood, our nation’s largest abortion provider, and caused her to flee the organization and become an outspoken advocate for the pro-life movement.
Today, Abby travels across the globe sharing her story, educating the public on pro-life issues, advocating for the unborn, and reaching out to abortion clinic staff who still work in the industry. She is the founder of And Then There Were None, a ministry designed to assist abortion clinic workers out of the industry. To date, this ministry has helped over 210 workers leave the abortion industry. Abby lives in Texas with her husband and five precious children. See Abby’s full bio here.
Claire Culwell – speaker, twin abortion survivor
Claire found out she was affected by abortion about 6 years ago. Her birth mother was 13 years old at the time she became pregnant with Claire. Her mother (Claire’s grandmother) took her straight to an abortion clinic where she had a surgical abortion. After thinking she had “fixed the problem,” a few weeks later she realized her belly was still growing. She learned that she had been pregnant with twins…one was aborted; one survived.
“My life is a miracle and I would be selfish to keep this GIFT of life to myself. I want to tell everyone what a gift I and even they have been given!!” Traveling and sharing her story was not something that Claire had planned for herself, but God proved to have better plans. See Claire’s full bio here.
Monica Cline – speaker, former volunteer educator for Planned Parenthood
Monica worked for an HIV/AIDS organization where she taught sexual risk reduction education to women and teens. She was trained by leaders of the LGBT community, Planned Parenthood and Title X Family Planning. However, she came to learn from her mentors that serving the marginalized meant “meeting them where they’re at,” and leaving them there. This philosophy, her experience in the community, and her own personal story prompted Monica to question the family planning approach to sex education and crisis pregnancy counseling.
Today, Monica speaks candidly with parents, teens and organizations about her experience in risk reduction education, crisis-pregnancy counseling, parenting, the importance of having established values in relationships and how to have open conversations with family about these crucial topics.
“Parents can and should be the primary sex educators for their kids.”
Pam Cobern – Executive Director of Austin LifeCare
Pam Cobern has over 30 years’ experience in organizational development, marketing and public relations in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Pam is a visionary leader who has helped Austin LifeCare become a nationally respected organization offering compassionate care for people dealing with unplanned pregnancies, professional health services and quality education programs.
Her passion for the pro-life movement stems from her own abortion experience and her sincere desire to share the devastating consequences of that “choice” with others. She has been honored by Care Net, the largest association of pregnancy centers in the U.S., with their “Esther Award” for her work defending Austin LifeCare’s constitutional free speech rights from attacks by the Austin City Council.
Pam has been married to her college sweetheart for 29 years and together they have three children.
Contact Central Texas Coalition for Life for more information and to reserve tables and individual seats:
Coalition for Life
2717 Rio Grande St
Austin, TX 78705