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Julie A. Burkhart – Trust Women
January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
We have the pleasure of welcoming Julie A. Burkhart, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Trust Women, as our January 27th speaker.
From Julie’s bio at trustwomen.org:
“[Julie A. Burkhart] worked side-by-side with Dr. George Tiller for seven years. She first began working with him as the Chair for the Wichita Choice Alliance. It was there that she led the community response against the anti-choice organizations that were attempting to “finish the job” and shut down Women’s Health Care Services, Dr. Tiller’s clinic, during the 2001 Summer of Mercy Renewal. Ms. Burkhart was the spokesperson for his clinic between 2002 and 2006.
“Ms. Burkhart is a frequent speaker and commentator on reproductive justice issues and has appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC Live, the Alan Colmes Radio Show, Democracy Now, The Young Turks, NPR and various local news and radio programs. She also has had opinion pieces appear in a variety of newspapers such as the San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, CNN and Kansas City Star. She has been quoted and interviewed by national press including the New York Times, the Washington Post, MORE Magazine, Mother Jones, ThinkProgress, Rolling Stone, the Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post, Pacific Standard Magazine, PBS News Hour and international media such as Annabelle in Switzerland and ARD in Germany. She has been interviewed in extensive pieces by MSNBC and for various documentaries.”
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