Our friends at Students for Life of America have announced their 2016 ‘Defender of Life’ award winners. The SFLA are a tremendous presence at the Walk for Life West Coast, and we are delighted that they are hosting their second annual West Coast National Conference “Born to Win!”on Sunday, January 24, at St. Mary’s Cathedral. You can learn more and register to attend here.
It’s nice to see how many past/present Walk speakers are included among the honorees! Here’s an interview with one of the honorees, Students for Life activist Kristan Hawkins.
10 MILLENNIALS WILL BE AWARDED DEFENDER OF LIFE AWARD FROM STUDENTS FOR LIFE OF AMERICA
SFLA is celebrating 10 years being the nation’s largest pro-life youth organization by awarding its annual Defender of Life Award to 10 Millennials
Fredericksburg, VA (January 6, 2016) – Celebrating 10 years since launching full-time in 2006 and the growth of the youth pro-life movement, Students for Life of America will be awarding their annual Defender of Life Award to 10 Millennials from various niches within the pro-life movement who have made incredible strides throughout the past decade to advance the pro-life message of love and compassion for women and their children.
“We are thrilled to mark our tenth year with honoring ten incredible Millennials, an age group that trend more pro-life than their parents and grandparents and who are passionate about their pro-life beliefs,” said Tina Whittington, executive Vice President of Students for Life of America. “These ten individuals are a great representation of the students we work with and the many pro-life organizations that we partner with in order to bring about a culture of life and make abortion unthinkable.”
The ten individuals receiving the Defender of Life Award as a whole are:
· David Daleiden, Center for Medical Progress
· Lila Rose, Live Action
· Abby Johnson, And Then There Were None
· Christina Bennett, National Black Coalition
· Kelsey Hazzard, Secular Pro-Life
· Stephanie Gray, Love Unleashes Life
· Christina Barba, The Culture Project
· Josh Brahm, Equal Rights Institute
· Kristina Garza, The Vida Initiative
· Kristan Hawkins, Students for Life of America
Congratulations to all, and thank you for your heroic work!