WILL YOU BE THE VOICE?
January 18, 2020
Former Planned Parenthood Clinic Director, best-selling author of Unplanned, Abby Johnson 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 in transitioning out of the industry. To date, this ministry has helped over 430 workers leave the abortion industry. Abby lives in Texas with her husband and eight precious children.
Ryan Bomberger is an Emmy® Award-winning creative professional, international public speaker, columnist, factivist, and author of the powerful book, Not Equal: Civil Rights Gone Wrong. He is also the co-founder of RadianceFoundation.org, a life-affirming organization based on the belief that every human life has purpose. Ryan is one of ten children who were adopted and loved in a racially diverse family of fifteen. Today, as an adoptee and adoptive father, he enjoys boldly illuminating the intrinsic worth we all possess. He and his wife, Bethany, founded The Radiance Foundation to extensively research and creatively present challenging social issues through ad campaigns, multimedia talks, fearless journalism, and compassionate community outreaches. Ryan is passionate about helping to build a culture that values Life in all of its stages.
Elisa Medina is the Executive Director of Hands of Hope Tucson, a faith based non-profit organization that provides compassionate care to women and families facing unplanned pregnancy. In addition to pregnancy center services, Hands of Hope offers prevention programs to youth and families and recovery services to men and women struggling with an abortion experience. Elisa's compassion comes from personal experience with unplanned pregnancy as a teenager. She believes love and grace can turn the tide of abortion and envisions a culture where women, children and families thrive during and after unplanned pregnancy.
Andrea Friedman is the Marketing Director at Voices for the Voiceless and founder and Editor-in-Chief of SheMight.com. A Moeur award-winning graduate of W. P. Carey School of Business, Andrea works on the front lines to transform the culture for life and serves as a communication consultant in the pro-life movement. Every day, her love for women and children drive her to pioneer new digital strategies to empower women to choose life and thrive in their communities. In 2017, she married her best friend, Josiah, and enjoys building a warm community wherever she goes.
Doug and Jennifer Franz
Doug Franz is the co-host of the longest running sports talk show in Arizona radio history. He came to Phoenix after spending time in Ohio, Huntsville & Kansas City.
Doug married, Jennifer, his college sweetheart, in 1996, while living in their home state of Ohio. In addition to the NBA, WNBA, NHL & NCAA, Jennifer has sung the National Anthem at four Major League ballparks, including Fenway Park while on their honeymoon, and right here at Chase Field. She currently sings with the Phoenix Symphony Chorus. The couple lives on the Westside with their two teenage daughters and volunteers their time at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish.
More speakers coming soon!
2020 Musical Guest
Soulful, funky, tap dancing, sunshine fools, The Alexander Lane Band is a roots blues soul jazz funk jam band that collectively comes from TN, NY, and TX. Band members Greg Rausch, Tj Martinek, Eric Mueller, Dustin Rochelle, Kirby Bland, Noah Lubert, and Seth Rausch will be joining us all the way from Lebanon, Tennessee.
Check them out on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube!