About the 2017 Friends for Life Dinner and Auction
Friends for Life Dinner and Auction (The Friends for Life Dinner and Auction is the major fundraiser for Pro-Life League of Nevada and funds outreach and educational programs throughout the year. Our goal is to build the Culture of Life in Nevada so that all innocent life, from conception to natural death is protected and valued)
Make plans to join us for the 11th Annual Friends for Life Dinner and Auction, Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Silver Legacy’s Downtown Reno Ballroom located on the northeast corner of 4th and Virginia in Reno (not inside the casino) for an evening with friends, old and new, in the pro-life movement.
About the Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Friends for Life Dinner
Kristan Hawkins is the president of Students for Life of America (SFLA). Since launching SFLA’s full-time operation, Kristan has more than quadrupled the number of campus pro-life groups in the U.S., from 181 to over 1,030 in 50 states.
Kristan and her team also have launched many initiatives such as Women Betrayed, Medical Students for Life, and Pregnant on Campus, a transformative initiative that connects young women on campus with the resources they need to choose life and stay in school. As President, Kristan directs the mission and strategy of SFLA and is the organization’s official spokeswoman. She has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, EWTN, and the Christian Broadcasting Network. Her work and passion for the preborn has been profiled on ABC News Nightline and she has been featured in numerous national outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, National Review Online, the Washington Times, and TheBlaze. Kristan is the author of “Courageous: Students Abolishing Abortion in this Lifetime.” A dynamic speaker, Kristan Hawkins has spoken before thousands and at dozens ofuniversities such as Yale, Bowdoin College, Franciscan University, and UC-Berkeley. She travels the country addressing student and adult audiences on a range of topics including Planned Parenthood, Feminism, True Social Justice, Pro-Life Activism and Leadership. She and her husband Jonathan reside in the St. Paul, MN area with their three sons, Gunner, Bear and Maverick and a daughter, Gracie.
Our movement has advanced beyond phone trees and Kristan has been at the forefront of equipping young (and old) activists to meet the challenge.