User Profile for Cecile Richards (crichards)
Bio: Cecile Richards is president of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. With over twenty years experience in national progressive politics, Richards is a proven leader in the areas of reproductive freedom and social justice. She created and directed a national pro-choice ID project for the Turner Foundation. Richards also formed the Texas Freedom Network to combat the anti-choice policy agenda.
Richards also served as the founder and president of America Votes, an organization created to maximize voter registration, mobilize grassroots organizations, and educate voters. Richards worked as deputy chief of staff for Nancy Pelosi. She continues to serve on international delegations and travels as a regular speaker to national and state organizations
Joined: May 08 '07
Last login: Jun 12 '07