Speakers Bureau and Media Contact List

The Floridians for Reproductive Rights Speakers Bureau and Media Contact List is a central resource for civic groups, professors/instructors, and the media. Please use the list below to identify our members who can provide expert presentations, serve on panel discussions, and/or be interviewed on reproductive health, reproductive rights, and reproductive justice. The geographical areas covered by each person is noted.

Laura Goodhue, of Planned Parenthood, speaks to the press.

ACLU of Florida
Kara Gross, Legislative Counsel
Leon County
Advocacy / Legislative Process

Anti-Defamation League
David Barkey, Southeastern Area Counsel & Religious Freedom Counsel
Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach Counties
Advocacy / Legislative Process; First Amendment Religion Clauses, Discrimination, Hate Crime

Broward County NOW
Rosa Valderrama, Chair of Fake Clinic Watch
Broward, Dade & Palm Beach counties
Abortion Access; Abortion Methods; Fake Clinics; Grassroots Organizing; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; Reproductive Rights Movement; Sexuality Education – Advocacy; Sex and Sexuality; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws

Broward Pro Choice Coalition
Christina Disbrow, Member
Broward, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade, Collier and Lee Counties
Abortion Access; Abortion Methods; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Reproductive Rights Movement; Sexuality Education – Advocacy; Sexuality Education – Instruction; Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws

Broward Pro-Choice Coalition
Joseph Deangelis, member
Broward county and south Palm beach county.
Abortion Access; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Contraception; Grassroots Organizing; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; Reproductive Rights Movement; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights

Catholics for Choice
Glenn Northern, Domestic Program Director
Statewide
Abortion Access; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Contraception; Emergency Contraception; Reproductive Rights Movement; Sexuality Education – Advocacy; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights; Importance of Catholics and Faith Voices in Repro Advocacy, Religious Freedom

Central Florida Women’s Emergency Fund
Stephanie Loraine Pineiro, Board Vice President
Statewide
Abortion Access; Contraception; Emergency Contraception; Fake Clinics; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; LGBTQ Reproductive Health & Rights; Reproductive Rights Movement; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights; Latinas and Reproductive Justice

Emergency Medical Assistance
Fran Sachs, President of the Board
Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Abortion Access

Equality Florida
Jon Harris Maurer, Public Policy Director
Tallahassee/Leon County; North Florida
LGBTQ Reproductive Health & Rights; Transgender Rights & Reproductive Health/Rights.

Charo Valero, of National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, speaks at the Florida Capitol.

Florida Interfaith Coalition for Reproductive Health
Kate Lannamann, Board President
Sarasota, Tampa Bay, Ft Myers
Faith based support for reproductive health, rights and justice.

Florida Legal Services
Andrea Costello, Attorney/Director of Florida Institutional Legal Services Project
Northern Florida (north of Orlando)
Abortion Access; emergency contraception; reproductive rights movement; women’s rights; grassroots organizing

Florida National Organization for Women
Judi Marraccini, Legislative Director
Sarasota County – Venice, Sarasota, Northport
Abortion Access; Abortion Methods; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Contraception; Fake Clinics; Grassroots Organizing; Reproductive Rights Movement; Sexuality Education – Advocacy; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights

Florida National Organization for Women
Terry Sanders, President
Central/East Coast from Daytona to Fort Lauderdale. Also west to Orlando.
Abortion Access; Abortion Methods; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Fake Clinics; Grassroots Organizing; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; LGBTQ Reproductive Health & Rights; Reproductive Rights Movement; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights

League of Women Voters of Florida
Jo Shim, Reproductive Rights and Justice Action Group Chair
Brevard, Volusia, Orange, Indian River and Polk counties
Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections

League of Women Voters Broward Women’s Rights Team
Linda Bloomfield, Chair
Broward County

Women’s Rights

League of Women Voters Spacecoast
Jere Smith
Brevard County

Fake Clinics, TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws, Women’s Rights

League of Women Voters St. Petersburg area
Linsey Grove, Reproductive Rights Action Team
Tampa Bay Area, Central Florida
Adolescent Reproductive Health, Sexuality Education – Advocacy, Sexuality Education – Instruction, Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections, Sex Education and Disability

Miami Workers Center
Jasmen Rogers-Shaw, Gender Justice Coordinator
Miami-Dade and Broward Counties
Advocacy / Legislative Process, Grassroots Organizing, Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice, Sexuality Education – Advocacy, Sexuality Education – Instruction, Women’s Rights

David Barkey, of the Anti-Defamation League, (second from right) speaks on a panel.

National Abortion Federation
Reesa Roberts, Physician Assistant/Quality Assurance Clinician
St. Lucie, Indian River, Martin, Palm Beach Counties
Abortion Methods; Contraception; Emergency Contraception; Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health – FL LAN
Charo Valero, Florida State Policy Director
South and Central Florida
Advocacy / Legislative Process; Fake Clinics; Grassroots Organizing; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; LGBTQ Reproductive Health & Rights; Transgender Rights & Reproductive Health/Rights; Women’s Rights

National Partnership for Women & Families
Sarah Lipton-Lubet, Vice President, Reproductive Health and Rights
Statewide
Abortion Access, Contraception, Fake Clinics, Reproductive Rights Movement, TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws, Women’s Rights, Patient-Provider Relationship

National Women’s Law Center
Heather Shumaker, Senior Counsel
Statewide
Abortion Access; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Fake Clinics; Reproductive Rights Movement; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws

Organize Florida
Estefany Londoño, Reproductive Justice Organizer
Orlando area, willing to travel outside central Florida as well
Advocacy / Legislative Process; Fake Clinics; Grassroots Organizing; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; LGBTQ Reproductive Health & Rights; Transgender Rights & Reproductive Health/Rights; Women’s Rights

Physicians for Reproductive Health
Lauren Boc, State Policy Strategist – can help find physician speakers/media contacts
We have docs in Tampa, Miami, and Manatee County but happy to work on finding an allied physician in other locations as well.
Abortion Access; Abortion Methods; Adolescent Reproductive Health; Contraception; Emergency Contraception; Fake Clinics; Healthy Pregnancy; LGBTQ Reproductive Health & Rights; Male Reproductive Health; Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws

Planned Parenthood
Elizabeth Bercaw, Volunteer with Team Action as Community Liaison
Lee, Collier, Broward, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade counties
Abortion Access; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Fake Clinics; Grassroots Organizing; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice

Planned Parenthood
Nicole Fanarjian, Gynecologist
Up to 200 miles from Tampa
Abortion Access; Abortion Methods; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Contraception; Emergency Contraception; Fake Clinics; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; Reproductive Rights Movement; Sexuality Education – Advocacy; Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights

Planned Parenthood – Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates
Laura Goodhue, Executive Director
Palm Beach
Abortion Access; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Fake Clinics; Grassroots Organizing; Reproductive Rights Movement; Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights

Terry Sanders, of Florida National Organization for Women, speaks at a conference.

Planned Parenthood – Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates
Kimberly Scott, Legislative Manager
Tallahassee, Spanish Language
Women’s Rights

Planned Parenthood – Florida Interfaith Coalition for Reproductive Health
Jennifer Kopacz, Board Member
Tallahassee area, including Leon, Jefferson, Wakulla, Liberty, Franklin, Gadsden Counties.
Reproductive Health and Justice from a Faith Perspective

Power U Center for Social Change
Samantha Daley, Reproductive Justice Organizer
Palm Beach County, Orlando
Abortion Access; Adolescent Reproductive Health; Contraception; Emergency Contraception; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; Sexuality Education – Advocacy; Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections

Presidential Women’s Center
Mona Reis, Founder and Director
Palm Beach County
Abortion Access; Advocacy / Legislative Process; Fake Clinics; Reproductive Rights Movement; TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights

Progress Florida
Amy Weintraub, Reproductive Right Program Director
Central Florida
Abortion Access;  Advocacy / Legislative Process;  Fake Clinics;  Reproductive Rights Movement; Sexuality Education – Advocacy;  TRAP and Other Abortion Barrier Laws; Women’s Rights

Ruth’s List Florida
Pamela Goodman, Executive Director
Statewide
Women’s Rights

SEIU FL 1199
Coyuca Jones, Political Coordinator
Orlando
Women’s Rights

University of South Florida St. Petersburg
Jill McCracken, Associate Professor
Tampa Bay area
Adolescent reproductive health, grassroots organizing, intersectionality and reproductive justice, LGBTQ reproductive health and rights, sexuality education advocacy and instruction, sex and sexuality, transgender rights and reproductive health/rights, women’s rights

Women Movement Now (WMN)
Mara Leventhal, Chair
Miami-Dade County, especially south

Women’s March Florida
Emma Collum, President
South Florida
Grassroots Organizing; Intersectionality and Reproductive Justice; Women’s Rights