Ilyse Hogue (Two Broads Talking Politics/ #VoteHerIn)

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On the 16th episode of the #VoteHerIn series, a partnership project of Two Broads Talking Politics/Kelly Pollock and Rebecca Sive, author of Vote Her In: Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President, you’ll hear a very special interview with Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. Kelly and Rebecca discuss attacks on reproductive freedom and what listeners can do to stay informed and fight back; Ilyse’s activism journey and path to NARAL; and what’s next for NARAL.

Ilyse Hogue has been president of NARAL Pro-Choice America since 2013 and previously worked at advocacy organizations including and Media Matters. During her tenure at NARAL, Ilyse has pushed the national conversation around abortion access to be one of fundamental human rights and self-determination for women. She has run successful campaigns defending abortion access on the national and state level, and supporting winning candidates for Congress who made reproductive freedom central to their agenda.

Our End Credits are read by Sonya Daniel.

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Rebecca Sive. Rebecca has been a feminist community organizer, speaker, and writer since her college days advocating for reproductive rights. Rebecca has been a public official, a founder and leader of numerous national and Illinois women’s and social justice organizations, and an advisor to numerous candidates for public office. She is the author of Vote Her In: Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President and Every Day Is Election Day: A Woman’s Guide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House.
Kelly. Born on the 4th of July, Kelly has always been a firecracker, leading a revolution of girls sitting at the boys’ lunch table in 2nd grade and founding Young Independents in high school. Since earning her Masters, Kelly has spent the past 15 years as a university administrator. In the fall of 2017, Kelly co-created the Two Broads Talking Politics Podcast with her friend Sophy. As producer and co-host, Kelly quickly built the podcast into a nationally recognized interview show, featuring Democratic candidates, activists, and authors around the country. She lives in Chicago with her husband & two sons.

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