Peninsula Power of Choice 2023 - Reproductive Freedom for All

Formerly NARAL Pro-Choice America


Peninsula Power of Choice 2023

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Special Instructions:

The 23rd Peninsula Power of Choice event will be held on Thursday, October 12 at a NEW location this year – the Grand Bay Hotel in Redwood Shores.

Please note that this event will be held indoors at seated tables of 10.

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Please send to 1725 Eye St NW, Ste. 900, Washington, DC 20006.

We have been notified by the USPS to please expect several weeks’ delay in the acknowledgment of your gift.

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Featured Speakers

Rep. Lauren Underwood

Representative Lauren Underwood (she/hers)

Congresswoman Lauren Underwood represents Illinois' 14th Congressional District, a suburban, exurban, and rural district in northern Illinois. She flipped this seat from red to blue in a historic fashion in 2018, defeating a four-term Republican incumbent, and in 2020 became the first Democrat ever to be re-elected in IL-14. She was reelected in 2022 for her third term. In 2018, Congresswoman Underwood was the first person of color, first woman, and first millennial elected to represent her district. When she was sworn into office in 2019, she became the youngest Black woman to ever serve in Congress. In 2023, Lauren conquered another first – she became the first Black woman since Shirley Chisholm to be elected to Democratic House Leadership. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee.

Olivia Julianna

Abortion Rights Activist

Olivia Julianna (she/her)

Olivia Julianna is an abortion rights activist from Houston, Texas. She is most well known for initiating the takedown of a whistleblower website that targeted those in the state of Texas who aided in abortion access, working with Democratic campaigns across the country, and for raising $2.2 million for abortion funds after she was publicly attacked by Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz. Her audience across social platforms is over 1 million-- where she makes political commentary content and analysis videos. She was named as one of Bloomberg's 50 most influential people of the year in 2022, the Planned Parenthood South East Legends in the making award-- which was previously awarded to Congressman John Lewis, and the Ms. Foundation's Marie C. Wilson Emerging Leader Award. She had also actively partnered with organizations like Planned Parenthood and ActBlue to create digital content around activism and education.

Annie Wu Henry

Progressive Social Media & Digital Strategist

Annie Wu Henry (she/her)

Annie Wu Henry is a progressive social media and digital strategy expert. With a deep belief in the power of on-the-ground organizing, electoral work, and online media, she actively contributes to all three aspects. Currently, she holds the positions of Creative Director at AAPI Victory Fund and Digital Consultant for Working Families Party, where her visionary approach has propelled campaigns and initiatives to new heights. Notably, she recently served as the social media producer for John Fetterman's successful Senate campaign in Pennsylvania. As a strategist, creator and political operative, Annie has been profiled by the New York Times, contributed to some of the largest online advocacy platforms like @feminist, @impact, @shityoushouldcareabout, @intersectionalenvironmentalist, @so.informed, @genzforchange and has had a myriad of content "go viral," being shared by the likes of Rachel Cargle, Viola Davis, Kerry Washington, Ariana Grande, Yara Shahidi, the Kardashians, Jenners, Olivia Rodrigo + more. Through her personal platform, she engages her own following to inform and activate them about the world and how they can get involved to push for change. She is passionate about progressive politics, press notifications, pop culture, pressed coffee and people who do the right thing.

Mini Timmaraju

President, Reproductive Freedom for All

Mini Timmaraju (she/her)

Mini Timmaraju is a seasoned campaigner, skilled coalition-builder, high-impact organizer, and talented organizational leader with over 20 years of experience leading federal, state, and local campaigns, as well as advocacy efforts around reproductive rights, gender justice, and racial justice. Mini has a wealth of governmental and political experience at the state and federal level, including advising the Biden-Harris administration on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility and serving as Women’s Vote Director on the 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. Mini has also worked on reproductive rights in Texas and at the national level and worked for several members of Congress.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors: $100,000+

Cecilia Barajas
Shannon Hunt-Scott
Sheryl Sandberg

Champion Sponsors: $25,000+

Judy Estrin
Marcia & John Goldman
Laura Lauder
Hon. Becky Morgan
Preeva & Leonard Tramiel

Defender Sponsors: $15,000+

Andy & Rebecca Barfknecht
Peggy Dalal
Hon. Jennifer DiBrienza & Jesse Dorogusker
Steve & Peggy Dow
Paula Hurd
Susan M. Hyatt

Advocate Sponsors: $10,000+

Susan Z. Breyer
Marian Kremer
The Magic Beans
Robyn & David Reiss
Sarah Sands
Dr. Sophia Yen

Leader Sponsors: $5,000+

Samira Amid-Hozour
Kathleen Anderson
Margalynne Armstrong & Andrew Pierce
Barnett Family
Gwen Books & Barbara Gross
Lorna Borenstein & David Lawee
Mary Cafiero
Fran Codispoti
Barbara & Chris Creed
Mary & Bob Dodge
Dianne Giancarlo
Azadeh Hariri
Abbie Knopper
Hal & Iris Korol
Jackie & Richard Mayer
Phyllis Moldaw
Lydia Moran
Lilli Rey
Robina Riccitiello
Hon. Susie Richardson
The Village Doctor
Dorothy Saxe
Shauna Stark
Ellen Winick Stross
Susan Valeriote

Partner Sponsors: $3,000+

Betty Denenberg Adler
Patricia Bresee
Denise M. Brosseau
Bonnie Burdett Walker
Michael F. Donner
Wynne Segal Dubovoy
Kathy Giori
Patti Grant
Beth & Brian Grossman
Sara Imershein, M.D.
Johnson-Culver Donor-Advised Fund
Sheryl Klein
Amy Madigan
Carol Mayer Marshall
Camilla E. Neri
Angela Nomellini
Judy & Brad O’Brien
Jill Parker
Tanya Prioste
Libby Tyree-Taylor
Diana Chapman Walsh
Steve Westly
Lucy Wurtz

Sponsor Ticket: $1,500+

Lage Andersen
Nancy Blachman
Shawn Byers
Elaine Cardinale
Bernard Coleman
Monica Corman
Anne O. Dauer
Sharon Kristensen Demere
Daphne Dickson
Dianne Gershuny
Terry Godfrey
Elizabeth Grover
Nonie Greene & Todd Werby
Ava Hahn
Marci Hanson
Kathryn Bogue Harris
Virginia Turner Hess
Lorri Holzberg
Joanne Howard
Mr. & Mrs. George H. Hume
Julie Kaufman
Hon. Judy Kleinberg
Hon. Liz Kniss
Linda Kraemer
Erica Lockheimer
Darlene Mann
Nicki Moffat
Sandra Moll
Vivian Loh Nahmias
Patty Stone Ortenberg
Cathy Podell
John & Ann Rossi
Nicole Rubin
Sherri R. Sager
Lisa and Steven Schatz
Ursula Schorn
Ellen Snee
Madeline & Isaac Stein
The Wachtel Family
Camille Watson

*We apologize for any accidental misspellings or omissions. List is as of October 2, 2023.

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