Margaret Colin Joined FFNVC for 25th Anniversary Celebration
Every year, Feminists for Nonviolent Choices hosts an event series focusing on a human rights issue that is especially pertinent to women & girls. In prior years, we have addressed human trafficking, sexual objectification, and intimate partner violence. This year, in honor of our 25th Anniversary, we hosted a special series featuring actor Margaret Colin.
Margaret Colin is an award-winning actor who has addressed Congress, and is an active voice for pro-life feminism. Born and raised in NY, MC has starred in television, theatre and film. Her credits include "Gossip Girl," "As the World Turns" and on stage as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the hit Broadway show "Jackie." Margaret has spoken on many life issues in a variety of venues, including testifying before Congress against research on human cloning.
Joining Margaret Colin for her interview on NPR was FFNVC's Director of Outreach, Rachel Leigh Peller. Rachel has worked at a sexual assault care shelter, for a relationship violence prevention office, and as a mentor for first-year students studying Gender and Writing. She is currently pursuing her Master's in Public Administration and is co-editing a book about pro-life feminism.
The series of events included speaking engagements at two area high schools, a private luncheon, an interview on WXXI's Connections with Evan Dawson, a multimedia contest, and an evening event featuring a talk by Margaret Colin, a video of FFNVC's highlights, and a panel discussion with Suzanne Schnittman, Dorina Hayes, and Tanishia Johnson.
Click here to see our press release about the event.
Click here to be directed to a recording of the NPR interview
Click here to see photos from the event series
Click here to read more about our 25th Anniversary
Click here to see the winner of our multimedia contest