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West University Community Center

Speaker: Olivia Julianna, abortion rights activist, democracy organizer, and political influencer

Curious how Olivia turned an online attack by a GOP Congressman into $2.2 million for abortion funds, a social media audience of 1 million, and being named one of Bloomberg's 50 most influential people of the year in 2022?

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Speaker: Olivia Julianna, abortion rights activist, democracy organizer, and political influencer
Speaker: Olivia Julianna, abortion rights activist, democracy organizer, and political influencer

Time & Location

Apr 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

West University Community Center, 6104 Auden St, Houston, TX 77005, USA

About the event

Olivia Julianna is an abortion rights activist, democracy organizer, and political influencer from Houston, Texas. With over 1 million followers across TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram, her content has changed the political landscape and put youth voices front and center in the fight for our future. She has also actively partnered with organizations like Planned Parenthood and ActBlue to create digital content around activism and education.

She came to national prominence for initiating the takedown of a whistleblower website that targeted those in the state of Texas who aided in abortion access, and for raising $2.2 million for abortion funds after she was publicly attacked by Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz. She has facilitated collaborations with elected officials like Governors Josh Shapiro and Gretchen Whitmer, Congress Members Jasmine Crockett, Jamaal Bowman, and Vice President Kamala Harris.

Olivia has also been awarded the Ms. Foundation Marie C. Wilson Emerging Leader award and the Planned Parenthood Southeast Legends in the Making award, which had previously been won by Cecile Richards and Congressman John Lewis. In addition, she was named as one of Bloomberg's 50 most influential people of the year in 2022.

Please plan on attending to learn how grassroots activism, especially by young adults, is changing the political landscape.

Social time 6:30 - 7:00 pm Meeting 7:00 - 8:00 pm

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