What About My Choice? Where’s the Support?

Chaunie M. Brusie became a student mother her senior year of college. She shared her personal story as a pregnant student who challenged the status quo in FFL’s 2007 e-series, Chaunie’s Journey. After interning with Feminists for Life, Chaunie founded S.U.P.P.O.R.T., a campus organization dedicated to creating resources and support for pregnant and parenting students like herself. Chaunie hosted FFL’s first Pregnant and Parenting Students Fair,SM successfully petitioning for more pregnant and parenting resources on her campus. She graduated on time with her bachelor’s degree one week before delivering her daughter, and is now pursuing her master’s degree in Non-Profit Administration. In 2007 she was awarded the National Association of Pro-Life Nurses Award. As FFL’s College Outreach Program Coordinator, Chaunie helped student activists to transform campuses across the nation in support of pro-woman solutions. She has spoken on Capitol Hill and delivered lectures and workshops across the country. Chaunie also serves her local pregnancy center as an advisory board member and a mentor in their mothering program. Chaunie and her husband live in Michigan with their daughters, Ada and Mya. Today she is a labor and delivery nurse who continues to speak for FFL on college campuses, at pro-life events, and at Capitol Hill briefings. Preview Chaunie’s speech here.

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