Joyce McCauley-Benner’s Historical Speaking Schedule

“Victory Over Violence”

2020

  • January 19, 2020: Stand for Life Rally, Madonna Learning Center- Germantown, TN

2019

  • October 29, 2019: Gonzaga University- Spokane, WA
  • April 12, 2019: Augustana College- Rock Island, IL
  • April 11, 2019: Wheaton College- Wheaton, IL

2018

  • October 26, 2018: Panel discussion, “Let’s Get Clear on Abortion,” Montana Tech- Butte, MT
  • October 9, 2018: Oxford University, England

2017

  • August 4, 2017: Consistent Life Network Conference- Wayne, PA
July 20, 2017: Annual Capitol Hill Intern Briefing, FFL President Serrin Foster, FFL member Johanna Young, FFL speaker and rape survivor Joyce McCauley-Benner, Former FFL Board Chair Jessica O’Connor-Petts, Catherine Rubio, FFL intern and SFL president at Clarion University Kara Sorenson, and Carol Day, director of Health Education Services for Georgetown University all spoke. – Rayburn Building Gold Room, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
  • June 23, 2017: 2nd Pro-Life Women’s Conference- Orlando, FL
  • February 2, 2017: McGovern Medical School- Houston, TX
  • February 1, 2017: University of Texas Medical Branch- Galveston, TX
  • February 1, 2017: University of Houston- Houston, TX
  • January 31, 2017: Texas A&M- Bryan, TX
  • January 30, 2017: Texas Tech- Lubbock, TX
  • January 30, 2017: University of Texas – San Antonio, TX
  • January 29, 2017: Boots on the Ground Conference, University of Texas- Austin, TX

2016

  • November 2, 2016: St. Mary’s College- Notre Dame, IN
  • September 21, 2016: St. Olaf College- Northfield, MN
July 7, 2016: Annual Capitol Hill Intern Briefing, FFL President Serrin M. Foster, FFL speaker and rape survivor Joyce McCauley-Benner, FFL intern and SFL president at Clarion University Kara Sorenson, and Carol Day, director of Health Education Services for Georgetown University all spoke. FFL intern and James Madison University student Hope Gallagher introduced Serrin Foster and FFL intern and Wheeling Jesuit University student Madeline Davin closed the event. – Rayburn Building Gold Room, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
  • May 6, 2016: Panamerican Youth Forum- Panama City, Panama
  • April 28, 2016: University of Nevada- Reno, NV

2015

July 16, 2015: Annual Capitol Hill Intern Briefing, FFL President Serrin M. Foster, FFL speaker and rape survivor Joyce McCauley-Benner, FFL speaker and student parent Chaunie Brusie, and FFL member and domestic violence survivor Johanna Young – Rayburn Building Gold Room, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

2014

  • July 10, 2014: FFL Annual Capitol Hill Intern Briefing
  • April 9, 2014: College of St. Scholastica – Duluth, MN

2013

  • June 11, 2013: Annual Capitol Hill Intern Briefing, FFL President Serrin M. Foster, Vice President and student parent Sally A. Winn, FFL Speaker and rape survivor Joyce McCauley-Brenner, and FFL editor and speaker, Jewels Green – Rayburn Building 2168 Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
  • April 24, 2013: Wooster College – Wooster, OH
  • April 11, 2013: College of St. Benedict & Saint John’s University – St. Joseph, MN

2012

  • July 3, 2012: Annual Capitol Hill Intern Briefing, FFL President Serrin M. Foster, Vice President Sally A. Winn, FFLSpeaker and rape survivor Joyce McCauley-Brenner, and former Board member and birthmother Jessica O’Connor-Petts – Rayburn Building Gold Room Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

2011

  • October 26, 2011: Pregnancy Resource Forum Penn State University – PA
  • October 20, 2011: St. Bonaventure University, NY
  • April 19, 2011: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

2010

  • April 7, 2010: Tulane University Pregnancy Resources Forum, New Orleans, LA
  • March 15, 2010: Loyola University Pregnancy Resources Forum, New Orleans, LA
  • January 27, 2010: Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

2008

  • October 30, 2008: University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • April 16, 2008: Clarion University Pregnancy Resources Forum, Clarion, PA
  • April 7, 2008: Grand Valley State University Pregnancy Resources Forum, Allendale, MI
  • March 26, 2008: Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA
January 20, 2008: Students for Life of America National Conference, Washington, DC. Serrin introduced FFL’s new speakers Ann Lowrey Forster, Joyce McCauley-Benner, Melissa Ohden, Angelica Rosales, Karen Shablin, and then-student leader Chaunie Saelens Brusie (who later became FFL’s College Outreach Program Coordinator) to 850 student leaders. They were joined by birthmother and FFL board member Julia Thornton. Many of the speeches are available on YouTube.

2007

  • October 8, 2007: Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
August 14, 2007: “Revolution On Campus: Working Together for Pregnancy & Parenting Resources on Campus” Congressional Staff Briefing, Washington, DC. Serrin introduced new speakers Ann Lowrey Forster, Joyce McCauley-Benner, Melissa Ohden, Angelica Rosales, Karen Shablin, and Julia Thornton, whose powerful stories were also featured in “Say NO to the Status Quo,” the fall 2007 issue of The American Feminist.® Board member Jessica O’Connor-Petts also shared her experience as a birthmother.