Students for Life of Illinois to Host Pro-Life Leadership Summit

Pro-Life students will be trained to transform campus culture

CHICAGO.- Loyola University Students for Life will host the third annual Students for Life of Illinois statewide Leadership Summit, with the theme: “Leadership. Media. Activism.”  At this event, students will develop the skills necessary for an active pro-life presence on their campuses.

“This summit will inspire and challenge students to effectively present the truth about human life issues on their campuses,” said John-Paul Deddens, Executive Director of Students for Life of Illinois.

The event will take place Saturday Oct. 24th at the Crown Center of Loyola University. Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m., and the event spans 9:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  The registration is $30 and includes lunch and conference materials.

The conference features nationally known speakers David Bereit, the founder of 40 Days for Life; Kristan Hawkins, Executive Director of Students for Life of America; and Eric Scheidler, Communications Director of the Pro-Life Action League.

“The right to life is the human rights issue of our generation,” Deddens said. “Students must be involved in order to change our society.  This conference will be a catalyst for that change.”

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Contact: John-Paul Deddens
Source: Students for Life of Illinois
Publish Date: October 20, 2009
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The IFRL is the largest grassroots pro-life organization in Illinois. A non-profit organization, that serves as the state coordinating body for local pro-life chapters representing thousands of Illinois citizens working to restore respect for all human life in our society. The IFRL is composed of people of different political persuasions, various faiths and diverse economic, social and ethnic backgrounds. Since 1973 the Illinois Federation for Right to Life has been working to end abortion and restore legal protection to those members of the human family who are threatened by abortion, infanticide and euthanasia. Diverse though we are, we hold one common belief - that every human being has an inalienable right to life that is precious and must be protected. IFRL is dedicated to restoring the right to life to the unborn, and protection for the disabled and the elderly.   Click here to learn more about the IFRL.