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Cecile Richards: Make Trouble

Paramount Theatre presents
Cecile Richards: Make Trouble
Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead
 


Doors: 2:00pm | Show: 3:00pm

Tickets: $40

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Cecile Richards’s story is powerful and infinitely readable. Whether you are newly 'woke,' a longtime activist, or just a caring citizen wondering how to advance democracy in hard times, Make Trouble has the answers. Cecile takes the mystery out of activism, gives you practical examples of how it's done, and tells stories that melt the distance from your front porch to Washington. She is the best teacher on earth—someone you trust. — Gloria Steinem 

Cecile Richards is a national leader for women’s rights and social and economic justice. As President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, Richards has worked to increase affordable access to reproductive health care and to build a healthier and safer world for women and young people. After starting her career as a labor organizer, working with women earning the minimum wage, she went on to start her own grassroots organizations, and later served as Deputy Chief of Staff to House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. In 2011 and 2012, she was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. Richards is a frequent speaker and commentator on politics and progressive issues. She and her husband, Kirk Adams, have three children and live in New York City and Maine. 

Event Parking Information
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