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Blue Carreker

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood
Vice President of Public Affairs and Media Relations
Blue Carreker is Vice President of Public Affairs and Media Relations at Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood (UHPP), a non-profit organization providing medical services, health education and advocacy in Albany, Columbia, Greene and Rensselear counties. Her current UHPP responsibilities include lobbying in Albany and Washington, D.C., grassroots organization and mobilization, media relations and volunteer recruitment. She also coordinates the student-intern program and provides staff support to student pro-choice groups at local colleges, while managaing an email advocacy network. This year she served as the Capital Region Communications Coordinator for the Women's Equality Campaign. Blue also provides key staff support to the volunteer-based Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York, Upper Hudson chapter. PPANY works to identify and urge the election of state and federal advocates for women's health. During the 2012 election, she helped organize a voter registration drive at UHPP health centers and coordinated local PPANY activities, including candidate interviews, phone banking, door-to-door canvassing and rallies.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, June 29
 

3:45pm