2015 Speakers


Jennifer Roback Morse

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., is the founder and President of the Ruth Institute. She is a life-long educator, a widely-published author, and a popular speaker on marriage and "Culture of Life" issues. Dr. Morse was named a "Catholic Star" by Our Sunday Visitor, one of the largest English-language Catholic publications in the world.

Walter B. Hoye

Walter B. Hoye II is the Founder and President of the Issues4Life Foundation, the California Civil Rights Foundation, Founder of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of California, Core Member of the National Black Pro-Life Coalition, and a Board Member of The Morning Center which was founded to provide free full-service maternity care for women in urban and under-served areas

Astrid Bennett Gutierrez

Astrid Bennett Gutierrez, MEV, is the Executive Director of Los Angeles Pregnancy Services (LAPS), a pregnancy help center located in L.A.'s abortion ground zero. She is a member of the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life (MEV), the lay association of Priests for Life. She is also President of Hispanics for Life and Human Rights. She is a co-host, along with Janet Morana and Teresa Tomeo of the EWTN series, The Catholic View for Women.