A Life Leader is an individual who works within their community to best represent the pro-life position, working in conjunction with National Right to Life, and its state affiliate, the California ProLife Council, a Life Leader realizes that pro-life individuals must effectively function as citizens, right where they are.
A Life Leader:
- has taken the time to learn some of the basic facts and issues surrounding the pro-life cause;
- is not guided solely by the emotion of the issue;
- does not reduce the issue to being a subset of their personal religious convictions;
- is informed about why and how society has historically protected innocent human life; and
- understands the steps necessary to restore that legal protection
works as a ‘representative’ in their community, communicating appropriate information for the cause of Life.
To best do this, the Life Leader:
- subscribes to California ProLife News and the e-mail alert system of California ProLife www.californiaprolife.org (this allows timely and important information to be quickly disseminated.
- Subscribes to NRL News in order to understand the bigger National picture.
- Understands and is committed to the principles of non-violence and appropriate citizen action
- Get’s training from California ProLife council at state or local events, regarding:
How to Communicate with your Legislator
How to Present the Pro-Life Message
Understanding the Culture of Death and Euthanasia
As well as other more in depth information on related issues as Embryonic Stem-Cell Research, Cloning, etc.
Various local tasks and pro-life projects are available for the Life Leader to help impact their communities:
sponsoring training sessions; public pro-life events; Zip Code co-ordinator; petition drive; “Forgetting Someone?” Church project; Legislative meetings; identifying local pro-life candidates for school board/city/ county office; sponsor pro-life film showings; identifying pro-life voters and ensuring pro-lifers who aren’t, get registered to vote; distribution of pro-life information books and literature; pastor training workshops; start pro-life Speaker Bureau, and much more.
You can work on one project or on several in conjunction with others.
Please fill out the following form if you would like to be a Life Leader (however, we ask that you first read our Policy Statements before applying):