ACLU-NJ, Thrive NJ Coalition Tap Kaufman Zita Group in Expanding Effort to Pass Reproductive Freedom Act

ACLU-NJ, Thrive NJ Coalition Tap Kaufman Zita Group in Expanding Effort to Pass Reproductive Freedom Act

Kaufman Zita VPs Jeannine LaRue and Beth Dohm convey a long time of expertise to Thrive NJ marketing campaign advocating for S3030/A4848, a invoice to defend and increase entry to reproductive well being look after all in NJ

For Immediate Release
July 1, 2021

NEWARK – The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) in the present day introduced the hiring of lobbying agency Kaufman Zita Group to assist its effort to cross the Reproductive Freedom Act (RFA). The statewide marketing campaign to defend and increase a lot wanted entry to reproductive well being care in New Jersey is led by the Thrive NJ Coalition, of which the ACLU-NJ is a founding member. Kaufman Zita’s Senior Vice President, Jeannine LaRue, and Executive Vice President, Beth Dohm, will lead the agency’s governmental affairs work for the RFA marketing campaign.

“The passage of the RFA is paramount for New Jersey to be sure that everybody has entry to reproductive well being care. This landmark laws is about fairness and justice, notably for communities dealing with the impression of limitations rooted in systemic racism that push well being care – together with reproductive well being care – out of attain. We look ahead to working with Jeannine, Beth, and the Kaufman Zita Group workforce to cross the RFA and strengthen equality in the Garden State,” mentioned ACLU-NJ Executive Director Amol Sinha.

“At a second when different states search to push reproductive well being care out of attain, and a direct menace to the constitutional proper to an abortion lingers earlier than the U.S. Supreme Court, New Jersey has the chance to take daring, proactive and quick motion in advancing well being care entry and fairness for all New Jerseyans by passing the Reproductive Freedom Act. We are excited to construct upon our efforts with the Thrive Coalition and push the RFA over the end line,” mentioned ACLU-NJ Campaign Strategist Alejandra Sorto.

A seasoned lobbyist and political strategist, Jeannine LaRue has over 45 years of expertise and a profession that has included governmental, coverage, and political appointments, in addition to outstanding authorities affairs positions at a few of New Jersey’s most prestigious well being and better training organizations all through the state. Jeannine has lengthy been a champion of points affecting ladies, kids, social, and racial justice, and has been constantly acknowledged as an influential chief in New Jersey politics and authorities.

“New Jersey should do extra to be sure that everybody who wants important reproductive well being care providers are in a position to obtain it – passing the RFA would start to do precisely that. I’m honored and excited to work alongside legislative sponsors and advocates on this crucial laws, particularly figuring out how reproductive rights stay susceptible throughout the nation,” mentioned Kaufman Zita’s Senior Vice President Jeannine LaRue.

Also becoming a member of the marketing campaign is Beth Dohm, an efficient and achieved lobbyist with huge expertise main difficult legislative initiatives. Beth has first-hand data about how to finest develop and execute profitable legislative campaigns, which can show instrumental in Thrive NJ’s effort to cross the RFA.

“Passing RFA might be important to eliminating present inequities in well being care entry that persist in New Jersey. All New Jerseyans – no matter revenue stage, race, immigration standing, or gender identification – are entitled to high quality and reasonably priced well being care, which the RFA will defend and increase. I look ahead to supporting the trouble to present equal entry to well being care for everybody who calls the Garden State dwelling,” mentioned Kaufman Zita Executive Vice President Beth Dohm.


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