Naral Pro-Choice Connecticut Names Sarah Croucher As Executive Director


April 4, 2016

Hartford, CT – NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut is pleased to announce the selection of Sarah Croucher as Executive Director, leading the organization into one of the most exciting election cycles in recent memory.

Ms. Croucher, a British transplant ("Qui transtulit sustinet!") holds multiple degrees from the University of Manchester. Most recently Ms. Croucher held the position of Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Archaeology, and Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University. Her background also includes field work in Zanzibar, Tanzania, Ghana, and Bahrain; she also served on the Gender and Minority Affairs Committee of the Society for Historical Archaeology, and was coordinator for the Women’s and Gender Network of the Society for Africanist Archaeologists.

"During my eight years as an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, I was significantly invested in issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. I have successfully worked to raise issues of paid parental leave policies, tenure, promotion, and equity with regard to women of color, and addressed gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the field of anthropology.

"In this deeply significant election year,” she has stated, "my goal with NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut will be the election of pro-choice office holders at every level of government in order to ensure and continue our progress with women’s reproductive rights.”

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The mission of NARAL (National Abortion & Reproductive Rights Action League) Pro-Choice Connecticut is "… to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion "

About NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut, Inc.
The legislative arm of NARAL works to pass pro-choice legislation and defend against anti-choice legislation at the state capitol, believing strongly that all women have the right to access the full range of reproductive choices including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. 

About NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut Foundation
The Foundation provides research, education and advocacy on pertinent women’s reproductive health issues and works to ensure that all women have the information they need to make healthy choices.

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