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In Leaven for the Loaf, New Hampshire blogger Ellen Kolb covers legislation and events affecting the right to life. The blog also reports on New Hampshire people whose life-affirming work deserves a wider audience – people who, in the words of Pope Francis, “seek new ways of being a leaven of the Gospel and a force for the spiritual renewal of society.”

 About the author

Ellen Kolb

Photo courtesy of girardatlarge.com

Ellen Kolb has been a pro-life activist in New Hampshire for more than thirty years, doing everything from activist-mom volunteering to professional advocacy at the State House, with political campaign work thrown in here and there. She’s Catholic, tenacious, and a proud Granite Stater. She is a writer, public speaker, and hiker, not necessarily in that order.

Events, Podcasts, Guest Blogging

“Offering the Best of Ourselves: Reflections of a Catholic Citizen in New Hampshire” and “New Hampshire Abortion Law” at Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts (Warner, NH)

Speaker at 40 Days for Life rallies, Manchester and Greenland NH

“Maximizing Social Media: Become an Effective Online Advocate for Life” at Bringing America Back to Life Conference, Nashua NH

Podcasts and radio: The Catholic Current, Girard at Large, Life With Liz (WSMN 1590 Nashua), the Karen Testerman show (WSMN)

Co-presenter of the Concord 101 series online and in events throughout New Hampshire, a project of Cornerstone (NH), speaking on New Hampshire government and civic engagement

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