Cecile Richards, President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and Alicia in 2012

Cecile Richards, President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and Alicia in 2012

A life-long pro-choice activist, Alicia is a member of the Board of Advocates of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands. She has also volunteered as a PP citizen lobbyist, speaking directly to lawmakers about issues related to public health and family planning funding.

As a Board of Advocates member, Alicia assembled a CD compilation of 18 Northwest bands and artists (including Star Anna, RA Scion, We Are Golden, Ian Moore, Choklate, and The Volcano Diary) to benefit PPGNW’s Someone You Know Fund. 100% of the proceeds went to the cause.  The project was endorsed by Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Anita Hill and Alicia in 2011

Anita Hill and Alicia in 2011

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In April 2013 The Seattle Times blog published Alicia’s Letter to the Editor about the expansion of Medicaid and the effect it will have on musicians and artists in Seattle.

In April of 2011 Alicia was chosen to deliver a speech at the Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest luncheon. The keynote speaker was Anita Hill. Alicia spoke about her experiences as a volunteer and patient of Planned Parenthood, and introduced Governor Jay Inslee.

Also in 2011 Alicia was recognized for her Planned Parenthood activism in the December issue of Self magazine.

Alicia has also served on the board of the Rain City Rock Camp for Girls, and as part of RCRC’s strategic planning committee.