Midwest March For Life
Saturday January 27, 2018- Jefferson City Missouri
Saturday January 27, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Exhibit Hall: Life Affirming Booths and Vendors
9:30 AM – Pre-rally at St. Peter’s Church
10:00 AM – March begins at St. Peter’s Church
10:45 AM – Rally at Capitol Rotunda
12:00 Noon – Lunch at Selinger Exhibit Hall (next to St. Peter’s).
2:00 PM – Mass for Life at St. Peter’s Church
7:45 A.M. Capitol Prayer Walk – Meet in front of Selinger Center next to St Peter’s Church [216 Broadway St]. Prayer cards will be distributed and Legislator’s and Executive Branch offices will be assigned to prayer teams. The teams will then visit their assigned offices, pray for the Legislators, Executive officers, and families and staff, and leave a card of encouragement.
7:45 A.M. Rosary / Divine Mercy – Meet at the Selinger Center
7:45 A.M. Selinger Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Life Affirming Booths and Vendors open to public inside Selinger Center [216 Broadway Street] Light refreshment available for a nominal fee.
9:00 A.M. Knights of Columbus arrive. Dress at Selinger Center downstairs prior to gathering for the March!
9:30 A.M. Pre-Rally with speakers in front of Selinger Center [216 Broadway St]
10:00 A.M. March begins outside Selinger Center
March will proceed North towards the river, past the Governor’s Mansion, proceed one block to Madison Street, turn right towards High St and High St to the Capitol. Approximately 3/4 of a mile.
10:45 A.M. Rally inside State Capitol 1st floor Rotunda
12:00 P.M. Lunch available at Selinger Center–Knights of Columbus, Fulton, MO, Precious Blood Council 4454 will prepare and serve Chili and Hotdogs for a nominal fee to help cover costs for the Midwest March for Life.
2:00 P.M. Mass for Life at St. Peter’s Church
Reagan Barklage is the Western Regional Director for Students for Life of America. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri and holds a B.A. in Journalism and minors in Business and Political Science. During her studies at Mizzou, she founded Mizzou Students for Life and served as President for two years. While serving as President, the group won SFLA’s Best New Group of the Year for 2012. Reagan was also accepted into the William Wilberforce Fellowship with SFLA in 2012 where she further developed leadership skills to help lead the pro-life movement.
Since graduation, Reagan has worked full-time in the pro-life movement, dedicating her life to ending abortion. She was accepted into Vita Institute at Notre Dame in 2014, an intensive training program for pro-life leaders.
In 2015, she was hired onto the SFLA team. She currently covers Eastern Missouri, and manages the Western half of the Field Team. Reagan strives to train and empower the groups in her region to promote a culture of life and the truth to abortion on their campus. She is dedicated to equipping her generation with the education and tools necessary to end abortion.
Reagan has been featured in Glamour, LifeSiteNews, the HBO documentary Abortion: Stories Women Tell, the Wall Street Journal, and other media outlets. She has spoken at multiple pro-life rallies and banquets.
Stacy Washington is the host of the Stacy on the Right Show, broadcast on Urban Family Talk Monday through Friday from 2-3pm out of St. Louis Missouri. Stacy is a co-chair of the Project 21 National Advisory Council of the National Center for Public Policy Research. Stacy is an Emmy Nominated TV personality, highly sought after speaker and radio guest commentator; sharing her life affirming opinions nationally via television and radio.
Stacy served as the Executive Director of MoveOnUp.org, and is currently an elected member of her local school district’s Board of Education. Stacy is a school choice and pro-life advocate, speaking out on education and personhood for the unborn.
The daughter of an Army Police Officer and Budget Analyst, Stacy spent the majority of her childhood growing up in Germany. During that time; Stacy traveled to Russia, Spain, Austria, France, England, and the Netherlands.
After two years at Tennessee State University, Stacy enlisted in the Air Force as a weapons system analyst. During this time, Stacy served on the Eglin Air Force Base Honor Guard. Stacy also served a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia, supporting Operation Desert Shield. Stacy is a fourth generation decorated military veteran.