(Harrisburg, PA) – Anita MonCrief, of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation Grassroots Leadership Academy will speak to the 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference on her personal journey from ACORN activist, to ACORN whistle blower, to being a committed constitutional conservative. The conference will be held April 1-2, 2016 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA.
Registration for the conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org.
Also announced as speakers for the conference are Fox News Channel (FNC) senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano, Stephen Moore of Fox News, former U.S. Senator Jim DeMint, President of the Heritage Foundation; State Senator Scott Wagner; Daniel Garza of the LIBRE Initiative; Congressman Mike Kelly; John Gizzi of Newsmax and Jeff Lord of the American Spectator and CNN. Republican Presidential candidate U.S. Senator Ted Cruz will also address the conference. There will also be four interactive panel presentations and three workshop sessions.
The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is the premiere gathering of public policy conservatives each year in the Keystone State. It is the largest and longest-running of the state-based conservative conferences regularly attracting a long list of conservative elected officials, scholars, journalists and activists for two days of speeches, panel presentations, workshops and networking.
Anita MonCrief is Senior Trainer and Curriculum Manager of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation Grassroots Leadership Academy. She has over sixteen years of grassroots advocacy and issue-based community organizing experience. She has collaborated with numerous liberty-minded organizations, and in her free time Anita is the vice chair of The Civil Rights Institute and a member of the advisory board of the Black Conservatives Fund.
Anita attended the University of Alabama where she majored in political science and history. She has worked with the American Bar Association’s Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (ABA CEELI), and in 2002, she partnered with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on their mission to Macedonia as an election observer.
In 2008, Anita came forward as the confidential source of the New York Times and then publicly to expose ACORN, and gained notoriety as the ACORN whistle blower.
The 2016 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will feature four interactive panel presentations including Tax, Borrow & Spend: How Wolf’s Agenda Harms Pennsylvanians and Enriches Unions; Restoring the American Dream; All Politics Are Local and Litigating for Liberty. There will be three workshop sessions including: Going Viral: Make Social Media Work for You; Faith of Our Founding Fathers; and, Campaigning Like It’s 2015, Not 1999.