NLC Spark! Talks: The Scarlet Letter

Amy Handler, NLC North Carolina

New Leaders Council North Carolina’s Amy Handler explores stigma and shame associated with abortion stories that span generations.

Amy received her Master’s in Public Health in Maternal and Child Health from the University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill and is the Program Evaluation Manager for Provide, Inc, an organization that works to increase abortion access in the South. She is currently an NLC fellow in North Carolina, serves as a precinct chair for the Durham Democratic Party, volunteers for the Carolina Abortion Fund, and is a semi-professional bachelorette and wedding attendee.


With over 7,000 alumni, New Leaders Council is an organization rich in talent with individuals who are making real progressive change in their communities. NLC Spark! Talks provide an oppertunity for our community members to share their stories and ideas.