Advocate: Cynthia Rives
Since attending the first Healthy Families, Healthy Planet training in 2011 Cynthia Rives has built a strong community of support for maternal health in Fort Worth, Texas. While serving as President of United Methodist Women (UMW) for the Central Texas Annual Conference Cynthia organized several large events where participants put together birthing kits and wrote letters to their Members of Congress advocating for investments in international family planning programs. Cynthia also helped to host a Healthy Families, Healthy Planet advocacy training in Fort Worth, Texas in 2012 where she helped mentor and train new Ambassadors to advocate for investments in family planning.
Annual Conference: Central Texas