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Elise Higgins

Interim Director of Public Policy and Organizing
Planned Parenthood Great Plains Votes

Elise Higgins is a lifelong Kansan and graduate of the University of Kansas. She’s the Interim Director of Public Policy and Organizing at Planned Parenthood Great Plains, which encompasses policy, organizing, and electoral work for reproductive rights and sex education in Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Prior to that, she served at Planned Parenthood and Kansas NOW’s Kansas lobbyist and worked as an organizer for access to affordable primary and dental care. Elise serves on the board of directors of a national youth-led, youth-focused reproductive justice organization, URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity, which she’s been part of as a student or board member since 2007.