Elaine Taylor-Klaus papers
Scope and Contents of the Papers
The Elaine Taylor-Klaus papers consist of correspondence, phone logs, meeting agendas, minutes, pins, nametags, videos, as well as pamphlets and brochures from 1989-2007. Elaine Taylor-Klaus advocated for women's reproductive rights and founded Vote Choice, a Georgia PAC, in 1990, she served as a Board member of Planned Parenthood of Georgia (PPG), and she was heavily involved in the Governor's Council of Maternal and Infant Health from 2001-2007. Of particular note is the meeting agendas and minutes of the Governor's Council on Maternal and Infant Health that were held in various cities in Georgia including: Augusta, Albany, Columbus, Savannah, and Atlanta.
- Taylor-Klaus, Elaine (Person)
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Collection is open for research use. Some records have been redacted to protect the identity of individuals. In those cases, the original materials have been separated and the redacted copies are available for research.
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Biography of Elaine Taylor-Klaus
Elaine Taylor-Klaus has followed a lifelong mission to pursue justice and empowerment. Born 1964 as a third generation Atlantan, Taylor-Klaus graduated Wesleyan University and proceeded to become a CORO Foundation fellow in New York. After completing her education, she focused on women’s rights issues, particularly family planning and choice. She did so by serving on the NYC Commission on the Status of Women, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the Governor’s Council for Maternal and Infant Health for the state of Georgia. One of Taylor-Klaus’ most notable acts for the Pro- Choice movement was her creation of one of the largest independent PACs in Georgia, Vote Choice. After marrying David and having three children with ADHD, Elaine turned her activism to Public Health and families with children with learning disabilities. Taylor-Klaus is the co-founder of ImpactADHD, a resource for parents raising children with ADHD. Recently, she created Touchstone Coaching with her husband and business partner.
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Elaine Taylor-Klaus has followed a lifelong mission to pursue justice and empowerment. The Elaine Taylor-Klaus papers consist of correspondence, phone logs, meeting agendas, minutes, videos, as well as pamphlets and brochures from 1989-2007.
Donated by Elaine Taylor-Klaus, 2017.
Separated to the Special Collections Book Collection
Kirby, D. (2001). Emerging Answers: Research Findings on Programs to Reduce Teen Pregnancy. Washington, DC: National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
Processed by NaVosha Copeland, June 2017.
- Taylor-Klaus, Elaine (Person)
- Elaine Taylor Klaus:
- A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
- NaVosha Copeland; Morna Gerrard
- 22 June 2017
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