Lauren Buchanan joined TakeAction Minnesota in October 2020. Lauren brings with her years of organizing for Reproductive Justice, health, and access. She formerly worked in direct abortion access and is currently the Board Chair of Our Justice, a local Reproductive Justice nonprofit and abortion fund. Lauren is deeply invested in storytelling as a power building tool and is excited to bring her passion for it to her work at TakeAction.
Lauren is a queer artist and Minneapolis native. She holds these parts of her identity near and dear. She is studying to become a postpartum doula specializing in grief and holding space for folks post-abortion and/or pregnancy loss. Lauren is currently a life coach, holding space for folks as they work through different life transitions. In her spare time, Lauren makes art, mostly drawing and painting, and is an avid home cook.