Executive Staff

Josh Brahm


Josh has worked in the pro-life movement since he was 18. After 12 years of full-time pro-life work he launched Equal Rights Institute to maximize his impact for the movement. A sought-after speaker, Josh has spoken for more than 23,000 people in six countries and in 24 of the 50 states. Josh’s primary passion is helping pro-life people to be more persuasive when they communicate with … Read More

Jacob Nels

Jacob Nels

Speaker / Sidewalk Counseling Trainer

Jacob Nels left a 16-year career as a carpenter to follow his passion for investing in the lives of people by taking a job with Justice For All. Since 2008, Jacob has been working to make abortion unthinkable, to make Jesus thinkable, and teaching others to do the same. Jacob works to show pro-life and pro-choice people that humans matter more than divisive arguments. Through respectful dialogue, … Read More

Andrew Kaake

Lead Editor

Andrew Kaake (pronounced like "cake") holds a bachelor’s degree in classics and political science, cum laude, from Amherst College, where he wrote a thesis on the topic of C.S. Lewis and natural law philosophy. He completed his master’s degree in bioethics at Trinity International University, studying the philosophical underpinnings of controversies about life, death, and technology and trying … Read More

Emily Albrecht

Emily Albrecht

Speaker / Writer / Coach

Emily Albrecht is a speaker, writer, and coach with Equal Rights Institute. She is the former Co-President of Oles for Life at St. Olaf College, where she has worked to transform campus culture using ERI’s apologetics to foster respectful and productive dialogues about abortion. At ERI, she is using her educational background to write, develop curriculum, and teach pro-life advocates how to … Read More

Jen Westmoreland

HR / Administrative Assistant

Jen has worked previously for AT&T and Windstream, but in 2014, Jen left her corporate job to be a stay at home mom and homeschool her children.  While she was at home she stayed busy by not only educating her kids, but also tutoring other children in math, science, and bible, being involved in Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, AYSO soccer, Charlotte HEAT track club, and bible studies during the … Read More