Avens O'Brien

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Avens O'Brien
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Libertarian Party of New Hampshire
Vice-Chair
2006—2008
Personal Details
Birth: 10 October 1987
Education: St Anselm College
Occupation: Cannabis Industry
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Party: Libertarian
Media
Website: http://www.avens.me
Facebook: Facebook
Twitter: Twitter
Instagram: Twitter
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Avens O'Brien is a writer, entrepreneur, and activist based in Los Angeles, California. She sits on the board of Feminists for Liberty. She is a frequent speaker and photographer at liberty-oriented conferences and a writer on libertarian subject matter, best known for her contributions at The Libertarian Republic, an online news publisher.

She was a delegate seated with the delegation of the Libertarian Party of California at the 2016 National Convention and 2018 National Convention and was the Vice-Chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire from 2006-2008. Her long-time partner is former Vice-Presidential candidate Judd Weiss.

She gave an endorsement in The Libertarian Republic for 2020 candidate Vermin Supreme and gave a nominating speech for him at the National Convention 2020.

Campaigns

Conventions & Party Events

National

State Level

County Level

  • Los Angeles County Convention 2014 (Photographer)
  • Bexar County, Texas Fundraiser 2018 (Speaker)

Noteworthy Liberty Speaking Engagements

2016
2017
  • Sex Work & Liberty (Panel) - PorcFest 2017
  • Women in Liberty (Panel) – PorcFest, 2017
  • You’re Not Fucking Us Up (Raising Liberty Kids) (Mainstage Speech) – PorcFest, 2017
  • Millennials & Liberty (Panel) – Freedom Fest, 2017
  • Feminism & Liberty (Panel) – Australian Libertarian Society, 2017
  • Alternative Education Methods (Panel) – Australian Libertarian Society, 2017
  • How To Talk About Liberty (w/ Naomi Brockwell) (Keynote Speech) – Australian Libertarian Society, 2017
2018
  • Social Media & Liberty – National Convention 2018
  • Burning Man (Panel) - Freedom Fest, 2018
  • MeToo Movement (Panels) - Freedom Fest, 2018
2019
  • Loving Liberty, Not Just Hating The Other Guy (Mainstage speech) – Anarchapulco 2019
  • Agorism (Panel) – Australian Libertarian Society, 2019
  • Drug War (Panel) – Australian Libertarian Society, 2019
  • Social Media (Panel) – Australian Libertarian Society, 2019
  • Feminism (Panel) – Freedom Fest 2019
  • Masculinity (Panel) – Freedom Fest 2019
  • Millennials (Panel) – Freedom Fest 2019
  • Markets, Not Politics (Mainstage Opening Speech) – AnarchoVegas 2019
2020
  • Markets, Not Politics (Mainstage Speech) - Liberty Forum 2020
  • Making Yourself Useful for Liberty (Mainstage speech) – Anarchapulco 2020
  • Vermin Supreme Nomination Speech - LNC 2020

References

  1. https://independentpoliticalreport.com/2016/04/avens-obrien-second-generation-libertarian-speaks-out-about-growing-up-libertarian-leaving-the-party-and-coming-back/