Walter B. Hoye II is a licensed and ordained Baptist preacher who serves as both President and Founder of the Issues4life Foundation, the California Civil Rights Foundation, Founder of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of California, Core Member of the National Black Pro-Life Coalition, sits on the board of The Morning Center, which was founded to provide free full-service maternity care for women in urban and under-served areas, and serves as a leadership consultant. As a young man, Walter played football at Michigan State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Sociology in 1980. In 1983 Walter graduated from the United States International University, now Alliant International University, with a Master’s degree in Business Administration. From 1984 to 1987 Walter served as Minister of Christian Education at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Oceanside, California. From 1991 to 2010, Walter served as the Executive Elder of the Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Berkeley in Berkeley, California. Walter is a Christian, married and the father of two adult children, Pro-Life and in demand as a speaker and consultant.