Erin Merryn, the Schaumburg woman behind the Erin's Law bill recently signed by Gov. Pat Quinn, will appear on the "Katie" talk show airing on ABC 7 at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 7.
Host Katie Couric is dedicating a "girl-power hour" to the celebration of International Women's Day on March 8. The show also will feature CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour and model and advocate Christy Turlington.
Merryn, a former victim of sexual abuse, is working to pass legislation in all 50 states that requires elementary and middle schools to implement age-appropriate curriculum about sexual abuse and how to speak up.