We are thrilled to announce that General Counsel for Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, Tracy Skaddan, has received the statewide, 2017 Judith Soley Lawyer as Citizen Award. Continue reading Our own Tracy Skaddan receives the 2017 Judith Soley Lawyer as Citizen Award
No longer confined to women’s and gender studies university courses, the term intersectionality has increasingly appeared in articles in mainstream outlets from USA Today to the Huffington Post, as journalists have tried to make sense of the resurgence of feminist awareness and activism spurred by the massive Women’s March on Washington (and its sister marches worldwide) held this past January. Despite the fact that intersectionality has been gaining some traction in the press lately, there still seems to be some confusion as to what the term actually means. Continue reading Why Intersectionality Matters for Reproductive Health Care
Questions about herpes or genital warts? Preguntale al Sexperto…watch our videos to learn more about your sexual health!
On Transgender Day of Visibility, and every day, Planned Parenthood stands with transgender people. We see you. We care about you. We stand in solidarity with you – no matter where you live, no matter what. Continue reading The Transgender Day of Visibility — March 31
With pink signs in their hands and fiery resolve in their hearts, hundreds of people in San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties joined forces with millions across the country earlier this month to support Planned Parenthood against a devastating bill that would have repealed the ACA and blocked women from getting care at Planned Parenthood health centers. Continue reading The Power of Pink
Erin explains how access to safe, legal abortion allowed her to finish law school and fulfill her dreams. #GoodbyeStigma
Endometriosis affects approximately five million women in the U.S. and many more women around the world. Continue reading It’s Endometriosis Awareness Month!
The S. Mark Taper Foundation Grant Continue reading We Couldn’t Do This Without You
Hey Gals, Pals, and Everyone In-Between,
If you’re anything like me, you love a nice night curled up in front of a movie. Continue reading Movie Night In!
Television ads promoting Planned Parenthood will run during news programs in San Diego and Imperial counties from February 20 to March 6. They feature Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest staff, patients, and supporters with video taken at our health centers. These ads will promote the critical health care services we provide to our community. Planned Parenthood has been around for 100 years, and we are going to be here for the next 100 years and beyond.
Most of the ads will air Monday to Friday between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on NBC, ABC, CBS, KUSI, CW 6, and Fox5 in San Diego. Some will also air between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the NBC and CBS affiliates in Imperial Valley.
If you see one of the commercials, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to hear what you thought!
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Women in our Young Mothers Program were participants in a class with Aja — a youth-photography empowerment non-profit — to explore social change through their own art. Continue reading Planned Parenthood Young Mothers and Aja: Raise Your Voices