Tag Archives: Reproductive Justice

A Year’s Supply of Birth Control May Be Coming Soon

If you’re a woman in California, you may no longer have to worry about refilling your birth control prescription monthly thanks to a bill introduced in the state senate that if passed and signed into law would require all health care service plans and health insurance policies to pay for a 12-month supply of prescribed, self-administered contraceptives.

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Celebrating Black Lives: Past, Present & Future

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.” – Carter G. Woodson

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Reproductive Justice: Beyond the statistics

We have all heard the statistics on the reproductive health disparities among women: The rates of unintended pregnancy for African American women and Latinas are nearly 2.5 and 2 times, respectively, the rate of White women. African American women are the mostly likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth.

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Latina Leadership Academy Success

Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest’s Latina Leadership Academy just celebrated its first graduating class! Thanks to the generous support of The California Endowment, the academy is now one of the Coachella Valley’s most innovative and forward-thinking youth leadership programs, training the next generation of reproductive justice advocates with an intensive 15-month curriculum.
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Eight Patients Share Their Planned Parenthood Stories

Each year, 2.7 million women, men and young people rely on Planned Parenthood for essential health care services like birth control, cancer screenings, STD testing and treatment and well-woman exams.

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Why Pink and Scarlett are Making us Blush

We couldn’t be more thankful for all the love and support our allies have shown us in the past few months.

In fact, you may be surprised to learn that some of our biggest supporters include quite a few of your favorite celebs. Some of those big names have taken to their social media channels to share why they stand with Planned Parenthood.

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