Monthly Archives: August 2009

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few important headlines from last week: A number of outlets covered the PPNYC Action Fund rallying for health care reform, including Gothamist, the Daily Kos, the Associated Press, and The New York Times. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has an OpEd in People Magazine on ending sexual violence in Africa Cecile Richards […]

Rally This Weekend!

I know more than a few of you have heard about the rally the Planned Parenthood Action Fund is attending this weekend, in support of health care reform. If you’re still wondering whether or not it’s worth attending, let me remind you that some of the most vicious attacks against health care reform have been […]

Single? Pro-choice mingle!

Just a quick note — Planned Parenthood of New York City will have a table at tonight’s Bottlerocket Wine Singles event. Stop by to say hi, have some wine, and maybe even (dun dun DUN) find some love! Just make sure you remember to use protection 😉

Laughing Liberally!

Do you guys like comedy? Who doesn’t, right? Especially when that comedy is supporting a good cause. That’s why we’re excited that next Tuesday, the Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Action Fund (basically the political wing of Planned Parenthood of New York City) will be holding their Laughing Liberally event. It features an all-star […]

Senator Edward Kennedy’s Lifelong Dedication to Choice

Today the world lost Senator Edward Kennedy, a tireless advocate for women’s rights and health care. As far back as 1967, Kennedy was advocating for women’s access to abortion. He not only was the driving force behind the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, a bill that continues to protect both health care workers […]

Meet the Activists!

The Planned Parenthood Activist Council is a group that was launched at the beginning of 2005 for people who want to get more involved in Planned Parenthood’s advocacy work. It’s made up of tireless, amazing men and women who do everything from run advocacy campaigns to hold fundraisers and everything in between. Every Tuesday we […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s what was going on in the news last week: Telemundo Channel 47 interviewed PPNYC’s Haydee Morales on teen pregnancy and sex ed. PPNYC board chair, Diane Max, has a letter to the editor in the New York Times on the importance of Planned Parenthood health care clinics and health care reform. Time Out NY […]

Meet the Activists!

For anyone who doesn’t know, the Planned Parenthood Activist Council is a group that was launched at the beginning of 2005 for people who want to get more involved in Planned Parenthood’s advocacy work. It’s made up of tireless, amazing men and women who do everything from run advocacy campaigns to hold fundraisers and everything […]

Hilarious! PP of Southern Fingerlakes uses humor to educate.

Checkout this ad that Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes made about their services! I’m not so sure about the green tentacles, but what a funny, creative way to encourage people to come in and get tested! Have a good weekend folks! What are you up to?

Health Care Reform Myths

Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you might have noticed this little thing called health care reform being debated in Congress, talked about by our President, and covered by every major and minor news outlet imaginable. When there are so many crazy town hall protests, or conservatives claiming that Obama wants a mandatory […]