Monthly Archives: August 2010

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York’s endorsement of Tom DiNapoli for New York Comptroller is picked by the Albany Times Union. The Gotham Gazette has a big piece on NY State Republicans. Metro NY does a Happy Birthday 19th Amendment piece. And the […]

What are you doing on September 1?

How much do you care about making sure New York City remains pro-choice? Enough to go to a happy hour about it? Well you’re in luck! Our Planned Parenthood of NYC Action Fund is holding a great cocktail hour at Slainte (304 Bowery, btw Houston and Bleecker) on Wednesday September 1. Come on by, not […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to this past week: The PPNYC Action Fund endorsedMike DiSanto for NY State Sentate. Which the NY State Dems blog picked up. And the Queens Gazette covered our Action Fund’s endorsement of Tony Avella. And our Action Fund’s prioritization of the Avella race was […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to this week: The PPNYC Action Fund endorsed Tony Avella for NY State Senate! City Hall Newscoveredit. The blog “lost in the Ozone” covered the endorsement. As did Blog City.com. The Daily news writer Celeste Katz listed our endorsement in her “Wake up Call.” And also wrote a piece […]

Why Elections Matter.

Do you live in Queens? Well then you might be interested to know that the PPNYC Action Fund endorsed Tony Avella for State Senator in District 11. He’s running against incumbent Frank Padavan. Did you know? As one of the most entrenched elected officials in New York State, Frank Padavan has taken every opportunity to […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: Our own Haydee Morales wrote about illegal abortion in Latin America for RH Reality Check. It also appeared on the Huffington Post. PPNYC is partnering with RH Reality Check for a series on dispelling birth control myths. The first Will the Pill Make Me Fat? Will the Pill […]

12th & Delaware: What We Thought

On Monday night, PPNYC activists and staff gathered in a Chelsea apartment to watch 12th and Delaware. Apartment-party goers were treated to delicious appetizers, wine and dessert. But the highlight of the night was definitely the lively discussion and shared passion expressed for protecting women’s rights. Our host, an Activist Council member, relayed this: “During […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Cecile Richards wrote an opinion piece for the Huffington Post urging New Jersey state legislators to override Governor Chris Christie’s veto of $7.5 million in state family planning funds. Politico: abortion groups caught off guard with the high-risk pools restriction. The Hill also […]