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Planned Parenthood’s CA Affiliates Advocate at the Nation’s Capitol

Last week, Planned Parenthood affiliates from all over the country converged on the nation’s capitol for Planned Parenthood’s National Conference.

Sen. Feinstein stood up for women’s rights on the U.S. Senate floor

When Texas Sen. John Cornyn tried to corner California Sen. Dianne Feinstein on why she no longer supports a bill that she co-sponsored -- a human trafficking bill where Republicans are attempting a sneak attack to restrict abortion -- Sen. Feinstein stood up for women’s rights on the U.S. Senate floor.

Crisis Pregnancy Centers: First Resort, Inc. v. Herrera

For a person facing unintended pregnancy and unsure what to do, sympathetic advertising about “crisis” support through the full range of options may provide reassurance and a deep emotional draw. But there is one type of clinic on the rise in California that rarely follows through on this advertised promise: anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs).

Bringing Care to Imperial Valley

Planned Parenthood Pacific Southwest is opening their first health center in Imperial Valley this spring and needs your help!

Why I want to Intern for PPAC!

As the new Intern for Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, I am excited to learn about the legislative process by working for a nonprofit that helps support Planned Parenthood health centers who are committed to providing non-judgmental reproductive health care to over a million women and men every year.


Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, as part of the larger We Care for California coalition, took part in a press conference to a call attention to two bills which would restore money cut from the reimbursement rates paid to providers of Medi-Cal services.

Mercury News Editorial about boosting Medi-Cal rates!

On Feb 20th the Mercury News published an editorial calling for a boost in Medi-Cal reimbursement rates and we agree! Read this great article about this critical issue impacting healthcare access in California.

40 Days should be about respectng a woman’s personal decision.

Every year the “40 Days for Life” protests outside women’s reproductive health clinics is timed to coincide with Lent. For Christians this is a powerful season. It is meant as a period of thought and reflection on the Biblical experience of Jesus.

February is Black History Month

Political and civil rights leaders believed that all people need access to health care to complete their education, plan their lives, and protect their families. We honor those leaders during Black History Month.

Valentine’s Day and National Condom Week!

Happy Valentine's Day and National Condom Week! Wait... what's National Condom Week? National Condom Week is from February 14-21 and Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California is encouraging sexually active individuals to talk to their partners about the importance of using condoms to protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and unintended pregnancy.

PPPSGV commemorates Roe v. Wade

Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley welcomed prominent faith leaders to engage in a compelling conversation in commemoration of the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Roe Luncheon in Orange County!

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties’ Action Fund held their annual Roe v. Wade Anniversary event on Thursday, January 22. The luncheon, which took place at the Hilton in Costa, Mesa, CA, drew an audience of more than 270 supporters.

California Roe v. Wade Event Wrap-Up

This year Roe v. Wade anniversary events were held all across the state, ranging from rallies to luncheons to discussions to dinners and more - learn about the events and see photos.

Roe v. Wade 42nd Anniversary

It’s been 42 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Roe v. Wade that a woman’s constitutional right to privacy includes her right to abortion. Since then, abortion opponents have been working tirelessly to chip away at access to safe and legal abortion by passing one restriction after another.

CA Women’s Policy Summit: Advancing Women’s Health, Wealth & Power

More than 500 women from across California converged on the Sacramento Convention Center this week to participate in the California Women’s Policy Summit, sponsored by the California Center for Research on Women and Families (CCRWF).
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