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Defunding the Police: What it Means and Why Planned Parenthood Supports It

Planned Parenthood — in solidarity with patients, staff, and supporters — stands with the Movement for Black Lives’ call to defund the police. Defunding the police means investing less in militarizing police forces and investing more in community-based solutions, education, and health care. 

A Day in the Life of a Raíz Organizer

Julia Desangles helps lead Planned Parenthood's Raíz program, which works to empower local Latinx communities.

Oct. 12, 2018

Meet the young activist who fought for a condom dispenser in every bathroom

Alba Alvarado talks condoms, diversity, and college in this edition of #WeArePP: Our Stories from AK to AZ.

Aug. 24, 2017

Register to Vote

You have power — and you have a voice. Make sure you’re ready to use them in this election.

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Melissa Garcia moved from Mexico to Arizona for college. Now, she’s giving back to her community.

In this edition of #WeArePP: Our Stories from AK to AZ, meet a grassroots organizer who’s building connections with the Latinx communities.

Aug. 22, 2017