3.16.23 The Future of Abortion Access in Utah
Over 100 people joined us at the Sorenson Unity Center for a panel of experts & community conversation about what we know, what we're still doing, and how we can work together for the future of abortion access in Utah.
-Overview of HB467: impacts, unknowns, (Jason Stevenson, PPAU)
-Impact of abortion restrictions on patient outcomes and equity (Ashley Finley, doula co-founder of Black Birth Workers Collective)
-What Utahns think about reproductive health care (Jami Baayd, MSPH, U of U ASCENT Center)
1.19.23 Say Abortion Zine Release
This event focused on a night of community care & learning as we continue to center people who have abortions.
It culminated in the release of our new zine, Say Abortion: Stories from Utahns Who've Had Abortions.
The release party also featured mutual aid effort to assemble Abortion Care Kits that will be distributed to people in our community who are accessing abortion care. At 6 pm, attendees tuned in to the League of Women Voters' webinar with researcher Diana Greene Foster, PhD, author of The Turnaway Study: The Cost of Denying Women Access to Abortion.
7.28.22 Community Care Block Party
This family-friendly event organized by the Utah Reproductive Roundtable Coalition brought together our community for an evening of community care through food, music, dancing, yard games, roller skating, and collective resistance.
7.9.22 Canvassing Campaign Day of Action
80 volunteer canvassers showed up on July 9th for our door-to-door canvassing campaign. They knocked more than 1,000 doors in Salt Lake City, educating Utahns about abortion access and how to get involved in our movement for reproductive freedom.
6.24.22 BANS OFF SALT LAKE CITY
The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, dismantling our constitutional protection for abortion.
Planned Parenthood Action Council of Utah invited community members to take to the streets with us to not only to demonstrate that people still support abortion access, but to show that we won't back down.
Thank you to the thousands of people who joined us! Our movement is strong with you and we will help people access care, no matter what.
6.18.22 SLUG Mag's 2022 Brewstillery
SLUG Mag’s Brewstillery celebrates Utah’s breweries and distilleries by offering tastings of local beer and spirits. Featuring local food trucks, local artisans and crafters and local music—this all ages event has something for everyone to enjoy.
For an extra $5, get a commemorative pink mug with proceeds benefiting Planned Parenthood of Utah!
Utah Pride 2022
We were absolutely thrilled to join the Utah Pride Center to celebrate Pride Fest and march in the Pride Parade!
Thank you to everyone who lined the streets and cheered with us...
On May 14, 2022 we showed up across the country to say: WE WON'T GO BACK, WE WON'T BACK DOWN. Now we will fight harder than ever. We won't compromise our bodies, our futures, our abortions.
We rallied in Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Park City - all in one day. Thank you to all of our supporters who joined us.
5.13.22 Say Abortion Art Exhibit
We must continue to show up, raise our voices, and protect abortion access. This starts by saying: ABORTION. The Say Abortion art exhibit showcased stories and artwork from people who have had abortions.
In response to the SCOTUS leak we rallied on May 3, 2022. We had 1,000 people rally at the Capitol with just a few hours notice. Thank you to everyone who spoke and helped make this happen.