The Midterms are Over – Now What?
By Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin | Jan. 15, 2019, 4:23 p.m.
You may be feeling a sense of relief or still processing the blue wave at the top of the Wisconsin ticket, but we are all trying to figure out how to move forward now that the midterms are over. Here are some steps you can take to support policies that help Wisconsin women and families.
Hold our newly elected officials accountable.
We are fortunate to have champions of women’s health care in our state’s leadership; however, it’s up to us to make sure that they support policies that help Wisconsin women and families while they are in office.
Our elected leaders represent YOU. That’s why it’s important for you to contact them to share your thoughts on policies and legislation that will impact your life. It is vital all of our legislators hear from us about how to move Wisconsin forward.
Volunteer with Planned Parenthood.
Volunteering is an incredible way to get connected in your local community with folks with similar values. Whether it be tabling at events or knocking doors as a part of our healthy neighborhood campaign, it is critical that we continue to give our time and have conversations about the importance of Planned Parenthood in our communities.
When we get out into our neighborhoods, we are able to advocate for policies that will expand access to health care and have conversations about how to make positive change in our communities
Thank Planned Parenthood endorsed candidates who ran.
Whether or not a candidate won their election this cycle, it is incredibly important to be supportive of our endorsed candidates and thank them for running. We want to make sure those candidates know how much we value their support and their decision to run for office.
Donate to Planned Parenthood.
The work isn’t over. Even though we elected women’s health champions statewide, we know that there will still be significant challenges to expanding access to health care in our state.
Donate to Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin to help support efforts to enact policies that protect vital reproductive health care including birth control, cancer screenings and STD testing and treatment.