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Media Relations

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin’s media relations team works with members of the media to facilitate access to resources, connect them with experts, and help them cover issues that are important to the community. 

For media inquiries contact Iris Riis at [email protected] or call 608-256-7549 x2132. 

Press Releases

Planned Parenthood Challenges Abortion Access Restrictions

The federal lawsuit challenges several provisions of Wisconsin law that do not enhance the health and safety of patients. Rather, these laws serve only to make abortion more difficult to access. PPWI is challenging three restrictions...

Jan. 16, 2019 • Wisconsin

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Condemns Republican Power Grab

Gov. Scott Walker signed several lame-duck bills on Friday, ending his tenure of governor much like it began – by placing politics ahead of the Wisconsin people.

Dec. 17, 2018 • Wisconsin

Walker, Vukmir Want to Overturn Roe v. Wade, See Kavanaugh as Their Chance

Both Scott Walker and Leah Vukmir want to ban all abortion and have rushed to support Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination.

Sept. 4, 2018 • Wisconsin

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Responds to Supreme Court Nomination

Statement from Nicole Safar, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin

July 9, 2018 • Wisconsin

Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan Not Seeking Re-Election

In response to the news of Speaker Ryan's retirement, Nicole Safar, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin (PPAWI) issued the following statement

April 11, 2018 • Wisconsin

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Congratulates Dallet, Crawford on Election Wins

Nicole Safar, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin (PPAWI) released the following statement

April 3, 2018 • Wisconsin