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AMJ will visit lawmakers, take a Capitol tour, and participate in an open roundtable with lawmakers and the Shapiro Administration

(Harrisburg, Pa.) — Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Alexis McGill Johnson (AMJ) will visit the Pennsylvania State Capitol for a series of meetings and events, including a public roundtable with lawmakers, Governor Josh Shapiro and key stakeholders. 

She will be joined by the full statewide leadership team of Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood PA Executive Director Signe Espinoza, Planned Parenthood Keystone CEO Melissa Reed, Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania CEO Dayle Steinberg, Planned Parenthood Western Pennsylvania CEO Syndey Etheredge.

Following a Capitol tour with members of the Women’s Health Caucus, AMJ will participate in a roundtable with lawmakers, the CEOs, and Department of Human Services Secretary Val Arkoosh. The group will discuss the status of sexual and reproductive health care in Pennsylvania, and the importance of the state in the national landscape for abortion. After the moderated discussion, the panel will open to media questions. 

WHEN: Friday, January 26 - 1 to 2:15pm

WHERE: Hearing Room 1, North Office Building, PA State Capitol 

WHO: Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Alexis McGill Johnson

Planned Parenthood PA Advocates Executive Director Signe Espinoza

Planned Parenthood Keystone CEO Melissa Reed

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania CEO Dayle Steinberg

Planned Parenthood Western Pennsylvania CEO Syndey Etheredge

Governor Josh Shapiro

Women’s Health Caucus Chairs

Senator Amanda Cappelletti 

Department of Human Services Secretary Val Arkoosh

Planned Parenthood storytellers and advocates, Katrina and Kearsten

For more information on PPPA and access to abortion care in Pennsylvania, please visit our website.

MEDIA CONTACT: Brittany Crampsie, 717 712 3480

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