Planned Parenthood Advocates Fundraiser Tonight

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Elise and Rick Wetzel, Planned Parenthood Advocates Pasadena Board Chair Dawn Fanning Moore, event chair Jennifer Thibault, and former board chair Kristin Maschka are supporting the organization’s fundraiser tonight.

Planned Parenthood Advocates Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley will host its flagship fundraiser, “One Night Stand,” as a virtual house party to raise funds for advocacy and organizing that protects the essential health care of Planned Parenthood. The program is this evening, May 7, and begins at 7 p.m. Continue reading “Planned Parenthood Advocates Fundraiser Tonight”

Planned Parenthood Teaches Students to School Peers on Health Advocacy

OUTLOOK photo A group of Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley peer advocates discuss updates on their school action project.
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A group of Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley peer advocates discuss updates on their school action project.

Even bipartisan groups agree that health care is complicated, but a contingent of local students is keeping it simple at a grass-roots level, taking charge of their own care through a peer-to-peer education program at Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley.
Now in its fourth year, the nonprofit organization’s Peer Advocacy Program has reached youth across 16 school districts in the valley, teaching students how to become their own best advocates when it comes to access to reproductive health care. So far, 38 students have completed the program, but those kids have, in turn, touched a host of others at their schools by creating public service announcements and sharing brochures about the broad range of free services available at PPPSGV.
The program is growing quickly, with 25 students — the largest group ever — participating this year. Continue reading “Planned Parenthood Teaches Students to School Peers on Health Advocacy”

Planned Parenthood Fundraiser is May 10

OUTLOOK photo Mike Bryant, Jennifer Thibault, and Ceinwyn and Steve Clark were among those who attended last year’s Planned Parenthood fundraiser in Pasadena. This year’s event, themed “A Night for Your Rights,” is being held on Thursday evening, May 10.
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Mike Bryant, Jennifer Thibault, and Ceinwyn and Steve Clark were among those who attended last year’s Planned Parenthood fundraiser in Pasadena. This year’s event, themed “A Night for Your Rights,” is being held on Thursday evening, May 10.

Planned Parenthood Advocates Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley’s annual fundraiser, “A Night for Your Rights,” will be held on Thursday evening, May 10, at a private residence in Pasadena.
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