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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest Hosts Sex Ed Block Party on July 7th!

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to Address Supporters in Seattle at the “Sex-Ed Block Party” celebrating 20 years of awesome teen education

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Kristen Glundberg-Prossor (206) 328-7714

Published: 07.02.12| Updated: 07.02.12

(Seattle, WA) -- Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America & Planned Parenthood Action Fund will be in Seattle to celebrate 20 years of PPGNW’s groundbreaking peer education program.  Ms. Richards will address supporters about the unique successes of the comprehensive sex education program to keep teens healthy and happy.

WHAT:    Cecile Richards will address Planned Parenthood Community at  Teen Council Sex-Ed Block Party, over 400 teen council alumni  and supporters will be there!
 
WHEN:   Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 3 pm to 7 pm

WHERE:   Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, Seattle Headquarters Parking Lot, 2001 E. Madison, Seattle, WA 98122
   
Media must RSVP for press credentials

RSVP to: Kristen.Glundberg-Prossor@ppgnw.org or 206.328.7714

WHO: Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is a nationally respected leader in the field of women’s health and reproductive rights. As president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Ms. Richards leads a national organization that works for a healthier and safer world for women and teens

Richards is a frequent commentator on women’s rights, reproductive health, and sex education.  She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, serves on the board of the Ford Foundation, and was recently was named to TIME magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world for the second year in a row.

WHY:  Because it’s Teen Council’s 20th anniversary and we’re having a big bash!  The Teen Council program has provided life-changing comprehensive sexuality education to over 1,000 peer educators, and exponentially to more young people through its work during the last 20 years.  Come and celebrate a program that has impacted so many teens and hear how Teen Council has made them better partners, parents, and community members. 

   This all-ages, family friendly event will have something (AWESOME) for    everyone, including:
•   Live Music from Furniture Girls, Alabaster, and The Volcano Diary
•   Games and Mini-Workshops
•   Inspiring Speakers
•   A Silent Auction benefitting Planned Parenthood's local programs
•   Food! Beer! Ice Cream!

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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest is the region’s leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. We believe everyone has the right to choose when or whether to have a child, and that every child should be wanted and loved. Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest operates 28 health centers in Alaska, Idaho, and western Washington, providing medical services and sexuality education for thousands of women, men, and teenagers each year. Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization.  We rely heavily on support from donors to help sustain responsible reproduction.


Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. We believe that everyone has the right to choose when or whether to have a child, and that every child should be wanted and loved. Planned Parenthood affiliates operate nearly 800 health centers nationwide, providing medical services and sexuality education for millions of women, men, and teenagers each year. We also work with allies worldwide to ensure that all women and men have the right and the means to meet their sexual and reproductive health care needs.

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