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Planned Parenthood Praises Passage of Children’s Health Care Bill

Bush Faces Choice: For or Against Children's Health Care
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Celebrities and Advocates Join Planned Parenthood to Honor Exceptional Contributions

Actors Kate Walsh, Blythe Danner and Suzanne Whang Take Part in Gala Celebration
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards to Receive Honorary Degree from Brown University

NEW YORK, NY — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) today announced that Cecile Richards, president of PPFA and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, will receive an honorary degree from Brown University for her dedication to civic leadership and public service, and her commitment to voting rights, education and advocacy. Richards is a 1980 graduate of Brown University.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, Named One Of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World

One of Only 10 People to be Named to Prestigious List for Second Year in a Row
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, Named Huffington Post Game Changer 2011: One Among One Hundred Innovators, Mavericks, Visionaries and Leaders

Huffington Post has named Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), one of Huffington Post's 2011 Game Changers, their “third annual celebration of 100 innovators, mavericks, visionaries, and leaders who are changing the way we look at the world and the way we live in it.”
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Statement on the Passing of Dr. Dorothy Height

The nation has lost a great leader today — a true visionary whose voice for women’s and civil rights will never be forgotten.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Statement on the Passing of Dr. Benjamin Hooks

As a member of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) joins in the mourning of Dr. Benjamin Hooks’ passing.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, to be Honored at 50th Anniversary of The Pill Gala:

50 & Fabulous: Celebrating 50 Years of Women’s Advances Since The Pill
Jan. 30, 2014 • National