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Advocacy Collective

Advocacy Collective members work to further our mission, advance legislative priorities, and uphold a reproductive justice framework in their community organizing & events. As a member, you’ll have the opportunity to join one or more of our eight subcommittees.

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Interested in becoming an Advocacy Collective member? Follow the link to apply.

Advocacy Collective Subcommittees

Health Center Advocacy Program (HCAP)

Intentionally center patients and impacted communities in Planned Parenthood’s advocacy and organizing efforts, with the goal of uplifting their voices and experiences in pursuit of federal, state, and local campaigns from within our centers.

Immigration Rights

Advocates to aggressively challenge unlawful immigration detention, secure the rights of immigrant children to be reunited with their families, confront hate and xenophobia, champion local and state immigrant protections, defeat unjust local ordinances, and to ensure immigrant communities know their rights.

Speakers Bureau

A collection of patient and volunteer advocates coached to speak on behalf of PPGNY in various public capacities and to various media outlets.

Political Action Group (PAG)

Advocates that all the people should enjoy equal political rights. Our communities are knowledgeable on their rights and how to participate in the government

LGBTQ+ Justice

Works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association.  
 

Sexual and Reproductive Health Advocacy (SRH)

The advocacy of all issues (Comp Sex Ed, Maternal Mortality rates, housing, abortions rights, etc.) that intersect with SRJ particularly centering those communities who are most vulnerable.

Health Center Escorts (HCE)

Works to ensure a safer entry and exit of our health centers for our patients without fear of organized protest, disruption or torment.

Grassroots Fundraising

Leading the AC’s efforts to get as many people as possible to give and strategically get people involved based on our issues/causes. This method encompasses the efforts to reach out to the community being served and gaining connections and resources for PPGNY’s campaigns. 

Leadership Opportunities

Co-Chair

Each sub-committee within the AC will be led by a team of Co-Chairs (ideally 3) who will self-nominate, apply, and interview for the role.

Secretary

The secretary documents and distributes meeting minutes and updates the group calendars.

Data Entry Volunteer

The data entry volunteer collects supporter cards from their designated tabling event and enters the data into our database.

AC Newsletter Contributor

Responsible for sending weekly written contribution highlighting an issues and/or events from subcommittee to be included in the AC newsletter.