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Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Young Professionals Groups are comprised of twenty- and thirty- something professionals who recognize that the future of reproductive freedom and quality health care depends on the determination and dedication of their generation.

The mission of these groups is to build this new generation of supporters and advocates for PPGC in order to ensure the right and ability of all individuals to manage their sexual and reproductive health through the health services, education, and advocacy provided by PPGC.

What we do

In Houston, Planned Parenthood Young Leaders convenes monthly for a general business meeting and to work on a volunteer project. PPYL also supports events and projects like:

  • Cocktails for a Cause (CFAC) happy hours
  • Party Like A Rock Star annual fundraiser
  • Roe v. Wade Anniversary Luncheon
  • Advocacy campaigns
  • Health Center volunteerism
  • Lobby Day at the Capitol in Austin
  • Pride Parade
What membership means


  • Attend monthly meetings
  • Complete Planned Parenthood training (offered biannually)
  • Volunteer at least 12 hours annually
  • Give at least $120 in annual operating support
Members receive the following benefits:
  • Discount pricing on select PPGC events
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Monthly updates on the activities their donations help to support
  • Recognition in PPGC Annual Report

To join PPYL Houston:

Why Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast?

Trusted health care provider.  Informed educator.  Passionate advocate.

Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sexuality education and information to tens of thousands of women, men and young people in our community. We believe that reproductive self-determination enhances quality of life and contributes to strong family relationships. PPYL promotes education, advocacy, volunteerism and philanthropy among young professionals in Houston, and helps strengthen leadership and networking skills with peers and community leaders.