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CEO of DC Planned Parenthood Dr. Laura Meyers Statement on Justice Kennedy’s Retirement

Planned Parenthood: The right to access abortion in this country is on the line.”

June 28, 2018 • District of Columbia

Planned Parenthood DC raises more than $110,000 in support of Contraceptive Equity Fund at annual Gala

Planned Parenthood held its signature Gala on Friday, April 20, 2018. The theme was “Sharing Our Past: Shaping Our Future.” More than 375 supporters gathered at historic Union Station and raised more than $110,000 during a silent auction at the event in support of PPMW’s Contraceptive Equity Fund. Gross proceeds from the gala exceeded $400,000.

April 25, 2018 • District of Columbia

Planned Parenthood: DCPS should not cut funding for programs that improve outcomes for teenage parents

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC rejects the District of Columbia Public Schools’ proposal to cut funding for the successful New Heights program.

April 23, 2018 • District of Columbia

Planned Parenthood Developing Leaders + ANXO Cidery Partner for International Women’s Day

ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (PPMW) celebrate International Women’s Day with “A Wild Night: The Story of Basandere,” an evening of ciders, cocktails and women’s health initiatives.

March 7, 2018 • District of Columbia

Dr. Willie Barker, a Southern Christian Abortion Provider, To Speak and Sign His New Book

PP of Metro DC kicks off its Speaker Series with Dr. Willie Parker, abortion provider and former PPMW Medical Director. 

March 5, 2018 • District of Columbia

Statement on the Maternity Care Crisis in Washington, DC

The maternity care crisis in the District is at a tipping point. Hospital closures result in a severe lack of access to maternity care for the most vulnerable women of DC.

Sept. 21, 2017 • District of Columbia

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC expands service, consolidates operation

As the health care landscape evolves, Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC is adapting to meet changing patient needs and preferences.

March 3, 2017 • Maryland

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC hosting Alternative Inaugural “Pink Ball”– The Party of Choice

PPMW anticipates 600+ guests. Proceeds will benefit PPMW which serves the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland.

Jan. 19, 2017 • District of Columbia

Local Faith Leaders Stand with DC Planned Parenthood

Interfaith Unity Ceremony Reinforces Commitment to Reproductive Freedom

Jan. 5, 2017 • District of Columbia