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PPNC Receives $2,500 Grant from Women's Fund of Long Island for Social Media and College Campus Messaging Campaign

Hempstead, NY—Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Women’s Fund of Long Island (WFLI) to fund “Not in Her Shoes,” a social media and college campus messaging campaign to reframe the issues of reproductive rights and abortion using messages that will resonate with young women and inspire them to speak out in support of their right to make personal medical decisions without interference from politicians.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

PPNC Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Hosting Nu-Health’s No-Cost Mammography Van on October 19

Hempstead, NY--Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) and Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program, the two lead agencies of Sisters United in Health, is sponsoring a breast cancer screening event to help low-income and uninsured women in the community access no-cost mammograms and clinical breast exams.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

PPNC Mourns Loss of Dr. George Tiller

Hempstead, NY – Planned Parenthood of Nassau County is deeply saddened by the murder of Dr. George Tiller. While he was not a Planned Parenthood provider, he was an integral part of our community and his loss is felt by all of us.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

PPNC Links Pregnant Women, New Mothers With Mobile Health Service

Text4baby Provides Free Health Tips Via Text Message
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

PPNC Launches NowUKnow, A Cutting-Edge Campaign Aimed at Curbing Teen Pregnancy and STIs

Multi-faceted campaign meets young people "where they are" to deliver accurate information regarding sexual and reproductive health and services
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Parents Are Talking With Their Kids About Sex But Often Not Tackling Harder Issues

Parents Are Talking With Their Kids About Sex But Often Not Tackling Harder Issues
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

New Report on the Cost of Teen Pregnancy is a National Wake-Up Call

New Report on the Cost of Teen Pregnancy is a National Wake-Up Call
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood Speaks Out Against Attacks On Family Planning and Women’s Access To Health Care

Massapequa Park, NY—More than 30 Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) and Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) volunteers, advocates, peer educators and staff members rallied outside of Congressman Peter King’s Massapequa Park office on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 to protest his attempts to defund family planning and deny women access to preventive health care.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County’s Annual Luncheon Highlights the Importance of Speaking Out for Women’s Health & Rights

Hempstead, NY—On Thursday, October 27 Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) held its annual luncheon honoring longtime supporter Mary Phipps and featuring keynote speaker Frank Rich.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York