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Media Relations

Planned Parenthood’s Communications team works with members of the media to connect them with experts and providers and help them cover issues that are important to the community. 

For media inquiries contact [email protected].

Press Releases

Planned Parenthood Welcomes Ashley Booker as Vice President of Education and Outreach

Planned Parenthood North Central States is thrilled to welcome Ashley Booker as the organization’s new Vice President of Education and Outreach.

Aug. 1, 2019 • Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

Planned Parenthood Begins Construction on New Health Center in Uptown

Planned Parenthood North Central States hosted a groundbreaking event for a new Minneapolis health center in the heart of Uptown with Mayor Jacob Frey.

May 22, 2019 • Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

The ACLU and Planned Parenthood File Lawsuit Challenging Education Defunding Law in Iowa

The ACLU of Iowa, on behalf of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, filed a lawsuit to block a law excluding Planned Parenthood of the Heartland from receiving crucial funding to provide sex education for youth in Iowa.

May 15, 2019 • Iowa

Governor Reynolds Defunds Planned Parenthood’s Sex Education Programs in Iowa

Governor Reynolds signed into law a budget bill (HF 766) that blocks Planned Parenthood from participating in public grants to provide much-needed sexual health education to Iowa youth.

May 3, 2019 • Iowa

Planned Parenthood Announces New Regional Affiliate: Planned Parenthood North Central States

Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota announced it will join forces with Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, which serves Iowa and Nebraska, to form one 5-state regional affiliate: Planned Parenthood North Central States.

May 22, 2018 • Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota