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Celebrating Latinx Heritage: Three Inspiring Planned Parenthood Employees Share Their Journey

Latinx Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and honor the rich tapestry of Latinx, Hispanic, and Latinx-identified communities worldwide, while also recognizing the invaluable contributions of Latinx Americans to the United States. 

In the spirit of this year's Latinx Heritage Month, Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC) proudly spotlights three extraordinary employees whose stories. . .


Sept. 12, 2023

Celebrating Ten Years of Melody Health

This August, Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC) is celebrating a decade of primary care through Melody Health. As one of the only affiliates to offer these services to our community, we have the unique opportunity. . .


Aug. 28, 2023

Empowering Women's Equality Through Reproductive Health

On Women's Equality Day, we reflect on our history and chart a path toward true equality. At Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC), we recognize that access to reproductive health care and the power to make your own personal health decisions is . . .


Aug. 25, 2023

PPOSBC Medical Director Lends Expertise to Governors’ Coalition

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties Medical Director, Dr. Jacobson spoke the governors involved with the Reproductive Freedom Alliance about the consequences of limiting access to abortion for people across the country. The Reproductive Freedom Alliance is a...

Aug. 4, 2023

One Year Post-Roe

One year ago, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and stripped tens of millions of their right to make their own personal medical decisions. Since June 24, 2022, there have been 20 states that have severely limited or outright banned access to abortion, forcing their residents...

July 13, 2023

Abortion Access is an LGBTQ Issue

This June marks one year since the Supreme Court made the unjust decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and the federal right to abortion. The almost immediate bans and restrictions that followed impacted millions. . .

June 20, 2023

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, observed in the U.S. during the month of May, recognizes the achievements, contributions, and influences of AAPI individuals and groups. The AAPI umbrella is expansive and includes cultures from the entire content of Asia and the Pacific Islands of Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. This month celebrates the unique journey of all AAPI immigrants and citizens in the U.S. and their unique life experiences, traditions and cultures. 

In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, PPOSBC is spotlighting an employee who embodies our WE CARE values to share her story. Jessica Chinen is the . . .

May 25, 2023

Sex Ed For All Month

Sex Ed For All Month, celebrated each May, is a national effort driven by groups of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations committed to ensuring that equitable sex education is available and accessible to all.

As an organization that offers in-person and real-time virtual sexual health education at schools and community-based sites, and. . .

May 22, 2023

Medication Abortion is Under Attack: What you need to Know

By now, you’ve probably heard of an ongoing case in which a cohort of anti-abortion groups have sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in a federal district court in Amarillo, Texas over the approval of mifepristone, one of two medications most commonly used in medication abortion in the United States. As this case continues to play out in the courts, we understand that it can get confusing to follow along. Here’s the top things you need to know...

May 11, 2023

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