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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

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

Orange, San Bernardino Advocates Rally for a Weekend of Action

To mark the one-year anniversary of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, hundreds of abortion rights advocates joined together on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 to take a stand against the unjust attacks on reproductive rights... 

July 13, 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

What’s Missing from Sex Ed in Orange and San Bernardino County Schools? 

There’s been a lot written about pandemic-induced learning loss among middle and high school students, ​since forced virtual learning and disruption exacerbated already-existing issues for vulnerable students with our school systems. However, the rapidly rising rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among teens is indicative that math and reading knowledge is not the only thing our kids are behind on....

May 11, 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

United for Our Rights: Bans Off Abortion

This June marks one year since the Supreme Court made the unjust decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and the federal right to abortion. Almost immediately, we saw anti-abortion lawmakers enforce bans and restrictions that impacted millions of individuals - forcing them to...

May 9, 2023

Nowruz Employee Spotlight: Sadaf Rahmani, Public Affairs Director

Nowruz (pronounced no-rooz), also known as Persian New Year, is a holiday marking the arrival of Spring and the first day of the year in Iran and other countries like Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, whose solar calendar begins with the vernal equinox. Nowruz, which means “new day”, is...

March 16, 2023

Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Ashli Williams, Recruiter

February marks the start of Black History Month, an annual celebration of the contributions that African Americans have made to this country and a time to recognize their role in U.S. history and reflect on the continued struggle for racial justice. For this year’s celebration, PPOSBC is spotlighting...

Feb. 3, 2023

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