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Faith Leaders in the Reproductive Rights Movement

Faith leaders are pillars in their communities. They offer guidance, support, and compassion to their congregations and create a space for people of all backgrounds. . .


May 5, 2023

Equality Through Sex Ed

In order to ensure that people of all abilities have access to sexual health education, Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties’ (PPOSBC) Community Education and Outreach department created. . .



April 24, 2023

Festival Season Survival Guide: Safer Sex Edition

As we gear up for festival season and people prepare to serve main-character energy with their festie besties, it’s important to plan ahead to achieve the perfect weekend to remember. This includes more than picking out the perfect festival outfit and mapping out which artists you...

April 4, 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

Empowerment Through Knowledge: Community Raises Funds for Teen Relationships

On February 8, 2022, Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties partnered with the Orange County Community Foundation and eight other local organizations for the 2023 Love Is Campaign, an annual, 24-hour virtual giving day to support healthy teen relationships in Orange County and provide access to sexual and reproductive health education...

March 2, 2023

Condoms & Consent

Valentine's Day is a special day to celebrate and spread love, and it just so happens to be the first day of National Condom Week — an annual observance that helps spread awareness about the importance of condom use. A couple simple but impactful ways to celebrate...

Feb. 14, 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

The Barriers to Healthcare in Our Communities—And What We’re Doing About Them

Let’s talk about barriers to healthcare access, or what keeps our neighbors from being able to get the medical care they need.  Even though the Affordable Care Act made major strides in addressing our nation’s broken healthcare system, it still left people with low incomes, people of color, LGBTQ+ and undocumented individuals with...

Jan. 23, 2023

PPOSBC Community Educator Selected for Best of LGBTQ LA 2023

PPOSBC’s Community Education Supervisor, Gabby Leon, was honored by LA Blade Magazine for her success in creating the first Indigenous Pride LA event, which celebrates and honors Native American LGBTQ roles and traditions.

Jan. 20, 2023

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