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Get news, events, and information about Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest here in San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties.

National Condom Week 2023

Every year during Valentine’s Day week, we at Planned Parenthood observe National Condom Week. This is a great time to learn more about the importance of using condoms and other barrier methods and to help educate others – because everyone deserves to have a worry-free and healthy sex life.

Jan. 26, 2023

Taking the Stigma out of STIs

Everyone deserves to have a safe, healthy sex life. That's why our sex educators are leading the way to tearing down one of the biggest barriers to care: stigma. Read this article to learn what you can do to shut down the shame that is keeping people from getting STI tests and treatment they need and deserve.

Jan. 25, 2023

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Teaching Sex Ed: Behind the Scenes

One of our rock star sex ed teachers explains what it's like to talk to young people about young people about sensitive topics, answers the questions you never thought to ask, and explains why she has a guide to handling a penis on her Instagram account.

Jan. 25, 2023

Celebrating and Honoring Black History Month 2023

Learn more about this important observance

Jan. 25, 2023

Care Coordination Program: A Lifeline for Our Most Vulnerable Patients

There can be so many barriers when it comes to accessing health care. From seeing if you’re covered by insurance, to affording co-pays and other fees, to getting the time off to go to the appointment, perhaps getting childcare, and finally even just getting there – the journey to see a health care provider can be difficult.

Enter: The Care Coordination Program.

Nov. 14, 2022

Standing Up for Better Sex Ed in Palm Desert

Four Palm Desert High School students are standing up for sex ed so that their entire school can get all of the information they need to make healthy choices in their lives.

Oct. 21, 2022

Teachers Love Sex Ed To-Go

With our curriculum growing, we have been able to help students learn comprehensive sex education and support thousands of educators that regularly teach students about topics including healthy relationships, contraception, pregnancy prevention, reproductive systems, and much more.

Oct. 19, 2022

Sex Ed To-Go: Back to Basics

We launched Sex Ed To-Go six months into the Covid pandemic to support teachers who were looking for high-quality online sex ed content. Since then more than 2,000 educators and 2500 students have signed up to take our courses. We recently refreshed some of our most popular courses on anatomy, birth control, and STIs. 

Sept. 26, 2022