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Friday, September 30, 2022

5:30 P.M.
Palm Springs, CA

For 59 years, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest has been proud to provide accessible, affordable sexual and reproductive health care. With Roe v. Wade now overturned, California has become an important refuge for people seeking safe and legal abortion. We enter this post-Roe era Ready. Resilient. Brave. thanks to the courage of our staff, donors, and patients; and our movement’s determination to provide compassionate care today, tomorrow, and always, no matter what.

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Full vaccination against COVID-19, as defined by CDC Guidelines, is required for all in-person attendees.



Senator Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer

United States Senator serving 1993-2017


Darrah DiGiorgio Johnson

President & CEO,
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest


Black Market Jazz is a Coachella Valley-based trio that blends jazz standards, funk, bossa nova, and Latin fusion in an improvisational and upbeat setting for a unique and modern sound. The group consists of Alfonso Olachea on keys, James Gastelum on upright bass, and Rafael Rodriguez on drums.

Host Committee



Mark Hamilton & Juan Francisco

Lauri & Charles Kibby

Garry Kief

James Williamson & Hon. Geoff Kors



David Feltman

Agi Kessler

David Lee

Ann Sheffer & Bill Scheffler



Alcalá Family

José Alcalá

David Brinkman

Heritage Legal, PC

Gayle Hodges

Hon. Christy Holstege & Adam Gilbert

Nancy & Michael Johnson

Terri Ketover, PhD & Bart Ketover, MD

John McCoy & Larry Colton

Lee Muns

Scott Palermo & James Sanak – Harcourts Desert Homes

Senator Richard Roth

Mayor Timothy J. Sheridan

Stuart Leviton & Herb K. Schultz

Naomi Soto & Brendan Steidle

Geraldine Strunsky

Congressman Mark Takano

Timothy Taylor

Sly Zelnys & Christine Hammond

Dr. Les Zendle & Jerry Hanson



Christine J. Anderson, EdD

Carl Baker

Conrado Bárzaga & Melinda Cordero-Bárzaga

Celeste Brackley & Stephanie Fellows

Daniel & Carolyn Caldwell

Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes

Dr. Oscar Chamudes & Jeffrey Bernstein

Kathy & Carl Cohn

Elizabeth Edwards

Dr. Angelo Farooq

Hon. Ginny Foat & Pamela Genevrino

Patti & David Funder

Hon. Gary Gardner

Hon. Grace Garner

Andrea Gladson & Reza Kavianian

Frank Goldstin & Paul Clowers          

Elizabeth Kavianian

Joan Lamb & William Rutherford

Andy Linsky

Gabriel Maldonado

Jenn & Jason Mendelson

Hon. Lisa Middleton & Cheryl O'Callaghan

Scott Nevins

Maha Rizvi

Barbara Stevenson & Mike King

Nikki Stone & Chris Andersen

Jaime Tannenbaum & Debra Moses

Marisa V. Yeager

Updated as of 09/23/22

Community Sponsors

Eight 4 Nine Restaurant & Lounge

My Little Flower Shop


Uken Report

Black Market Jazz

Desert AIDS Project