Share Your Story: Whether it's affordable birth control or the right to safe and legal abortion, tell us why these services matter to you. Your story is a powerful way to show your support and help others understand what we're fighting for. Click here to participate.
Patient Advocacy Program: The Patient Advocacy Program establishes a support base that accurately reflects the diversity of those who utilize Planned Parenthood services and provides these supporters with a range of ways to get involved in our work. Volunteers for this program will work with patients in our health centers, as well as participate in neighborhood canvassing to educate the Memphis community about Planned Parenthood services. PAP volunteers must feel comfortable talking with people and have daytime availability.
Community Action Teams (CATs): CATs are a broad group of concerned individuals in our communities that work with and support local Planned Parenthood health centers and mobilize advocates of reproductive rights. Teams form through individual relationship networks at workplaces, schools, community organizations, neighborhoods, congregations, etc. CATs organize events and recruit volunteers to raise awareness about sexual and reproductive health and rights. Types of events include phone banks, rallies, letter-writing campaigns, and lobby visits to support Planned Parenthood's legislative agenda.
Generation Action/VOX: PP Gen Action is a network of young activists across the country who organize events on their campuses and in their communities to mobilize advocates for reproductive freedom; raise public awareness about reproductive health and rights; educate young people about sexual health; create lasting change in their communities.
Let’s Get REAL Camp: Raising Empowered Activist Leaders: This Memphis-area camp is a free, week-long opportunity for young people to learn more about effective activism, with sessions on topics such as reproductive justice, sex education, organizing groups and campaigns, and self-empowerment through storytelling.
If you have questions about any of these ways to advocate at PPTNM, please email [email protected].
If you would like to advocate with PPTNM, please click here to submit your application online. Once we receive your application, someone from Community Engagement will contact you to discuss the opportunities that best match your skills and availability with our needs.