Getting Involved with Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood! 

There is uncertainty ahead of us and we are facing renewed attacks. But, one thing is for sure — we will never back down, and we will never stop fighting to make sure that Planned Parenthood patients are able to access the care they need. 

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood has lots of upcoming events that you can get involved with! Check back with us as this list changes! 

Our upcoming events include:

  • FASO FRIDAY in Kinderhook on Friday
    Join Planned Parenthood and Indivisible Chatham NY together with other local activist groups and individuals for an Empty Chair Town Hall! Supporters of Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood and members of Green River Indivisible and ICNY will conduct a town hall meeting on the Kinderhook lawn just opposite Congressman Faso’s office in the Village of Kinderhook. Join us from  from noon to1pm. Bring a sign to tell Congressman Faso what you care about, or use one of the extra signs that are usually available. 
  • Volunteer Training...Join us for training on becoming a volunteer for Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood. Trainings are held monthly at the UHPP Albany Health center. For more information, contact Nicole C. at [email protected] or call 518.434.5678, ext. 137.
    • Monday, July 17 from 6 to 8 pm.

Upcoming community events include:

 

Saturday, June 17 for Hudson Pride

OUT Hudson Parade Please join the Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood walking group at Warren St and 7th St Park in Hudson, NY at 12pm to participate in the 2017 OUT Hudson Parade. We will have free pink PP t-shirts, giveaways, candy and more for all of our volunteers. On the day of, look out for Planned Parenthood volunteers in their pink t-shirts and check our Facebook page for updates.  To reserve your t-shirt and space in our walking group sign-up here.

Tuesday, June 20, Handmaids Occupy the Capital in Albany

Reproductive Rights are under attack. JOIN THE RESISTANCE. If New York will not protect women, what will happen across the nation? It is our responsibility to fight back. Join advocates from across the state as Planned Parenthood and The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) occupy the Capitol. Handmaids costumes will be provided UHPP will be meeting at 1:00pm at the PPESA offices for a brief action training. As a note, lunch will not be served but please feel free to bring your own. There are a limited number of parking spaces at the PPESA offices, please consider street parking on Washington Avenue. Their offices are located at: Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts,194 Washington Avenue, Suite 620, 
Albany, New York 12210. Sign up here!

Wednesday, June 21 PINKOUT the Night at the Capital in Albany

On June 21, Planned Parenthood patients and supporters will Pink the Night Out at rallies all across the country, including in Albany, New York! ​We’ll be rallying outside the Capitol Building starting at 7:30pm to light the night sky with pink lights and to demand that we protect access to care at Planned Parenthood and oppose Trumpcare. Join us for a night of music, speakers, and PINK! RSVP and SHARE on Facebook here!

You don’t have to speak out alone. There are several groups supporting solidarity with intersecting communities:

American Civil Liberties Union | Color of Change | Human Rights Campaign |National Disability Rights Network  | Our100.org | ShowingUpForRacialJustice.org | Southern Poverty Law Center |  Transgender Law Center |  SisterSong  |Trust Black Women | United We Dream