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Spring Into Giving! 

Spring Into Giving! 

Now that the weather feels more like spring… spring into giving! In the days, weeks and months ahead, we will continue to need you: our generous local supporters. If your circumstances allow and you would like to support us, please consider donating by visiting...
FamPlan Celebrates International Trans Day of Visibility

FamPlan Celebrates International Trans Day of Visibility

Today is International Trans Day of Visibility. Held annually March 31, it’s a time to celebrate transgender & non-binary people, as well as to honor the courage it takes to live openly & authentically.   Here at FamPlan, we join the calls around the...
Women’s History Month: Loretta J. Ross

Women’s History Month: Loretta J. Ross

Loretta J. Ross is an academic and activist who co-created the theory of Reproductive Justice, which recognizes the integral intersectionality of reproductive rights and racial justice. The theory, developed in the mid-1990s, lead to an ongoing national movement to...
Women’s History Month: Mary Ware Dennett

Women’s History Month: Mary Ware Dennett

In the early 20th century, Mary Ware Dennett was a strong advocate for social reform — specifically, sex education and a woman’s ability to access forms of contraception. During this time, Dennett co-authored several works speaking on sex education and birth control...
Women’s History Month: Dr. Helen Rodriguez-Trias

Women’s History Month: Dr. Helen Rodriguez-Trias

Dr. Helen Rodriguez-Trias, M.D., was born in New York City in 1929, but spent the majority of her early childhood in Puerto Rico. After her family moved back to New York when she was 10, Rodriguez-Trias was faced with racism and discrimination as she grew up a Latina...