Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado advocates for creating, improving and protecting reproductive health care access, effective comprehensive sex education, pregnancy and STI prevention policies, and a woman’s right to determine when and whether she becomes pregnant. In turn, PPVC challenges government interference in personal decisions that should be left to women and their families.
Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado (PPVC) is a non-partisan, 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. PPVC is the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Inc. (PPRM). We engage in educational and electoral activity, including legislative advocacy, voter education, and grassroots organizing to promote the Planned Parenthood mission.
Download PDF here. Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado is excited to announce early endorsements of three candidates for the Colorado legislature: Jenise May for Senate District 25 (Adams County), Rachel Zenzinger for Senate District 19 (Westminster and Arvada), and Dafna Michaelson Jenet for House District 30 (Adams County). PPVC endorses candidates who trust women to make … Continue reading “05/24/2016, Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado Endorses Three Pro-Choice Women for the Colorado Legislature”
I am studying public health at the University of Colorado Denver and I’ve been a volunteer intern with the Public Affairs Department at Planned Parenthood this past semester. My internship has given me perspective into the importance of reproductive rights and health policy, particularly at the state and local level. I have learned firsthand how … Continue reading “Why I Support PP: And How You Can Too”
I grew up in Lubbock, Texas, where I lived until I was in my mid-twenties. I have lived in Denver, Colorado for almost three years. I am telling my story because I am concerned that Colorado will follow in the disastrous footsteps of Texas if the so-called “Women’s Health Protection Act” is enacted. The Women’s Health Protection … Continue reading “My Texas Story.”
My grandma was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2002. I watched her suffer and eventually die from the disease in 2009. What does this have to do with Planned Parenthood? Stick with me, I’ll get there. She lived in Kansas throughout her last years and I lived in Wisconsin. I only got to see her a few … Continue reading “My Grandma. Why Fetal Tissue Research Matters.”
They line the street outside the clinic, decorating the sidewalk with effigies of Jesus and graphic gore, baby doll parts, and DIY crosses. Sometimes, hundreds of protesters show up at once and block the entrance, joined in solidarity against a common enemy. Sometimes, a few determined individuals camp out in their folding chairs, under the … Continue reading “Pledge A Protester 2016 #WhyIPledge”