Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Advocacy - Legislative
Planned Parenthood Action Center
1110 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20005-3544
Distance: 219 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
The Planned Parenthood Action Fund works to advance access to sexual health care and defend reproductive rights.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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FP-0500.4500Legislative Advocacy Definition
Programs that attempt to influence the introduction or review of pending bills, ordinances or administrative rulings with the objective of having an impact on the passage or defeat of such legislation or its content.
LJ-2000Family Planning Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who want to control the size of their families and the spacing of their children, usually through some form of birth control; who want to explore options for conceiving; who have a problem with infertility; or who have questions about the advisability of becoming pregnant or following through with a current pregnancy.
TD-1600.3100-650Reproductive Rights Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures which preserve a woman's right to reproductive health care including contraception, sterilization and the choice to terminate her pregnancy. Reproductive rights groups may also urge action on other issues such as assuring availability of sex education to young people, preventing violence at abortion clinics and protecting women seeking an abortion from harassment.
TD-1600.6600Political Action/Lobbying Groups Definition
Organizations that work for the introduction, passage or defeat of one or more specific pieces of legislation through attempts, including personal solicitation, to influence the way legislators vote or the content of the legislation they introduce. Also included are organizations that utilize picketing, leafleting, guerrilla theater, demonstrations, speak-outs and other similar tactics to educate the public or government representatives about a particular issue or point of view and/or to influence policy development and implementation or have an impact on the general political climate.
TJ-6500Public Awareness/Education Definition
Programs that utilize a wide variety of materials including pamphlets and other literature, media presentations, speakers, workshops, directories, newsletters and outreach and prevention programs to make the public aware of the human service needs of the community, the resources that are available to meet those needs, and the issues which are relevant to specific social problems and the measures that have been proposed for their solution.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YZ-7000Reproductive Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with issues related to pregnancy.