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Jun142021
Tix on Sale for 2021 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Nikema Williams!

Since 2011, the Courageous Voice Breakfast has celebrated brave leaders who speak truth in the face of hostility. Now more than ever, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon believes it's crucial to harness our collective power and amplify our stories.

At a critical moment when Roe v. Wade is at grave risk, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is committed to keeping Oregon on the frontlines of reproductive freedom and ensuring that we remain a haven state for access to safe ...

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May142021
Calling for Accountability: Representative Nearman Must Resign or Be Expelled from the Legislature

In January, surveillance video was released that revealed State Representative Mike Nearman literally opening the door for violent rioters to attack the Oregon State Capitol while it was closed for a special session to deal with the COVID crisis. Immediately after, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO) joined with other community organizations, unions and local lawmakers to call for Nearman to be removed from office if he failed to resign.

On April 30, the Marion County District Attorney charged Nearman ...

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Apr72021
PPAO Welcomes An Do as Executive Director

The Board of Directors for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO) is pleased to announce that An Do (she/her) will be the organization’s next Executive Director. She has served PPAO in an interim capacity since January.

“We are thrilled that An Do will lead the organization as we begin a new chapter toward full control of our bodies, our rights, our democracy and our futures,” says PPAO Board Chair Beverly Pearman. “Access to sexual and reproductive health care ...

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Mar172021
PPAO Stands in Solidarity to #StopAAPIHate

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon stands in mourning and solidarity with our AAPI community after the white supremacist hate crime committed last night in Atlanta. This brutal event reveals how misogyny, harmful sexual stereotypes and white supremacy continue to drive hate and violence against women and communities of color, with devastating impacts. Our hearts are with the loved ones of the 8 people murdered, 6 of whom were Asian American women, and with our AAPI staff, supporters and movement leaders ...

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Jan212021
Get Tix for Virtual Valentine's Benefit!

We are celebrating the historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris — as well as a pro-repro health majority in the U.S. Senate — and we are ready to work toward a world where every Oregonian has full control of their bodies, their rights, their democracy and their futures.

Help keep up the fight for reproductive freedom on Wednesday, February 10th with a fun event for a great cause: our 12th annual valentine's benefit, “It's ...

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Jan82021
PPAO Announces New Leadership

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO) announces that Executive Director Emily McLain will step down from her leadership role effective Friday to serve as Chief of Staff to newly elected Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan. She has led the organization since 2018.

Political Director An Do will serve as Interim Executive Director until a permanent successor is hired later this year.

“Emily has provided bold leadership at a time of unprecedented attacks on reproductive freedom. Oregonians can rest easier ...

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