Planned Parenthood Association of Utah

Planned Parenthood Association of Utah (PPAU) is bringing a new teen program to Park City on September 15. It addresses research that shows high rates of teen pregnancy and STD’s in LGBTQ youth. Sex Education in the schools and communities does not include this group of young people. PPAU has a new curriculum to address the disparity. Carolyn Murray has this:

Planned Parenthood Closes Heber Office

Jun 1, 2017

Planned Parenthood is closing the Heber office effective June first.  They’ve struggled to maintain their services there since their provider retired a couple of years ago. Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Planned Parenthood Realizes Small Successes

Apr 6, 2017

On a national level, Planned Parenthood funding is under threat from congress and the administration.  Utah State statute limits the teaching of contraception in the public schools. Yet, even with these obstacles, there are still programs they provide that help many people.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Teens Teach Teens About Healthy Behaviors

Apr 6, 2017

The Wasatch and Summit County Teen Council is offering a series of sexual health education classes at the Park City Library. They cover a broad array of issues over 4 class times and it’s all done in a peer to peer education environment.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Esta semana en el programa Cads Domingo, Jorge Rodriguez habla con Evelyn Cervantes, quien trabaja con Planned Parenthood como educadora comunitaria.  Habla acerca de como su organizacion esta manejando ahora que hay mas desafíos. Luego, habla con Eric Esquivel, quien es director del Latino Outreach en el distrito escolar de Park City.  

Planned Parenthood Celebrates 100 Years

Oct 20, 2016

President and CEO of the Utah Chapter of Planned Parenthood, Carrie Galloway, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the national organization.  Planned Parenthood of Utah has been around 50 years and serves 50 thousand men and women for basic reproductive health issues.  Carolyn Murray has more: