Planned Parenthood

Teen Council Teaches Teens about Teenage Issues

Jul 28, 2017
Planned Parenthood-Teen Council

The fourth year of the Planned Parenthood Teen Council kicks off with a student retreat next month.  The students, once trained in this program, become a resource for other young people who want information about reproductive health, contraception and healthy relationships. Carolyn Murray has more. 

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:

Congress gets back to work September 8th.   A top priority for lawmakers will be the federal budget.  KPCW's Renai Bodley spoke to Utah Senator Mike Lee and Utah Democratic leaders about what's at stake.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Snyderville Basin Planning Commissioner, Colin DeFord about last night's meeting. While hundred - perhaps  even a couple thousand people - turned out for Tuesday's rally to support Planned Parenthood, a few of them including teens Olivia Andreni and Lindsay Gordon, Midwife Danielle Demeter and Annabel Sheinberg the Education Outreach Director for Planned Parenthood of Utah, came in to talk  about their experiences and why it's important that Planned Parenthood continue to be financially supported.

After 30 years of servicing the Park City community, Planned Parenthood is closing its Park City clinic next month. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.