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Planned Parenthood Takin' It to the Streets!

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With the 2010 election right around the corner (November 2), Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) will be conducting a large-scale public outreach campaign in September focused around our Get Out The Vote initiative. Our staff and volunteers will join with our teen advocacy group, Something to Say!, and our young adult advocacy group, JET, to work in the community to promote involvement in reproductive justice issues in West Michigan as well as mobilizing and registering voters.

Look for us at the following September events:

  • Farmer’s Market, hosting Coffee Cart on Saturday, September 11, 10 a.m.–noon

  • Avenue for the Arts Market, September 11,3–9 p.m.

  • Hispanic Festival, September 11, 4–5 p.m. (Something to Say! group will be roaming with voter mobilization and registration information)

  • Resource Fair at GRCC, Friday, September 17, 1–4 p.m.

  • Wealthy Street Theater presents “In-Laws and Outlaws,” September 17, doors at 7:15 p.m.

  • Eastown Street Fair, Saturday afternoon, September 18 (JET group will be roaming with “JET Packs” that include free condoms)

If you are planning to attend any of these wonderful community events happening in our area in September, make sure to look for us! If you are interested in volunteering with us at events like these, please contact PPWNM’s public affairs specialist at [email protected].

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