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August 2022

Take action with us this August! And check back on the Monthly Activist Calendar page throughout the month. More events and actions will be added (for info about rallies, see the Community Events Corner at the end).

Sign up to get an activist Bundle!

Easily Host Your Own Event with

PPHP Activist Bundles


Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic wants to give YOU the opportunity to organize and engage in your local community. We are offering 4 activist bundles to give you all the resources and materials you need to plan and host your own activist event. Here is how you can host your own event in your community: 

  1. Review the bundle options below and choose the best one for your community needs. 
  2. PPHP Staff will pack up your bundle and mail it within 7-10 days. 
  3. Host your event! 
  4. Report back to PPHP about how it went and any next steps. 

All bundles will include an instructional packet with talking points, a step-by-step guide and resources. 

Choose your bundle and start planning your event here. 






Youth Summer Series

Youth Summer Series

Calling All Young People Ages 14-20! 

Join us for our last session of the Youth Summer Series on Wednesday, August 10 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. 

This session’s topic is How to Be an Anti-racist Leader. Join activist, community leader, and guest speaker Maria Dautruch and your fellow young volunteers making a change and learning new skills.  




Destigmatizing Abortion Through Language

Destigmatizing Abortion Through Language

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Virtual)

The truth is having an abortion is common. Data shows that nearly 1-in-4 American women have an abortion by the time they're 45 -- we also know that people of all genders access abortion care. So why can it be so hard to talk about?

In this interactive training, we'll have an honest discussion about how abortion stigma impacts our lives and learn strategies to talk about abortion and how changing our language can help chip away at the stigma around this fundamental right. 






Send a Safer Sex Kit!

Do you have someone in your life going away to college? Show them you care about their health by sending them a safer sex kit in the mail! It is time to make sure all young people have access to safe and effective contraception. 


Send a safer sex kit

Sex Ed for all

Apply for the
Sex Ed Community Advisory Council

PPHP is looking for new members to join the Comprehensive Sex Education Community Advisory Council . The council will be made up of diverse stakeholders to support PPHP in leading the advocacy for comprehensive sex education for all young people in New York. 


Community Events Corner

Check out upcoming events and asks from our community partners!

  • First-Dose Monkeypox Vaccination Clinic at The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Services Center | Thursday 8/4/2022, 8/11/2022, and 8/18/2022 | APPOINTMENTS ONLY|  Book Appointment Here
  • Back to School COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution | Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. | H. Lee Dennison Building Lobby, 100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788
  • WDN’s Health Equity Task Force | AFTERSHOCK documentary screening and panel | Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. | Argyle Theater in Babylon | Click here for tickets
  • Stony Brook Mobile Mammography Van | South Country Ambulance, 420 Station Road, Bellport | Sign up for your screening today by calling (631) 638-4135