2010 - 2011
Board of directors 2011 - 2012
Chair Tanya M. Acker Honorary Directors
Martha swiller raquel d. Arias, M.d. John Hotchkis
russell A. Belinsky Charles T. Munger
Vice Chairs Cornelia B. daly, M.d. Owen B. Patotzka
david nickoll rev. Gayle davis-Culp
lindsey C. Kozberg laura Unger dudley Senior Management
sharon Graves Julia franz
Sue Dunlap, PreSiDent & CeO
richard Cain Andrew Galker
susan l. Klein Adrianne Black, ViCe PresidenT Of ClienT serViCes
treasurer nina Kotick sally Blowitz, ViCe PreSiDent Of DeVelOPMent
shelley Curtis litvack Mary Gatter, M.D., MeDiCal DireCtOr
eric H. stern
luis lópez Mike Johnson, CHief AdMinisTrATiVe OffiCer
Marcia W. Mankoff, lCsW Mark Kimura, CHief finanCial OffiCer
Secretary steven d. Persky, CfA Magaly Marques, ViCe PreSiDent Of COMMunity eDuCatiOn anD OutreaCH
Melissa Papp-Green Marcia Bergren Pine Glenn requierme, ViCe PresidenT Of infOrMATiOn TeCHnOlOGy
shonda rhimes Celinda Vázquez, ViCe PreSiDent Of PubliC affairS
assistant Secretaries sheryl A. ross, M.d. Abbey Williams, ViCe PreSiDent Of HuMan reSOurCeS
Allan G. Mutchnik rachel roth
Catherine l. Unger nancy s. sanders
Message from Planned Parenthood
imagine a world where…
• no member of our community goes without the care they need because they lack
insurance or the ability to pay for services.
• young people who take responsibility for their sexual health and fertility are applauded.
• every teen receives effective, medically-accurate education about pregnancy and sTd
prevention from a well-trained instructor.
for more than 95 years, Planned Parenthood has been working to build a world where
sexual health care and education is equitable and secure. As 2011 drew to a close, all of us
at Planned Parenthood found ourselves reflecting on a year full of both great challenges and
successes. As is so often the case, the strain has made us stronger – providing more Angelenos
with care, educating more young people and families, and engaging more advocates for women’s
health than ever before.
Thanks to you, our dedicated supporters, our ability to serve those in need of affordable care has
only increased. Thanks to you, we are refining our research-based, multi-component program that
takes school-based sex education to the next level. And, thanks to you, we’ve decisively defeated
dangerous political attacks from Washington, d.C. to Jackson, Mississippi.
none of this would be possible without you – our partners in this important, and sometimes
difficult, work. Together we are moving towards a future where health care and education are
truly accessible to every member of our community. On behalf of our staff and Board of directors,
thank you for standing with Planned Parenthood and daring to imagine a healthier world.
President & CeO
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it is extremely difficult to
find training and education
in abortion care, but without
providers women will lose
access. the opportunities that
Planned Parenthood provides
are critical to meeting both the
current and future need for care.”
—Claire C. Sadler, Medical Students for
Choice, Keck School of Medicine of uSC
When Planned Parenthood los angeles first opened our doors in 1965, we had one small, four-
room health center located across the street from l.a. County-uSC Medical Center. in 2011, we
grew to 18 health centers providing care to over 120,000 individuals each year – from Santa
Monica to Pomona, and from long beach to the antelope Valley.
Planned Parenthood in the Antelope Valley
Planned Parenthood los angeles’ newest health center opened in 2011 to serve the antelope
Valley community. Compared to the rest of l.a. County, the antelope Valley struggles with
elevated rates of sexually transmitted diseases and a shortage of affordable health care
providers. in fact, nearly one-third of adults in the area report difficulty accessing care.
for nearly two years prior to opening the health center, Planned Parenthood staff have
conducted community outreach, Spanish-language health education, and ongoing “clinics
without walls” for students at antelope Valley Community College. the new health center will
allow Planned Parenthood to offer a more comprehensive set of services – including life-saving
cancer screenings, contraception, health counseling, as well as the testing and treatment of
sexually transmitted diseases.
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Shaping the Future of Reproductive Health Care
Planned Parenthood provides the highest-quality care to our patients – including the latest in
disease screening and contraceptive technologies. rapid HiV testing – which provides results
within 20 minutes – is now offered to patients at all health centers, as is the HPV vaccine,
which can help prevent the virus that causes cervical cancer. Our doctors and nurses are
trained in the newest contraceptive methods, such as implanon, a long-acting method, and
essure, a permanent contraceptive.
as experts in reproductive health, Planned Parenthood los angeles’ medical staff are also
committed to training the next generation of providers. Doctors, nurses, clinicians, and medical
students from across the region travel to los angeles to be trained by our staff in colposcopy,
vasectomy, family planning, and abortion care. in addition, we use data and research to ensure
that patients are experiencing the best quality outcomes, and to improve the quality of care
provided across our specialty area.
Margaret Sanger opens the the food and Drug administration (fDa)
first family planning clinic in approves the birth control pill in the
brooklyn, new york. united States.
Client Services Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Annual Report 2010-2011 3
Total Number of Unique Patients
fy 05-06 fy 06-07 fy 07-08 fy 08-09 fy 09-10 fy 10-11 fy 11-12 (Proj)
Health Center Services
Cancer Screenings – Planned Parenthood los angeles promotes preventive care, including
screenings for breast, cervical and testicular cancer.
Services for Men – Many health issues only affect men. up-to-date, clear information is
provided that helps men better understand their sexual and reproductive health.
Pregnancy Testing and Options Counseling – a woman can receive her test results and
learn from a non-judgmental counselor about her options so that she can come to the decision
that is best for her and her family.
Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, Treatment, Education, and Counseling –
Women, men and teens are counseled on ways to reduce risk of getting or spreading sexually
transmitted diseases, in addition to receiving compassionate testing and treatment.
Contraception – there are many safe and effective birth control methods. We help patients
choose the birth control that is appropriate for their lives. We offer vasectomy and the newest
procedure in female sterilization, essure.
Medication and Surgical Abortion Care – Our health care providers offer caring support
Teen Sensitive Services – teens often have concerns about issues such as confidentiality
and cost, making it difficult for them to access services. We offer adolescent-friendly health
services and education to help protect their health and safety.
Mid-life Services – a woman’s health is important at all ages, and we’re here to help answer
any questions about the aging process and your reproductive health.
Planned Parenthood los angeles is founded, the u.S. Supreme Court rules that women
begins providing education and care. have a right to safe, legal abortion care.
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Planned Parenthood is essential
to the strength of los angeles’
safety net. as we move towards
expanded insurance coverage,
Planned Parenthood’s expertise
in reproductive health will be
Health Services by Patient Ethnicity
tremendously important to
meeting the needs of women
—Mitchell Katz, M.D., Director,
African American los angeles County Department of
Health Services by Patient Age
40+ years Up to 17 years
26 – 39 years
18 – 25 years
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long gone are the days of the “birds and the bees.” today’s teens and families need medically-
accurate, culturally-appropriate information about the most effective ways to prevent
pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (StDs). Planned Parenthood los angeles’
education programs work with both youth and adults to empower each person to make
informed, responsible decisions for their health and future.
A New Approach to School-Based Education
teens today confront sexualized content at every turn – in film, television, radio, and online. in
order to ensure that they’re also getting accurate information, Planned Parenthood los angeles
has taken a different, more holistic approach to our work with schools. We’re partnering with
local schools to provide:
• Classroom Education – trained educators teach middle and high-school students
abstinence, birth control, StD prevention, and much more.
• Peer Advocacy – afterschool clubs provide additional training for teens who act as “sex
education ambassadors” on campus.
• Parent & Adult Education – Workshops provide parents with the information they need to
be the primary sex educator in their teen’s life.
• Access to Care – On-campus health services, including StD testing and birth control, so that
teens don’t need to go far to stay healthy.
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“ Planned Parenthood los angeles is truly on the
cutting edge of sex education, developing a
curriculum that is uniquely qualified to address
the needs of a diverse, urban population.”
—norman Constantine, Ph.D., Public Health institute
Promotoras Comunitarias take a peer-to-peer
approach to providing education to members
of los angeles’ latino community. in schools,
churches, community centers, and even day
labor sites, Promotoras provide culturally
competent education on a host of subjects,
including contraception, family communication,
and healthy relationships.
Promotoras offer a varied education program
on sexual health and cancer prevention in
Spanish, including “la Decísion,” an award-
winning play based on the real-life story of a
Promotora diagnosed with HiV. in 2011, the
Promotoras also forged new territory – offering
a new parent-child curriculum, a conference for
parents on family communication around sexual
health issues, and partnering with HOnOr fund
first cases of aiDS in the u.S. are reported by the to teach respect for same-sex relationships.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in los angeles.
Community Education Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Annual Report 2010-2011 7
Community Education by the Numbers
Community Education Programs:
Community education Programs reached more than 44,112
provides our students, women, men and teens throughout Los Angeles.
teachers, parents, and
community with access to Middle & High School Education:
resources and knowledge We provided 16,024 middle and high school students with
that improve all of our comprehensive and medically accurate information focusing
on pregnancy prevention, safe decision making, and healthy
personal lives and futures.” relationships.
—Sarah iraheta, Green Dot High
School teacher Community-Based Outreach:
Volunteers and staff reached 224,155 households through
community-based outreach efforts, travelling door-to-door to
share information about Planned Parenthood health services.
too often, members of the community are not aware of the wide array of services that their
local Planned Parenthood health center provides. in order to increase understanding of our
scope of service – and the availability of care to those without insurance or documentation
– Planned Parenthood volunteers and staff conduct outreach to thousands of households
each year. Stocked with door hangers listing our nearest location and available services,
approximately fifty volunteers take to the streets each month to spread the word, door-to-door.
California law requires that sex education include
information about both abstinence and contraception.
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When Congress threatened to cut Planned Parenthood’s funding, i felt it was
my responsibility to take action. an attack on Planned Parenthood is an attack
on every woman who has ever walked through their health center doors.”
—laura Herrera, former Planned Parenthood patient and current volunteer
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forty years ago, the u.S. Supreme Court ruled that unmarried couples have a right to use
contraception, promising every american the opportunity to plan their families. However,
access to sexual and reproductive health care remains the subject of political attack. Planned
Parenthood proudly stands on the front lines advocating for women’s health and for our
patients – mobilizing our community to stand up for sex education, preventive health services,
and abortion care.
Angelenos Stand with Planned Parenthood
for the first time in history, the u.S. House of representatives voted in february 2011 to bar
Planned Parenthood from accepting any federal funds for preventive care, including cancer
screenings, contraception, StD testing and treatment. Particularly as our nation’s economy
struggles to rebound, more people than ever rely on Planned Parenthood to stay healthy –
making these proposed cuts especially cruel.
nearly 40,000 angelenos took action to support Planned Parenthood. Some signed petitions,
others sent emails or made phone calls to their elected representatives. Hundreds of student
activists organized their campuses to participate in phone banks, rallies, and letter-writing
campaigns. after a protracted, eight week debate, the Congressional effort to defund Planned
Parenthood was officially defeated – thanks to the vocal support of advocates across the nation.
the u.S. House of representatives votes for the first
time in history to defund Planned Parenthood.
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“ fifty-two percent of u.S.
women have problems
accessing care because
of cost, leading to
skipped tests and unfilled
Parenthood’s efforts are
critical to ensuring that
our health system makes
care affordable for women
—ellen eidem, Director, Office
of Women’s Health, l.a. County
Department of Public Health
Making Health Reform Work for Women
When President Obama signed the affordable Care act – better known as health reform – in
March 2010, the potential benefits to women were enormous. However, realizing these gains
require significant public education, thoughtful implementation, and systems that recognize
the importance of reproductive care.
to ensure that women’s health needs are prioritized in health reform’s implementation,
Planned Parenthood los angeles established the los angeles County Women and Health
Care reform Coalition. With support from the California endowment, Planned Parenthood has
partnered with a long list of community leaders and organizations – including the l.a. County
Office of Women’s Health, black Women for Wellness, and the Saban free Clinic – to raise
awareness, educate the public, and hold our elected leaders accountable for a health care
system that meets women’s needs.
Due to the affordable Care act, access to insurance
coverage expands for up to 1.5 million angelenos.
Advocacy Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Annual Report 2010-2011 11
Statement of Activity for the year ended June 2011
Revenue, Gains and Support
Clinics and counseling $ 38,254,323
Contributions, bequests and patient donations 6,471,957
Government Grants 1,034,406
investments and other 2,368,953
Expenses (fully allocated)
Clinics and counseling $ 32,803,381
education outreach 3,671,309
Public affairs 783,736
Management and general 3,545,683
Total Expenses 42,654,377
Clinics and Contributions, bequests Government investments Clinics and education Public affairs Management fundraising
counseling & patient donations grants and other counseling outreach and general
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Statement of Financial Position for the year ended June 2011
Cash and cash equivalents $ 11,786,885
accounts receivable, net 2,526,072
Current portion of pledges and contributions receivable, net 1,868,490
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 898,162
Pledges and contributions receivable, net of current portion 635,533
Property and equipment, net 24,004,115
investments in readily marketable securities held for long-term purposes 2,111,070
Total Assets 55,373,675
Liabilities and Net Assets
accounts payable $ 1,860,243
accrued expenses and other current liabilities 1,710,704
note payable 1,116,682
Total Liabilities 4,687,629
General $ 16,866,598
Total unrestricted 44,012,539
temporarily restricted 4,562,437
Permanently restricted 2,111,070
Total Net Assets 50,686,046
Total Liabilities and Net Assets 55,373,675
Planned Parenthood los angeles celebrates fifty years of providing
reproductive health care and education to our community.
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Donors Pave the Way for the Future
Planned Parenthood is needed now more
—fran Stein, President’s Council and Guild Member
Planned Parenthood los angeles’ work is sustained by a community of caring that includes
financial support from our generous donors. Many of our supporters have been committed to
Planned Parenthood los angeles’ mission for over 20 years, helping to meet patient care and
sex education needs for several decades. During fiscal year 2010-2011, our supporters donated
$6.6 million to support PPla’s work in the community.
Charitable individuals have transformed our ability to provide reproductive health care,
comprehensive sex education, and advocacy. Special and major gifts enable us to expand
access to care by opening new health centers in underserved areas, focus on solutions to the
teen pregnancy crisis, and provide culturally competent outreach and programs to diverse
communities. Support received each and every day from our President’s Council members and
annual donors has made Planned Parenthood the most trusted provider of reproductive care in
los angeles County. We are so very thankful for our donors, who play a crucial role in ensuring
that every person who needs reproductive health care receives it, regardless of their insurance
status or ability to pay.
thanks to our donors, we look forward to a strong future
with continued growth as we approach the 50th anniversary
of Planned Parenthood los angeles in 2015. low and no-
cost reproductive health care is needed now more than ever.
as access to health insurance expands, we remain focused
on improving the quality of reproductive health for all
members of our community. With your financial support
we will ensure that life-saving cancer screenings, family
planning, abortion care, and comprehensive reproductive
health education are protected for years to come.
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30 Years of Dedication: The Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Guild
the Guild celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2011, marking three decades of generous
volunteerism and invaluable fundraising support. Since 1981, the Guild has been a volunteer-
driven organization dedicated to providing financial and volunteer support for Planned
Parenthood los angeles (PPla) through exciting annual events such as food fare and Shop
before the Guild was formally established, the group organized cooking demonstrations with
renowned chef Julia Child to support PPla. these demonstrations were so well received that
they evolved into the Guild’s signature event, food fare, which takes place each spring in
Santa Monica. food fare is a well-loved and well-attended celebration, which Guild members
work year-round to plan.
this dynamic group has raised $8.4 million to date for reproductive health care, education,
and advocacy provided by PPla throughout los angeles County. During the 2010-2011 fiscal
year, food fare and Shop for Choice raised $772,000, and attracted over 1,600 guests. “the
Guild has a history of unparalleled commitment and dedication to Planned Parenthood los
angeles’ mission,” said Sue Dunlap, CeO of PPla. “these amazing visionaries not only provide
essential fundraising support, but also act as ambassadors for Planned Parenthood in the
community every day.”
each spring, Planned Parenthood supporters are offered the opportunity to join the Guild.
Guild members have become involved in all areas of Planned Parenthood, from serving on
the board of Directors to volunteering in our health centers, education programs, and public
affairs department. their dedication was recognized in 2001 with the Planned Parenthood
federation of america “Volunteer excellence award.”
to learn more about the Guild or food fare, please contact Stephanie twerdahl at
(213) 284-3200 ext. 3683, or visit www.pplafoodfare.com.
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The Mission of Planned Parenthood los Angeles
is to provide convenient, affordable access to a comprehensive range of
quality reproductive health care and sexual health information, through
client services, education, and advocacy.
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