Get Involved! 

Are you ready to join the fight to defend reproductive rights, expand access to health care, and protect those who rely on Planned Parenthood for care? Yes? Great!

 

We count on members, activists, interns and supporters like you to help us organize outreach programs, host events, stop dangerous legislation from passing and advocate for the diverse communities that rely on Planned Parenthood. 
 

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Become a Volunteer

Are you looking for a way to make a difference in your community? Do you believe that women and families should have access to low cost reproductive health care and family planning services?

Apply to join our volunteer activist program!

 

Become a Member

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (PPAM) relies on people like you to support our education, outreach, and advocacy programs. With your help, we can continue to offer comprehensive sex education, advocate for much needed policy change, and fight back against legislation that would hurt Michigan women, families, and youth.

As a member of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan you will:

  1. Receive ongoing insider information and updates that keep you informed as an ambassador for Planned Parenthood patients.

  2. Financially support the work we do in communities across Michigan to fight for access to high-quality comprehensive health care that includes abortion services.

  3. Participate in the election of a member of the Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan board of trustees.

  4. Work with state and local candidates.

 

Share Your Story 

Story collection is a powerful communications and organizing tactic demonstrating the urgent necessity of access to reproductive, sexual, and preventive health care.

 

Storytellers enable others to understand who they are and why it’s important to take action to protect our rights and access. Facts can only get you so far, we need people to empathize with these issues and how they impact real life people.

 

We, at Planned Parenthood, are privileged to hear amazing stories from our patient advocates and supporters all the time. Now, we are asking you to share your story! Please consider sharing with us.

Was Planned Parenthood there for you when you needed medical care? Did you have an awesome volunteer experience with us? Did reproductive issues spur you to political action? Will you be personally impacted by proposed legislation? 

 

Tell us about it! Share your story below.

If you are under 18 you need parental consent to share your story. Please email volunteer@ppmi.org for instructions on how to get parental consent and submit your story.

 

Intern with PPAM

Are you a student who is passionate about reproductive justice, healthcare, and community organizing? We are always looking for proactive individuals who are ready to get to work! Interns are vital to the PPAM team.

 

Our interns play leading roles in organizing campaigns and events. This is not a paper-pushing job – our interns get to experience the real, fast-paced world of community organizing.

 

We provide interns with opportunities for training, one-on-one mentorship, and professional networking. We work hard to ensure our interns leave with the passion, knowledge and connections they need to create change in the world.

PPAM Internship Program Details:

All PPAM internships must be for university credit. Students may apply for an internship lasting beyond one term, on the condition they will continue to receive university credit.

 

Our internships are unpaid; however, PPAM will reimburse for any mileage accrued through travel.

 

There are three internship terms per year. Internship start and end dates are negotiable with PPAM supervisor approval.

 

Internship applications may be submitted at any time, however, they will only be reviewed three times per year according to the calendar below. You will be contacted during the application review period for your selected term.

First Term

January 1 - May 1

Application Review:
Last Monday of October -
3rd Monday of November

Final Acceptances:
2nd Thursday of December

Second Term

May 1 - September 1

Application Review:
Last Monday of February -
3rd Monday of March

Final Acceptances:
2nd Thursday of April

Third Term

September 1 - January 1

Application Review:
Last Monday of June -
3rd Monday of July

Final Acceptances:
2nd Thursday of August

 
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Mail Address: P.O. Box 15041, Lansing, MI 48901

Phone: 517.482.1080

Fax: 517.482.4876

Email: ppam@ppmi.org