Reproductive Health Access Project


Sep 21

Looking Back at 10 years of RHAP

Lisa Maldonado is one of the original founders of the Reproductive Health Access Project and has served as the organization’s executive director since 2005. “Ten years ago Linda Prine, Ruth Lesnewski, and I joined forces to launch the Reproductive Health Access Project. We didn’t have an office (I worked from a small desk in the…

Sep 18

Why We #StandWithPP

RHAP is dedicated to making reproductive health care accessible to everyone. Planned Parenthood is an important ally in our work to ensure that clinicians have the highest quality training to provide their patients with the best care possible. We wouldn’t be able to do our work without them. They help train our fellows and many…

Sep 14

Surprise Guest for V TO SHINING V!

The Reproductive Health Access Project presents, V TO SHINING V is right around the corner on September 26, 2015 and we are proud to announce the addition of comedian, actress, and jazz musician, Lea DeLaria to our list of performers! Be sure to get your tickets today! Lea DeLaria was the first openly queer comic to perform…

Aug 31

My Summer Internship with RHAP

My name is Sophia Schilling, and I am a rising senior at the University of Iowa majoring in communications with a minor in nonprofit management. This summer, I was lucky enough to have been matched with the Reproductive Health Access Project through the 2015 Reproductive Rights Activists Service Corps (RRASC) summer internship program. The RRASC…

Aug 18

Focus on a Provider: Lucia McLendon

Dr. Lucia McLendon was RHAP’s 2012-2013 Reproductive Health and Advocacy Fellow. We recently spoke to her about some of the projects she worked on as a Fellow that are still an important part of her work today. “I became involved in reproductive health care because of my experiences growing up in the rural south. I…

Aug 10

New Faces: Kristin Ploog

Kristin Ploog joined RHAP as our development associate in June. She was first exposed to the field of reproductive health in college while working as a health care assistant at a local Planned Parenthood Clinic. Seeing firsthand the barriers faced by patients trying to access reproductive health services ignited her passion for health care advocacy.…