Earlier this year I informed the Population Institute Board of Directors of my desire to step down as president by June 2021. In the interest of ensuring a smooth transition, the Board recently launched a search process for a new president. I am highly confident that the search will be successful in recruiting a replacement that will carry on the critically important work of the organization and expand its impact. Read More »

In observing its 50th anniversary this year, the Population Institute is celebrating the progress made in advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights. Read More »

Today, the Population Institute joins more than 150 other leading environmental and reproductive health organizations to pledge support for a first-of-its-kind campaign: Thriving Together. Read More »

Population Institute’s Report Card for 2018 Shows 19 States Getting Failing Grades Amid Continued Attacks on Reproductive Health and Rights WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision the Population Institute is releasing its seventh annual 50-State Report Card on Reproductive Health and Rights. The grade for the U.S. as a whole remains at … Read More »

After a Year of Trump Policies, Population Institute’s Report Card on Reproductive Health/Rights for 2017 Lowers Overall U.S. Grade to a “D-” 18 States Get Failing Grade Amid Attacks on Family Planning and Birth Control    On the heels of the Trump administration’s proposed 2019 budget, which seeks to slash support for reproductive health programs, the Population Institute today released its sixth annual report card on reproductive health and … Read More »

The Population Institute today announced the winners of its 38th annual Global Media Awards. In a slight departure from previous years, this year’s winners were selected for their research, writing or reporting on topics related to the escalating political assault on reproductive health and rights in the U.S.  In announcing the awards Robert Walker, the … Read More »

The Population Institute today released “Senseless: The War on Birth Control.” The report offers an eye-opening look at how birth control opponents at the federal and state levels are mobilizing in an effort to restrict access to family planning services and information. The Trump Administration and its allies in Congress have failed, thus far, to … Read More »