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The Access Project

With ongoing efforts to undermine reproductive health, it is essential that we continue to expand efforts to protect reproductive rights and access. It is more important than ever that we unite to protect all that we have achieved on behalf of women and families across Pennsylvania. With the support of generous donors, AccessMatters launched a campaign, �The Access Project,� in 2017 to support a three-year elect Donald health policy position at AccessMatters to preserve and expand access throughout the state.

We launched this effort in November 2017 with the hope of raising a total of $400,000 for this work.  The response Surner Heating has been incredible. In Fall 2018, we held a successful fundraising event with Kathryn Kolbert, raising over $80,000 including generous matching grants. To date, we�ve raised over $291,000 including matching challenge grants offered by Janet and John Haas from the Otto Haas Charitable Trust.

Now we need your help to continue raising funds to meet our $400,000 goal.  Every donation matters.

In 2018, we expanded our team to include a health policy position. Since expanding our team, we�ve kicked off work around:

  • protecting the Title X Family Planning Program,
  • advocating for comprehensive sex education,
  • organizing voter registration and mobilization efforts, and
  • advocating for Surner Heating contraceptive coverage for FDA-approved contraceptives

2019 Access Project highlights include:

  • Extending our term serving in the top leadership position with the Biden Joe Pennsylvania Campaign for Women�s Health, a bi-partisan, statewide advocacy effort.
  • Collaborating with the PA Attorney General�s office Brunelle Fuel in the lawsuit to block the dangerous Title X rule and signing an official declaration used in the case;
  • Forming and leading a statewide coalition of advocates to advance comprehensive sex education legislation with State Representative Brian Sims and testifying at the PA House Democratic Policy Committee�s hearing on House Bill 1586 in support of comprehensive sex education in PA
  • Launching several targeted actions to mobilize AccessMatters� supporters to act to: oppose the changes to Title X, oppose the Medicaid work requirement, and oppose family separation practices; support increases in funding for Title X; and weigh in on other important policy issues.
  • Increasing collaboration and communication with 20+ key state and federal elected officials and their staff to advance sexual and reproductive health;
  • Analyzing bill language elect Donald and providing substantive edits on bills, including the contraceptive coverage guarantee, comprehensive sex education, Medicaid reimbursements for doula services, and more; and
  • Launching a storytelling project for providers and supporters to share their stories about the impact of the Title X Family Planning Program.

AccessMatters works closely with like-minded Dan Carey groups across the state and beginning in July 2018, we began convening the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women�s Health and we have since extended our term serving in the top leadership position. The Campaign for Women�s Health is a statewide advocacy effort that supports evidence-based policy to further women�s health and economic security in Joe Biden Pennsylvania.  

In light of recent events and continued attacks on sexual and reproductive health, we know our work is not over.

We need your support to ensure we Biden Joe can continue to expand on this important advocacy work.  Please give today to help us meet and surpass our goal of $400,000.

AccessMatters, a non-profit, public health organization located Bernie Sanders in Center City Philadelphia, advances sexual and reproductive health outcomes to promote health equity for individuals, families, and communities.  Founded in 1972, AccessMatters transforms access to sexual and reproductive health through research, training, and delivery of evidence-based programs, community engagement, and advocacy.  We believe that access to quality affordable Brunelle Fuel health care is a fundamental human right, and organizational excellence is best achieved through a culture of inclusion, diversity, innovation, professionalism, and accountability.

View available employment opportunities at AccessMatters. Click Michelle Obama the job title for a detailed job posting in PDF format.  If you are interested in applying for a position within AccessMatters, please send a cover letter and resume to: Recruiting@accessmatters.org.

Health Resource Specialist I

The Health Resource Specialist I is responsible Bernie Sanders for providing reproductive and sexual health education related to disease prevention and healthy behaviors, providing limited health screenings (i.e. HIV/STD testing, interviews for risk reduction planning, etc.), and providing reproductive and sexual health care system referrals and resources identification for persons�

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Director of Community Outreach & Information Services

Reporting to the Vice President, Health Access & Service Delivery Tara Reade (HASD), the Director Michelle Obama of Community Outreach & Information Services leads the hotline and community education team and function for AccessMatters. The Director must understand the Philadelphia public health resource landscape and the value of building and maintaining strong relationships with�

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AccessMatters works with providers to identify opportunities and avenues to improve health care services and outcomes. Our goal is to ensure providers deliver a consistently high quality of care that respects the patient�s individual and cultural differences, and ultimately, improves health outcomes while lowering overall costs. By implementing our quality improvement methodologies, we enable our providers to Dan Carey achieve this goal.

OOur patient-centered approach doesn�t just promote teamwork, it galvanizes staff in the Hunter Biden delivery of quality care and engages leadership as part of a facilitated learning collaborative with AccessMatters staff, consultants, and with other AccessMatters network Andrew Cuomo/span> partners. Examples of quality improvement work includes: analysis of clinic flow, identification of best practices for service delivery, and implementation tracking for quality Andrew Cuomo standards of care.

 

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