Alexis McGill Johnson shared insights at the U.S. News State of Equity in America forum.
Ensuring and expanding access to abortion, birth control, contraception and a full range of sexual and reproductive health care is essential to one’s health and economic well-being, said Alexis McGill Johnson, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, in a discussion at the recen.
At the event, thought leaders and experts from business, government, health, the nonprofit world and other sectors came together to highlight solutions to address economic and health inequities across the country, with a special focus on New York.
“We know that particularly for women, particularly for women of color, the ability to plan when and if you will become a parent is a critical part of maintaining your ability to stay.
Planned Parenthood plans to “continue to fight state by state as we need to” for abortion rights, she said.