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Iris E. Harvey

Iris E. Harvey

Iris E. Harvey is the President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (PPGOH) and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio (PPAO). Iris served on the PPGOH Board of Directors since 2011, and was board chair in 2015. Iris brings more than 25 years of organizational leadership in the public and private sectors. She comes to Planned Parenthood from Kent State University where she was the Vice President for University Relations.

COMMENTARY

This could be the last anniversary of Roe – let’s make sure it doesn’t matter

By: - January 22, 2022

Almost 49 years ago today, the constitutional right to abortion became the law of the land. This monumental decision decriminalized essential health care and prevented many people from dying from unsafe, illegal procedures. Since then, Roe has become fundamental to the health, freedoms, wellbeing, and bodily autonomy of all people of reproductive age in this country. […]

COMMENTARY

On Roe v Wade anniversary, fighting for abortion access is more important than ever

By: - January 22, 2021

Forty-eight years ago today the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, which established the legal right to an abortion across the United States. At that moment, a patchwork of state laws that too often restricted access to vital health care was swept aside. For the first time, courts recognized that patients deserve the right […]