Lebanon Family Health inspires speech at Philly Women’s March

1 min read548 views and 185 shares Posted January 23, 2019

At the Women’s March of Philadelphia held last weekend, Lebanon Family Health got a shoutout for its Title X-funded family planning services by former Lebanon resident/Lebanon High graduate Yashira Rivera.

Also featured on the Lebanon Family health website, Rivera’s story shows how even a regular checkup can be life changing, or even life saving.

Watch the video here:

Although she has been working on the speech since 2017, this was the first time she’s shared it, and she says doing so at a larger rally or march was a dream come true.

Since being diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening auto immune disorder during a routine OB-GYN checkup, she’s felt like it’s her responsibility to express the importance of the services like that provided by Title X.

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Rivera currently works at WURD Radio in Philadelphia. She also blogs at YashiraRivera.com.

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