Capitol Hill Days

America's voice for population stabilization

Overpopulation threatens the quality of life for people everywhere. Population Connection is the national grassroots population organization that educates young people and advocates progressive action to stabilize world population at a level that can be sustained by Earth’s resources.

Our goals and programs

September magazine issue

Aging and slower population growth are inevitable as countries develop and women gain agency over their childbearing. There are myriad ways for economies to adjust to these shifting demographics, mainly through growth in productivity.

Photo: People hiking on Spencer Island, located within the Snohomish River Estuary, near Everett, Washington, on May 28, 2023. (Photo by Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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Tune In for presentations with Global Partners!

We were able to expand our Global Partners program substantially in 2022 and are excited to share the work of these incredible organizations with you!

Join us throughout the year for presentations from our partners, each working in their own community to provide programs and services that contribute to stabilizing global population.

Follow the button below for a line-up of upcoming presentations, registration links, and Q+A interviews with our partners!

Explore Upcoming Presentations
Women in water governance, TROSA Project
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8 Billion People and Counting: World Population Reaches 8 Billion on Nov. 15, 2022

Roundup of Resources About the 8 Billion Milestone

Catch up on our blog

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Women at a rally on February 19, 2020, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, raise green handkerchiefs, a symbol of support for legal, safe, and free abortion in Latin America. © Carolina Jaramillo |

Support Abortion Access on International Safe Abortion Day

The majority of Americans believe people should have a say over whether to continue their own pregnancies. But since the Supreme Court agreed in May 2021 to hear the case…

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Celebrating the power of family planning on World Contraception Day

Today, September 26th, is World Contraception Day. Not many people are aware of this observance day, but they should be — modern contraception may be humankind’s greatest invention. The development…

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Our only hope is to slow, and ultimately cease, the astronomical growth of the human population, to allow the earth to heal and support a smaller, stable population. I was thankful to find your organization as a conduit to contribute toward a better tomorrow, even though it is one that I will never see. Donna J. Warlick, Population Connection Member

Support us

Population Connection is a membership-based organization, funded by 40,000 progressive, far-sighted individuals. Join us!

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Attend an event

In-person events are still suspended due to the pandemic, but we’re keeping our members and supporters engaged through lots of virtual events. Come to our next one and meet like-minded folks who support population stabilization!

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Advocate for ZPG

Help us spread the message that zero population growth is necessary for a sustainable future. Write to your local newspaper or simply talk to friends and family about your passion for population stabilization.

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2022 accomplishments


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Young people inspired to think critically about our world’s population challenges via Population Education lesson plans


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Legislator connections by nearly 500 advocates during our virtual Capitol Hill Days, a joint program with Population Connection Action Fund


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Members and supporters who have engaged with our virtual events in 2022