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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

World Population Day

Learn more about World Population Day—why it’s observed, why this year’s commemoration on July 11 was particularly important, and what Population Connection is doing to create a more sustainable future for all of our planet’s inhabitants.

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June Magazine Issue

An article about high fertility in Ghana and the Marie Stopes clinics in that country that meet people where they are with family planning education and services takes center stage in this issue. We also heard from Dara Purvis, a professor at Penn State Law and the former Vice Chair of our Board of Directors, about Justice Alito’s leaked draft opinion on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court case. And Dr. Marni LaFleur, the founder and executive director of one of our international partners, Lemur Love, answered questions about the organization’s work and about population, health, and environment in Madagascar.

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Marie Stopes family planning clinic in Ghana

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Pigeon River, Haywood, North Carolina (Erin Johnson, courtesy of Flickr)

Population Connections on an Average News Day

Pigeon rage. Alas, that’s not the punchline to a silly story about avian antics. Rather, it refers to North Carolina’s Pigeon River, which “rose and raged and destroyed nearly everything…

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What’s the Hold-up on Male Contraception?

There are many female contraceptives to choose from, yet only two male options: condoms and vasectomy. Expanding male contraception methods could help reduce unintended pregnancies, which still account for almost…

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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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2021 accomplishments

3,000,000

Kids pointing at map

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

1,204

Capitol Building

Legislator connections by 389 advocates during our virtual Capitol Hill Days, a joint program with Population Connection Action Fund

1,500+

Earth Day Banner photo

Members and supporters who have engaged with our virtual events in 2021