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

March magazine issue

In June, the Supreme Court is expected to rule in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the case that could overturn Roe v. Wade or degrade it to the point that it might as well be overturned. We discuss the case and the state of abortion in Mississippi with former board member and current Medical Director of Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Sacheen Carr-Ellis, MD.

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Earth Day Recap

It was another successful year commemorating Earth Day with our incredible network of supporters! Throughout the month of April, we held various activities including a film screening, panel discussion, and two virtual webinars. Be sure to check out recordings of these events if you couldn’t join us live!

Recordings Available Here

Upcoming Virtual Events

Demography Series Session

Global Solutions for a Sustainable Future

The final session of this series explores how empowering women facilitates the development and eases environmental pressures made worse by climate change.

We will investigate how the status of women affects both sustainability and state stability within a society, especially within the contexts of reproductive health, family planning, and education.

Date: Wednesday, June 1st
Time: 3pm ET/12pm PT

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Learn More about our Demography Series Here

World Environment Day

Only One Earth: Creating Lasting Solutions for Human and Planetary Well-being

During the talk, we’ll be joined by our Senior Analyst Hannah Evans, and Transition Earth‘s Project Associate, Joshua Mirondo. Their presentation will discuss the population, health, and environment (PHE) approach to addressing climate change and improving the health of people and their environment. In addition, Joshua will be providing an on-the-ground perspective on the challenges of reproductive health and justice in Uganda.

Date: Tuesday, June 7th
Time: 1pm ET/10am PT

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Learn More about our Virtual Events Here

Catch up on our blog

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Population Growth and Climate Change Increase Vulnerability in the World’s Largest Cities

Megacities, Megarisks: How Population Growth and Climate Change Increase Vulnerability in the World’s Largest Cities

In 1975, the world had three cities with more than 10 million people, also known as megacities: Tokyo, New York City, and Mexico City. Today, there are 33 megacities, 27…

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Image of the Capitol Hill where Population Connection and Population Connection Action Fund hosted Capitol Hill Days, the annual advocacy conference.

2022 Digital Capitol Hill Days

Population Connection and Population Connection Action Fund hosted Capitol Hill Days, our annual advocacy conference, from March 16– 21. It was an incredible six days! At a time when reproductive…

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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

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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