The Los Angeles chapter of Zero
Population Growth (ZPG) was established in 1978. ZPG of Los Angeles' educational activities
include letter writing campaigns, donation of radio air time for public service
announcements and programs, and speeches given to community groups, high schools and
colleges. ZPG has also sponsored special events such as "Love Carefully Day" and "National
Condom Week" and outreach programs on family planning and O.P.T.I.O.N.S. (Options to
Pregnancy-Teen Information on Sexuality.) ZPG coordinates their efforts with other
population and environmental groups like Planned Parenthood and The Sierra Club. The records
of ZPG of Los Angeles document the activities, events, programs, and policies of Zero
Population Growth, Inc., as well as providing information regarding a broad variety of
social and environmental problems associated with continued increases in
Zero Population Growth (ZPG) was formed in 1968. The organization has affiliations on the
national level in Washington, D.C., as well as state organizations which coordinate the
actions of the local chapters. Zero Population Growth of California was incorporated in
1971. The Los Angeles chapter of this grass roots organization was established seven years
later, in 1978.
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