Kinsey Hasstedt is a Public Policy Associate in the Guttmacher Institute’s Washington, DC office. Her focus is on publicly funded family planning programs in the United States, the impact of women’s ability to time and space their childbearing, and immigrant women’s access to sexual and reproductive health care. Prior to joining the Institute in 2012, Ms. Hasstedt was Director of Political Affairs and Outreach at Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains and Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado. Ms. Hasstedt graduated with a B.S. and a B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and earned a Master of Public Health focusing on sexual and reproductive health policy and disparities at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Recent Posts by Kinsey Hasstedt

At It Again: Texas Continues To Undercut Access To Reproductive Health Care

Texas and the Trump administration could set dangerous new precedents that could undermine family planning care in Medicaid programs nationwide.

Quantifying Planned Parenthood’s Critical Role In Meeting The Need For Publicly Supported Contraceptive Care

As the debate surrounding Planned Parenthood builds, analysis from the Guttmacher Institute shows unequivocally that Planned Parenthood plays a major role in delivering publicly supported contraceptive services and supplies to women in need of such care.

Title X: The Lynchpin Of Publicly Funded Family Planning In The United States

The Title X national family planning program was created 45 years ago with broad bipartisan support. Today, Congress has Title X—still the only federal grant program dedicated entirely to family planning and related preventive health care—in its sights for severe funding cuts or even elimination.

How Texas Lawmakers Continue To Undermine Women’s Health

Beyond limited access to health coverage, Texas consistently has lackluster health indicators -- particularly with regard to sexual and reproductive health care.

May 20, 2015Health Equity, Population Health

The Case For Advancing Access To Health Coverage And Care For Immigrant Women And Families

Before the end of the year, the Obama administration is expected to announce that millions of undocumented immigrants will be able to lawfully stay in the United States. The new Congress may also take action on immigration reform legislation. Regardless of how it happens, any immigration policy...