Growing impact and sustainability

One of the most powerful and unusual aspects of our work is that it is a one-time intervention that has lasting impact long after we’ve finished. So we're often asked, But is your work sustainable? Do you see a decline in impact after you've finished your one-time intervention?

2016 Year in Review

2016 has been an incredible year for Upstream USA. We have now brought our innovative program to healthcare practices in six states, partnering with them to offer the full range of contraceptive methods to all women.

Bridgespan Group: “Billion Dollar Bets” to Reduce Unintended Pregnancies

Upstream USA is delighted to be included in groundbreaking new research from the Bridgespan Group on "Billion Dollar Bets" to reduce unintended pregnancy

Significant Progress in Delaware

Upstream USA has now trained over 550 clinicians and support staff from 42 health centers across Delaware as part of our contraceptive access initiative.

Upstream USA partners with CDC Foundation and HHS on Zika response efforts

The CDC Foundation and the Office of Population Affairs have asked Upstream USA to provide several trainings to health care providers in Puerto Rico to support the CDC's Zika emergency response efforts.

Amazing pre- and post-training data from NYC

Upstream USA trains health centers so they can offer their patients the full range of contraceptive methods, particularly the most effective ones, IUDs and implants. Nearly one year ago, we

Statewide plan to reduce unplanned pregnancy is officially underway

Upstream USA’s statewide initiative Delaware CAN (Contraceptive Access Now) has officially launched following Governor Jack Markell’s groundbreaking State of the State Address in which he boldly declared, “Helping women achieve

Upstream USA and Delaware Governor Announce Statewide Contraceptive Access Initiative

  As part of his annual State of the State address, Delaware Governor Jack Markell announced an innovative, new public/private partnership, Delaware CAN (Contraceptive Access Now). Upstream USA, a national

Ashoka honors Mark Edwards; a year of progress in Texas

I am excited to share with you that my co-founder, Mark Edwards, has been named an Ashoka Fellow, joining an international network of over 3,000 of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs in

Upstream USA transforms another health center in New York City

We are very excited to count The Door in New York City as one of our recent clients. The Door is one of the nation’s most highly-regarded adolescent and young