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  • ADVOCACY EVENT ALERT: 2/9 Hep C Legislative Awareness Day

    ADVOCACY EVENT ALERT: 2/9 Hep C Legislative Awareness Day

    WHAT: Hepatitis C Legislative Awareness Day

    WHEN: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

    WHERE: Albany, NY, with free transportation provided from New York City

    PREP MEETING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ISSUE: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 5:30-7:30PM, with food served at 5:00PM, Open Society Foundation, 224 West 57th Street, Lower Level Conference …

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    February 2, 2016

  • NYC Event Alert: NBLCA State of HIV in Black America Conference, Feb. 4

    NYC Event Alert: NBLCA State of HIV in Black America Conference, Feb. 4

    Housing Works is pleased to serve as a co-sponsor of NBLCA’s 2016 Winning at Living: State of HIV in Black America conference, which will reveal what it takes to win the fight at a pivotal time in history. Gain and share insights as we convene the HIV/AIDS community, including stakeholders, providers, …

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    January 22, 2016

  • Miami Event Alert: Design on a Dime Miami, February 5–7, 2016

    Miami Event Alert: Design on a Dime Miami, February 5–7, 2016

    New York City’s most popular interior design benefit is setting up shop in the Miami Design District. Join Housing Works for a three-day event designed to inspire a whole new crowd.

    Shop one-of-a-kind room vignettes created by 25 top designers filled with luxe furniture, art, and home decor for up to …

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    January 22, 2016

  • NYC EVENT ALERT: Housing Works Annual Client Art Exhibit and Benefit

    NYC EVENT ALERT: Housing Works Annual Client Art Exhibit and Benefit

    Housing Works’ Creative Arts Therapy Department invites you to our annual art exhibition and fundraiser featuring nearly 100 original works of art by Housing Works clients and community members at the Leslie Lohman Gallery. Proceeds benefit Housing Works’ mission to end AIDS and homelessness.

    WHAT: Imagining Passageways: Housing Works Annual …

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    January 4, 2016

  • Housing Works Client Kricket Nimmons Featured in the NY Times

    Housing Works Client Kricket Nimmons Featured in the NY Times Guest Post by Housing Works President & CEO Charles King

    Housing Works is proud to share the news of an important feature in the December 13 Sunday New York Times about one of our community members: “‘A Whole New Being’: How Kricket Nimmons Seized the Transgender Moment,” by investigative reporter Deborah …

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    December 18, 2015

  • How to Survive a Plague Doc as a Model for Effective Activism

    How to Survive a Plague Doc as a Model for Effective Activism Recap of Housing Works Screening of How to Survive a Plague Documentary

    Brooklyn, NY—On Monday, December 14, over 30 Housing Works community members gathered at the Housing Works Headquarters in downtown Brooklyn for a special evening screening of the award-winning documentary film How to Survive a Plague, co-hosted and organized by …

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    December 18, 2015

  • CALL TO ACTION: Support Protections for Trans & Gender-Nonconforming New Yorkers

    CALL TO ACTION: Support Protections for Trans & Gender-Nonconforming New Yorkers

    On Nov. 4, 2015, at Governor Cuomo’s direction, the New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR), the executive agency that enforces the NYS Human Rights Law (HRL), proposed a new regulation that interprets the existing HRL to protect TGNC people in two important ways:

    1) That gender identity and the …

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    December 8, 2015

  • Thank you for joining us on World AIDS Day!

    Thank you for joining us on World AIDS Day! Created with flickr slideshow.

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for World AIDS Day at the Apollo Theater! It was truly a historic and inspiring day. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker …

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    December 7, 2015

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