Dispatches from the fight against homelessness and AIDS
WASHINGTON D.C. – In the largest demonstration against GOP efforts to kill the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to date, on Wednesday, July 19, more than 300 constituents from around the country, including patients with …
July 19, 2017
Mark your calendars for Housing Works’ 3rd Annual Health Fair & Block Party, Saturday, July 22! We will be offering information on a wide variety of community health services as well as free health screenings and testing. We also have planned a full day of fun activities for all ages, including …
July 17, 2017
New York, NY—On June 25, several hundred Housing Works community members embodied #RadicalInclusion and marched in solidarity as part of a Resistance contingent of 17 other activist organizations, #ProudlyResisting and advocating for #HealthCareForAll.
Photos from the march on Sunday can be found online here or you can check out the slideshow …
July 17, 2017
Please join us on Sunday, June 25th, as we march as a Housing Works community in the annual NYC LGBT Pride March!
We are Group 4, LEAD/RESIST! Arrive at 10:00AM to 41st Street between Madison and Park. All are welcome! RSVP HERE.
To reflect the people power and activism that …
June 16, 2017
Housing Works is thrilled to congratulate our friend and colleague Dr. Demetre Daskalakis on his new position as Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Disease Control at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH).
Since his arrival at NYC DOHMH in 2014, we have had the …
June 1, 2017
Late Wednesday afternoon on May 24, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) finally released the CBO score of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the healthcare bill also known as TrumpCare, two weeks after it passed in the House of Representatives.
While the bill boasts $119 billion in savings over 10 years, …
May 24, 2017
On May 4, the House narrowly voted to pass TrumpCare, which will have potentially devastating effects on millions of Americans. We are all feeling really angry about the vote to strip healthcare away from millions of Americans to pay for a tax cut for the wealthy. We’re going to harness that …
May 16, 2017
The END AIDS NY 2020 Community Coalition released a consensus statement on viral load suppression, which affirms the message of Undetectable=Untransmittable in conjunction with Prevention Access Campaign’s U=U initiative. To celebrate, the Coalition, along with the New York City Health Department hosted a rally & dance party on Sunday, April 23rd, …
April 23, 2017
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