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  • Housing Works’ Ervin Rogers featured on TheBody.com

    Housing Works’ Ervin Rogers featured on TheBody.com

    Housing Works’ own Ervin Rogers and his case manager Frances Jordan are featured on TheBody.com in Live Bold, Live Now: Living with HIV, Turning Points where he shares his story about coming to terms with his HIV diagnoses and finding the support he needed to live his life fully.

    As a …

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    April 29, 2016

  • Presidential Candidates Clinton and Sanders to Meet with HIV/AIDS Advocates

    Presidential Candidates Clinton and Sanders to Meet with HIV/AIDS Advocates

    Both Senator Sanders and Secretary Clinton’s teams have responded to the letter that Housing Works signed on to several weeks ago urging the presidential candidates to make HIV/AIDS a priority. Both have scheduled meetings with HIV/AIDS advocates for early May.

    Activist Peter Staley received letters from each of the campaigns, …

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    April 22, 2016

  • Action Alert! Support Supervised Injection Facilities for a Safe and Healthy New York

    Action Alert! Support Supervised Injection Facilities for a Safe and Healthy New York

    We call on New York officials to take all necessary steps to authorize and establish supervised injection facilities as a public health intervention to reduce HIV and viral hepatitis transmission and overdose deaths, promote access to drug dependency treatment and other supportive care, and increase public safety.

    Supervised injection facilities (SIFs) …

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    April 11, 2016

  • END AIDS NY 2020 Community Coalition Responds to NY State Budget

    END AIDS NY 2020 Community Coalition Responds to NY State Budget

    More than 65 organizations and community leaders from the END AIDS NY 2020 Community Coalition delivered a letter to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday afternoon expressing their disappointment with the major shortfall in funding to implement the Governor’s Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Blueprint in the FY 2016-2017 New York State …

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    April 7, 2016

  • Housing Works HOUSE Project featured in A&U Magazine

    Housing Works HOUSE Project featured in A&U Magazine

    A & U Magazine features a story about the Housing Works HOUSE Project and Kiki Community!

    Here’s an excerpt:

    As some might be aware, the ballroom community (or scene) represents a subculture of the LGBTQ community, and primarily includes individuals who, while not accepted by their biological families, find new families, …

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    April 5, 2016

  • Physicians Co-Author Op-Ed Discussing the Importance of Housing in HIV Care

    Physicians Co-Author Op-Ed Discussing the Importance of Housing in HIV Care

    City and State’s NY SLANT published an op-ed co-authored by a number of physicians expressing the importance of housing in HIV care. In addition to the four co-authors listed on NY Slant’s website, a number of physicians have also endorsed this statement. Full text and list of endorsements below:

    Last …

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    April 4, 2016

  • ACTIVISTS ARRESTED DURING DEMONSTRATION

    ACTIVISTS ARRESTED DURING DEMONSTRATION

    Advocates from Housing Works were among those arrested in the capitol on Monday during a demonstration demanding $70 million in new AIDS funding in the 2016-2017 state budget.

    150 advocates gathered in the War Room outside of Governor Cuomo’s offices and held a rally to demand the $70 million dollars …

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    March 29, 2016

  • Coalition of 90+ HIV/AIDS Advocates Organize Statewide Week of Action

    Coalition of 90+ HIV/AIDS Advocates Organize Statewide Week of Action

    NY BUDGET COMMITMENT FALLS SHORT OF $70M NEEDED TO IMPLEMENT STATE ENDING THE AIDS EPIDEMIC PLAN Coalition of 90+ HIV/AIDS Advocates Launch Statewide Week of Action

    Over 90 organizations across the state comprise the End AIDS NY 2020 Community Coalition. This week, the coalition organized a series of events statewide to …

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    March 25, 2016

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