Dispatches from the fight against homelessness and AIDS
Come one, come all! We’re hosting a Community Health Fair and Block Party!
DATE: Saturday, July 30 TIME: 11 am – 4 pm LOCATION: E. 9th St. between Avenues C & D (F to 2nd Avenue; 6 to Astor Place. BUS: M14D to Avenue C or D)
DETAILS: Free food and …
July 18, 2016
Housing Works sent a delegation to the International AIDS conference, which is happening this week in Durban, South Africa. The following is a reflection by Housing Works community member and conference participant, Paris Milane.
When one hopes for a better life, all possibilities available seem tempting. Many who find themselves oppressed …
July 18, 2016
Housing Works was featured on PBS NewsHour this week, the third of a six-part series on the end of AIDS. The segment focused on New York and featured Housing Works, Charles King, and Housing Works’ Cylar House Community Health Center. Check it out!
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July 15, 2016
New York, NY—Housing Works is grateful to all the people from our community—Housing Works staff, clients, volunteers, supporters, and allies—who came out to march with us at the July 7 Black Lives Matter demonstration.
The evening rally and march were peaceful and non-violent, but very disruptive, as we marched from …
July 7, 2016
A Statement & Call-to-Action by Housing Works CEO Charles King on the Shootings of Alton Sterling & Philado Castile
On more than one occasion, my partner and Housing Works co-founder Keith Cylar told me that the biggest threat to his existence was not asthma, which almost killed him as an infant …
July 7, 2016
New York, NY—The Housing Works community had an amazing day participating in the Heritage of Pride LGBT March on Sunday, June 26. Together, a huge contingent of our staff, clients, volunteers, and friends and family marched and danced together down Fifth Avenue, alongside a fabulous double-decker bus that displayed our Housing …
June 30, 2016
Guest Post by Carmelita Cruz, Director of NY Advocacy
Just before the close of this legislative session, the Governor and Legislature announced several agreements on big ticket items such as ethics reform, daily fantasy sports betting, and the brunch bill (ensuring we all have access to alcoholic beverages earlier on Sundays), …
June 22, 2016
Albany, NY—In the final days of the 2016 New York State Legislative Session, the Senate and Assembly each passed a bill aimed at decreasing new HIV infections, sponsored by Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (Democrat, Manhattan) and Senator Kemp Hannon (Republican, Long Island).
The bill (A10724/S8129/Governor’s Program Bill #30) will remove provisions …
June 17, 2016
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