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  • HUNDREDS OF CONSTITUENTS OCCUPY ALL SENATE OFFICES TO STOP GOP EFFORTS TO KILL OBAMACARE

    HUNDREDS OF CONSTITUENTS OCCUPY ALL SENATE OFFICES TO STOP GOP EFFORTS TO KILL OBAMACARE *Dozens of arrests demonstrate widespread opposition to Affordable Care Act and urgent need for healthcare for all*

    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 …

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    July 19, 2017

  • SAVE THE DATE!: Housing Works’ 3rd Annual Health Fair & Block Party, Saturday,  July 22

    SAVE THE DATE!: Housing Works’ 3rd Annual Health Fair & Block Party, Saturday,  July 22

    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 …

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    July 17, 2017

  • Housing Works at NYC Pride 2017: Proudly Resisting

    Housing Works at NYC Pride 2017: Proudly Resisting

    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 …

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    July 17, 2017

  • Join Housing Works in the NYC LGBTQ Pride March

    Join Housing Works in the NYC LGBTQ Pride March

    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 …

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    June 16, 2017

  • Dr. Demetre Daskalakis Named NYC Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Disease Control

    Dr. Demetre Daskalakis Named NYC Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Disease Control

    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 …

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    June 1, 2017

  • New CBO Report Projects 23 Million Will Be Left Uninsured by GOP Health Bill

    New CBO Report Projects 23 Million Will Be Left Uninsured by GOP Health Bill

    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, …

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    May 24, 2017

  • Housing Works Responds to TrumpCare Vote

    Housing Works Responds to TrumpCare Vote

    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 …

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    May 16, 2017

  • New York State Consensus Statement on HIV Viral Suppression

    New York State Consensus Statement on HIV Viral Suppression

    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, …

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    April 23, 2017

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