Dispatches from the fight against homelessness and AIDS
These remarks were delivered by Housing Works President & CEO Charles King at the New York State Ending the Epidemic Summit on December 7, 2016
Four years ago when Treatment Action Group and Housing Works convened the first summit on Ending the New York Epidemic, many thought it was premature, counter-productive, …
December 9, 2016
On World AIDS Day, we joined forces with the New York City AIDS Memorial Board of Directors and representatives, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the New York State Department of Health, and the rest of the END AIDS NY 2020 Coalition to host a public dedication …
December 2, 2016
Paul Ryan is conducting a phone poll on the Affordable Care Act (also known as the ACA or Obamacare), hoping to hear overwhelming popular opposition to it.
If you would like to express your support for the Affordable Care Act, call (202) 225-0600.
After a brief period of silence (which …
November 21, 2016
Please join us on Thursday, December 1st, for a special coalition World AIDS Day event. This year we’ll be at the newly completed AIDS Memorial Park in Greenwich Village for a dedication of the space, a memorial reading of names, poetry and …
November 18, 2016
Guest post by Charles King, President and CEO of Housing WorksTransgender Day of remembrance is always a solemn occasion, for it honors our sisters and brothers of trans experience who have been martyred on the altar of hate, attacked, brutalized and killed for the offense of living their lives as …
November 16, 2016
by Charles King, President and CEO of Housing Works
Last night, like many people, I felt a knot growing in the pit of my stomach as the realization gradually sunk in that our nation had elected as president a man who wears his racism, xenophobia, and misogyny on his chest like …
November 9, 2016
From our friends at the National AIDS Housing Coalition: Urgent Need to Increase HOPWA by $21 million for FY17 PLEASE ACT TODAY!
HIV/AIDS housing supporters in New York State:
Public Law 114-201, signed by the President on July 29, updates the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) formula, including a …
October 14, 2016
On Monday,September 26, Housing Works joined housing advocates from across New York City at New York City Hall for a press conference in support of tenants’ right to counsel in housing court. Intro 214, also known as the Right to Counsel bill, would make New York City the first jurisdiction in …
September 27, 2016
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