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  • Ending the Epidemic - New York Statewide Regional Discussions

    Ending the Epidemic - New York Statewide Regional Discussions

    The next steps towards Ending the AIDS Epidemic in New York State by 2020 are underway. A series of statewide regional discussions are being scheduled to engage community partners in moving the Ending the Epidemic Blueprint into Action! Participants will receive updated information about HIV/AIDS in their regions, have an opportunity …

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    August 27, 2015

  • ACT UP Town Hall on the Closure of the Chelsea STD Clinic

    ACT UP Town Hall on the Closure of the Chelsea STD Clinic

    Put the “Public” Back in Public Health: ACT UP Town Hall on the Closure of the Chelsea STD Clinic

    Tuesday, September 1st at 6:30 PM

    The LGBT Center, 208 West 13th Street, Room 301 New York, NY 10011

    On the evening of September 1st, ACT UP/New York and the Treatment …

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    August 26, 2015

  • Housing Works Undetectables Program on the cover of Poz Magazine!

    Housing Works Undetectables Program on the cover of Poz Magazine!

    Poz Magazine, the groundbreaking and award-winning magazine for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, chose the Housing Works Undetectables program for the cover story of their September issue! The article features interviews with Undetectables program participants London Gray, Benjamin Ball, Adonis Porch, and Ervin Rogers (who were turned into superhero …

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    August 18, 2015

  • Youth Activists Protest on Wall Street

    Youth Activists Protest on Wall Street

    On Friday, August 7th, members of the Youth Action Institute (YAI), a group consisting of young HIV/AIDS activists from the U.S. and Trinidad organized a civil rights protest on Wallstreet to address issues such as condom/syringe criminalization, HIV criminalization, and efficient implementation of sex education in public schools in the city.

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    August 12, 2015

  • Ending the Epidemic in Syracuse

    Ending the Epidemic in Syracuse

    Guest post by Carmelita Cruz, Director of New York State Advocacy & Organizing

    On Monday, the first of a series of regional Ending the Epidemic discussions took place in Syracuse New York. Data tells us that approximately 300 people remain undiagnosed in the Central NY region and approximately 500 remain out …

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    August 4, 2015

  • National HIV/AIDS Strategy Announced!

    National HIV/AIDS Strategy Announced!

    On Thursday, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Update to 2020 (NHAS 2020).

    The infographic below gives an overview of the strategy. Housing Works will be releasing an analysis shortly, but in the meantime the full report can be found here.

    The PDF is available here.

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    July 31, 2015

  • First Steps Toward Implementing the NYS Ending the Epidemic Blueprint!

    First Steps Toward Implementing the NYS Ending the Epidemic Blueprint!

    On July 8th, the End AIDS NY 2020 Community Coalition hosted an Ending the Epidemic summit entitled “Ending AIDS 2020: Blueprint to Action,” at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City. This community event officially launched implementation of the Ending the Epidemic Blueprint, which was publicly released on …

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    July 16, 2015

  • Housing Works Celebrates LGBT Pride!

    Housing Works Celebrates LGBT Pride!

    The Housing Works team had a wonderful time marching in the Heritage of Pride March on Sunday, June 28. We were honored to send a contingent from Housing Works to march alongside Governor Cuomo in celebration of his commitment to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State, as well has …

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    July 15, 2015

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