New York City
Since our founding in 1990, we have been at the forefront of advocacy efforts to ensure that New York City provides housing and related supportive services to low-income and homeless New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. We closely track the city agency charged with overseeing subsidies for poor New Yorkers with AIDS, the HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA), and we push for improvements and expansion of HASA services.
Every year, we doggedly lobby the mayor and city council to make the best funding decisions around HIV prevention and care, especially for those most at-risk: drug users, transgender people, people of color, the poor, the homeless, and those with mental illnesses. Sometimes our lobbying takes the form of rallies, protests, and creative civil disobedience actions.
AIDS Issues Update Blog
On Thursday, February 4th, the Housing Works Advocacy Team headed to Miami for AIDS-FREE: A Community Dialogue to Design the End of AIDS in Florida, a panel organized to discuss Florida’s unique needs and challenges in the fight to end AIDS as an epidemic, even without …
WHAT: Hepatitis C Legislative Awareness Day
WHEN: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
WHERE: Albany, NY, with free transportation provided from New York City
PREP MEETING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ISSUE: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 5:30-7:30PM, with food served at 5:00PM, Open Society Foundation, 224 West …
Housing Works is pleased to serve as a co-sponsor of NBLCA’s 2016 Winning at Living: State of HIV in Black America conference, which will reveal what it takes to win the fight at a pivotal time in history. Gain and share insights as we convene the …
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