Join us and the Latino Commission on AIDS for a press conference on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
DATE: Wednesday, October 14th
PLACE: Steps of NYC City Hall
WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP
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Posted on October 9, 2015 at 2:45 pm
Fall at HWBC: Rocktober Sale, Shea Serrano, Ask Roulette with Josh Gondelman, Hari Kondabolu & more!
Fall has finally taken over New York, and with it the bookstore calendar is chock full of outstanding events and sales. Tomorrow night, Thursday, October 8 at 7pm, Verso Books launches their latest, Disaster Capitalism: Making A Killing Out of Catastrophe by Antony Loewenstein, in conversation with Jeremy Schahill. We’re also looking forward to next Wednesday, October 14, for the launch of Grantland‘s Shea Serrano‘s The Rap Year Book with an evening of conversation and music.
Next week, Thursday, October 15, everyone’s favorite conversation series, Ask Roulette, returns for their first fall event, with featured guests Josh Gondelman and Hari Kondabolu. Looking ahead, on Monday, October 19, a special evening of acclaimed writers discussing their pop music influences, with Darcey Steinke, Saïd …
Posted on October 6, 2015 at 4:52 pm
Leaves are falling, temps are dropping, days are shorter, but our accessory game is getting stronger by the minute. Up yours with brand new and vintage scarves, shawls, handbags and jewelry this Saturday at all shops in our second installment of Necessary Accessories. That same day, get ready to party like a professional with bartender’s essentials galore at Broadway & 96.
The following Thursday, October 15, join vintage blogger and stylist extraordinaire Stefany Mohebban for Soho’s super popular Pretty in Thrift shopping party from 5 – 8 pm. Stefany handpicks her favorite vintage apparel and accessories direct from our warehouse just for you – if you love vintage, then don’t. miss. this.
On Saturday, October 17 …
Posted on October 6, 2015 at 3:05 pm
On Thursday, September 24th, in light of the Regional Ending the Epidemic discussion that took place, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams issued a Proclamation, declaring it the Ending the AIDS Epidemic in NY by 2020 Day.
“Whereas, on behalf of all Brooklynites, I salute the organizers of the Ending the AIDS Epidemic in New York by 2020 Day, Housing Works, and the END AIDS NY 2020 Coalition, for creating this dedicated task force; I applaud them for the exemplary leadership they have shown over the years, including moving beyond the goal of 750 new infections per year; I commend the organizers for sharing their knowledge as well as their vision of zero new infections, zero AIDS related deaths, and …
Posted on September 28, 2015 at 11:44 am
The annual BRAKING AIDS RIDE took off this morning in Boston, MA. Over 100 cycling activists, a 60-person road crew, and thousands of their supporters will raise money and awareness in support of efforts to eradicate HIV/AIDS and homelessness. The cyclists will complete a three-day, 285-mile ride from Boston to NYC.
“Each time another individual steps up to help support the mission, our community and support grow, the fight to end AIDS becomes stronger, and we get closer to an AIDS-free future,” said Mikola De Roo, Housing Works VP of Advocacy Communications & Marketing, who will be participating in the ride for her fourth year.
The Ride route brings the cyclists through communities most affected by Read More
Posted on September 25, 2015 at 2:46 pm
Happy second day of Fall! The internet tells us that folks are ready for #PSL and sweater weather and we know, at least in terms of thrifting, you’re in luck. Tonight is our final Best of Fall event at Chelsea where you can stock up on designer and vintage sweaters (among other things) for up to 70% off retail. We also have a late-breaking donation of gorgeous Issey Miyake pieces at the shop guaranteed to make you even more artsy chic. If you can’t make it to Chelsea, it’s all good, Best of Fall continues online until the end of the month.
Tomorrow is 9/25 and in tribute, the West Village location is having an all sterling silver everything Read More
Posted on September 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm
The 8th North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit took place September 14 through 16 in Washington DC. The Summit first took place in 2005 after an Institute of Medicine report on HIV care failed to include housing. Members of the National AIDS Housing Coalition met with the Institute of Medicine to ask why housing was not listed as an important part of HIV care, and the IOM expressed the need for research evidence. This prompted a small group of housing, homelessness, and HIV researches, as well as advocates including Housing Works to gather to discuss existing evidence, identify research caps, and initiate an evidence-based advocacy strategy to share existing research, as well as encourage new work. …
Posted on September 23, 2015 at 1:49 pm
“Chinelo Okparanta has written a remarkable and exquisite first novel about wars—both external and internal—endurance, survival, and love. A coming of age story that demands not just to be read, but felt.” – Edwidge Danticat
Tonight, Wednesday, September 23 at 7pm, Literary Hub and Lambda Literary co-present the launch of Chinelo Okparanta‘s much-anticipated debut novel Under the Udala Trees, praised by NPR, The Wall Street Journal, BuzzFeed, Essence, and many more. Don’t miss this special night for an exceptional young writer.
Next Thursday, October 1, Loose: A Comedy Show, hosted by Jo Firestone returns. The exciting surprise headliners for this new series have so far included Aziz Ansari, David Cross, Aparna Nancherla, Liza Treyger, and more. So …
Posted on September 22, 2015 at 4:22 pm