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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: NYC World AIDS Day Coalition to Host Launch of the End AIDS NY 2020 Campaign

    MEDIA ADVISORY: NYC World AIDS Day Coalition to Host Launch of the End AIDS NY 2020 Campaign

    For Immediate Release

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Press Contacts:

    Mika De Roo (Housing Works) | 347-473-7436 | m.deroo@housingworks.org
    Jennifer Flynn (VOCAL-NY) | 917-517-5202 | jennifer@vocal-ny.org
    Megan Montalvo (NYC Health) | 347-396-4177 | PressOffice@health.nyc.gov
    Cathy Renna (ACRIA) | 917-757-6123 |cathy@targetcue.com
    Krishna Stone (GMHC) | 212-367-1016| KrishnaS@GMHC.org

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    We can end AIDS by 2020

    NYC World AIDS Day Coalition to Host Launch of the End AIDS NY 2020 Campaign

    Community leaders, people living with HIV & AIDS, celebrities, and elected and city officials to speak at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater

    New York, NY—On Monday, December 1 (World Read More

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 5:53 pm

  • NY STATE POISED TO DENY HEPATITIS C TREATMENT TO THOUSANDS

    NY STATE POISED TO DENY HEPATITIS C TREATMENT TO THOUSANDS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    November 20, 2014

    CONTACT: Mika De Roo, #347-473-7436, m.deroo@housingworks.org

    People Living with Hepatitis C, Healthcare Providers, and Advocates Demand Medicaid Coverage for New Treatment Medications

    NYS Medicaid placing arbitrary restrictions on hepatitis C treatment, denying the cure to thousands of low income New Yorkers.

    More than 200,000 New Yorkers are living with chronic hepatitis C, which causes serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer. New medications can cure the disease in as little as 8 weeks.

    Albany, NY—Today dozens of people living with hepatitis C (HCV), healthcare providers, and advocates rallied outside of a New York State Department of Health meeting where the state discussed imposing onerous restrictions on how newly approved HCV

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    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:42 am

  • Black Friday Blowout Sale, Cookbook Sale, Summer Search and More: Give Thanks at HWBC

    Here at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, we have (almost) everything you need to make this Thanksgiving happen. Stop by this week for our Cookbook Sale and get 30% off all cookbooks and food writing, including recipe-driven cookbooks, celebrity and restaurant books, wine and cheese books, vegetarian cookbooks, baking, fiction books on cooking, and so much more. And visit us on Black Friday for 30% off everything in the store and happy hour specials all day.

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 3:42 pm

  • Black Friday Blowout Sale, Cookbook Sale, Summer Search and More: Give Thanks at HWBC

    Here at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, we have (almost) everything you need to make this Thanksgiving happen. Stop by this week for our Cookbook Sale and get 30% off all cookbooks and food writing, including recipe-driven cookbooks, celebrity and restaurant books, wine and cheese books, vegetarian cookbooks, baking, fiction books on cooking, and so much more. And visit us on Black Friday for 30% off everything in the store and happy hour specials all day.

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 3:25 pm

  • GIGANTIC DESIGNER SALE!

    GIGANTIC DESIGNER SALE!

    Yes, our Public Designer Sale is so exciting that we had to use all caps to describe it. Where else can you get 50 – 70% off new merchandise donated by top designer brands AND benefit a cause you care about?

    Make sure to set aside a good chunk of time today, tomorrow, and/or Sunday for some serious pre-holiday retail therapy. But don’t wait; with deals this good, the merchandise will be going, going, gone.

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 2:19 pm

  • ACTION ALERT: 11/19 NYC Listening Session Call-In on NY Plan to End AIDS by 2020

    ACTION ALERT: 11/19 NYC Listening Session Call-In on NY Plan to End AIDS by 2020

    WHAT: NYC Listening Session-Community Forum on NY Plan to End AIDS

    WHEN: Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 11:00AM–12:00PM (EST)

    Dial-in #: (877) 730-1197

    Conference ID: 31528301

    OTHER NY STATE LISTENING SESSIONS IN NOVEMBER

    For those who may reside outside of NYC, here are the other remaining listening sessions scheduled throughout the state between now and the end of November:

    RSVP/REGISTER: YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ATTEND A SESSION! Register/RSVP online via the online registration form. If you are unable to access the link, please call (518) 474-5577 no later than 3 days prior to the session.

    • Rochester Forums: Friday, November 21, 2014; Clinician Session: …

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      Posted on November 17, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    • NYC EVENT ALERT!: 10/17, HW Transgender Day of Remembrance Event, “Enlighten the World!”

      NYC EVENT ALERT!: 10/17, HW Transgender Day of Remembrance Event, “Enlighten the World!”

      EVENT ALERT: Come join us for our Transgender Day of Remembrance event! FREE & OPEN TO ALL!

      WHAT: Housing Works’ Transgender Day of Remembrance Event, “Enlighten the World!!!”

      WHEN: Monday, November 17, 2014, 3:00–5:00pm

      WHERE: Housing Works, 320 West 13th Street, New York City

      In honor of the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which occurs each year on November 20, Housing Works is hosting an event on Monday, November 17 to commemorate the lives of trans people who were killed as a result of transphobic violence and also to celebrate the lives of those who are continuing the fight for trans rights today. This free event will feature speakers and entertainers, as well as refreshments, …

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      Posted on November 13, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    • COMMUNITY STORY & EVENT—Tanya Walker on Trans Day of Remembrance

      COMMUNITY STORY & EVENT—Tanya Walker on Trans Day of Remembrance

      COMMUNITY STORY—Tanya Walker

      Next week, our community will be participating in activities supporting the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), which occurs each year on November 20. In honor of that, Housing Works is hosting an event on Monday, November 17 to commemorate the lives of trans people who were killed as a result of transphobic violence and also celebrate the lives of those who are continuing the fight for trans rights today. This free event is open to the public and will feature speakers and entertainers, as well as refreshments. All are welcomed.

      The theme of this year’s TDOR event is to celebrate life and “enlighten the world” by standing together in solidarity against transphobia. An especially meaningful aspect of this …

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      Posted on November 13, 2014 at 3:25 pm

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