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  • Art Therapy

    Art Therapy In anticipation of Housing Works’ first-ever joint art exhibit between the Cylar House Behavioral Health Clinic and AIDS Adult Day Health Clinic opening on June 16, we interviewed one of the participating artists, Wayde Toman, about his involvement in the Creative Arts Therapy program informed his art. Housing Works: Name, location, …

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  • AIDS Activists Rally at the Capitol: An AIDS-FREE NY is Within our Reach!

    AIDS Activists Rally at the Capitol: An AIDS-FREE NY is Within our Reach! Albany, NY—The fight to get to an AIDS-Free New York by 2020 gained momentum in Albany last Thursday, February 26, when the End AIDS 2020 Coalition, a group of AIDS and LGBT service organizations and activists from across the state, Housing Works among them, visited the Capitol. Our community members spent …

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  • Creative Costuming: Luis Herrera Re-Fashions Trash into Art

    Creative Costuming: Luis Herrera Re-Fashions Trash into Art Housing Works client and artist Luis Herrera is no stranger to getting creative. The 60-year-old self-described “friend [originally] from another country” has been an active member of the Housing Works’ art therapy program for over a decade. Herrera came to be part of Housing Works after he became ill back in …

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  • Surviving and Thriving: Advocate, Board Member, and Client Eric Bartley

    Surviving and Thriving: Advocate, Board Member, and Client Eric Bartley Housing Works clients, staff and supporters had even more reason to celebrate at June 29’s Heritage of Pride Festival when Governor Cuomo announced his advocacy-based plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York by 2020, a goal Housing Works has been working toward since the organization’s inception. One of the …

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  • From the Field: Intercambios Puerto Rico

    From the Field: Intercambios Puerto Rico “Some look at me and think that what I say is hypocrisy … but the important thing is not the messenger but the message” Robert Pereira is 64 years old and for more than years 40 used heroin. He is a little nervous for the interview we have said we will …

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  • Making New York Home: One Client’s Story

    Making New York Home: One Client’s Story Starting over at any age isn’t easy, but for Holland G., Housing Works client and lifelong Californian, the lure of the Big Apple was undeniable. So at age 53, he bought a one way ticket to New York City armed with a suitcase and directions to Housing Works Cylar House. “One …

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  • 13 Theatre Troupe Tackles Transphobia

    13 Theatre Troupe Tackles Transphobia From a bus ride to a job interview, Ms. Diva gets the runaround while getting around. “We’re Shady, We’ll Call You Back” is a new interactive forum play based on the real life experiences of Housing Work’s 13 Theatre Troupe, addressing transphobia, ableism and employment discrimination. Performed in partnership with social …

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  • Jefferson Avenue Residence is Now Open

    Jefferson Avenue Residence is Now Open
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