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  • Quality Time with Ali Kliegman

    Quality Time with Ali Kliegman Each September hundreds of bicyclists, or as we here at Housing Works call them, endurance activists, ride 285 miles from Boston to NYC as part of BRAKING AIDS® Ride. Though the three-day ride is fully supported by staff and crew, it requires a level of commitment above and beyond a typical …

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    • Meet East New York’s New Family Doctor

      Meet East New York’s New Family Doctor Housing Works Community Healthcare’s mission is to foster good health and positive social change through empowerment, innovation, and collaboration. We provide high-quality integrated medical care and other essential services that improve overall community well-being. We’re pleased to serve the youngest members of the East New York community with our new Family …

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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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        • East New York Community Health Center Honored

          East New York Community Health Center Honored On Saturday, November 15, Housing Works East New York Community Health Center was honored by The Caribbean-American Outreach Association, with their International and Community Service Award in recognition of East New York’s “invaluable contribution to the mission of The Caribbean-American Outreach Association”. The mission of the Caribbean-American Outreach Association is to …

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          • Booking It: Heidi Tannenbaum, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Manager,  on her BRAKING AIDS® Ride

            Booking It: Heidi Tannenbaum, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Manager,  on her BRAKING AIDS® Ride If you’re a regular reader of our Community Stories, you’ll see that we frequently profile the many activists who participate in BRAKING AIDS® Ride. While we deeply appreciate rider and crew member; we get especially excited when our own staff dedicates their personal time and effort to fundraising, training, and eventually …

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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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              • 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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