Dispatches from the fight against homelessness and AIDS
GUEST POST BY JARON BENJAMIN, Housing Works VP for Community Mobilization
Housing Works and Health GAP joined dozens of activists from NJ 11 for Change outside of Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s Morristown office to demand their representative change his opposition to the Affordable Care Act and to hold a public town hall …
March 10, 2017
Transgender rights have come under attack— specifically regarding trans and gender non-conforming students in schools. President Trump revoked guidelines issued by President Obama that specified that transgender students have the right to use restrooms in public schools that correspond to their gender identity. In New York State, Governor Cuomo has directed …
February 24, 2017
On Thursday, February 23, Housing Works joined with 100 HIV and health advocates including representatives from GMHC, VOCAL-NY, BOOM! Health, NBLCA, Amida Care, Exponents, and Latino Commission on AIDS, for a press conference and rally outside of Governor Cuomo’s New York City office to demand that the Governor and Legislature restore …
February 24, 2017
On Friday, February 10, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett announced the expansion of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) services as part of NYC’s Ending the Epidemic (ETE) plan.
NYC’s STD clinics will be renamed as Sexual Health Clinics will now have additional staff and expanded hours. New initiatives …
February 13, 2017
Join us at New York Public Library for the launch of Housing Works History, a multimedia timelime that traces the history of the organization from its start over 25 years ago.
Housing Works History: HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, and Design Tuesday, February 21 7pm The New York Public Library Stephen A. Schwarzman …
February 10, 2017
The following remarks were presented by Housing Works President and CEO Charles King at the Hepatitis C Elimination Summit in Albany, New York on February 7, 2017:
Good morning. Welcome to New York State’s first Hepatitis C Elimination Summit. I want to note that today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. …
February 7, 2017
Join Housing Works and other advocates, including many of our LGBT elected officials, this Saturday, February 4th, at 2:00pm, in a solidarity rally to stand with immigrants, asylum seekers, refugees, women, people of color, and all those impacted by Trump’s recent executive order. Join us!
WHAT: LGBT Solidarity Rally
February 1, 2017
Washington, DC—Along with some 500,000 people from all over the country, on Saturday, January 21, over 130 Housing Works community members—staff, clients, volunteers, and supporters—traveled to D.C. in solidarity and in the spirit of #RADICALINCLUSION for the Women’s March on Washington, toughing out a long but energizing and empowering day.…
January 25, 2017
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