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Reflections From Housing Works CEO Charles King on the Election

"We are a community forged by worse adversity than we face today," Charles King writes. "We remain radically inclusive, knowing that inclusion increases all of us."

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When It Comes to Ending AIDS, Audacity Is What's Needed

Some see the New York plan to end AIDS as audacious, unrealistic or even ridiculous. But Charles King says it's an "ambitious, informed path," not sloganeering. Here, he tackles what he sees as top misconceptions about the plan.

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People Living With HIV/AIDS Should Take Extra Precautions This Flu Season

Guest blog post from Housing Works' CEO and President Charles King

Dear Housing Works Clients and Staff,

On Saturday, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a flu emergency in New York State. This is in response to epidemic levels of flu across the nation ...

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Charles King Op-Ed: Shock Tactics Won't Stop HIV

Housing Works President and CEO Charles King on why a controversial anti-HIV video featuring rotting brains and decaying bones is bad policy -- and doomed to fail.

Earlier this month, the New York City Department of Health unveiled a short campaign ...

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Why I Interrupted President Obama's Speech on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

On July 13, I interrupted President Obama's speech at a reception marking the release of his National HIV/AIDS Strategy. While I only got out two words -- the now-infamous "Mr. President!" -- I backed off when the president promised to speak with me ...

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UN and UNAIDS Must Address Needs of Haitians With HIV/AIDS

The disaster in Haiti continues to unfold even as the world's attention begins to shift. Chile suffered a much larger earthquake than Haiti's this weekend that spawned fears of a tsunami throughout the Pacific. Yet there has apparently been far less ...