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Tom Duane Announces Retirement and Housing Works Says Thank You

Tom Duane, our beloved New York Senator and long time ally of Housing Works is retiring after 14 years.

We salute you Tom Duane! Thank you for your courage, audacity, and conviction as a public politician championing our fight to end HIV/AIDS, the d...

Housing Works' East New York Community Health Center Celebrates Expansion With Ribbon Cutting Img
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Housing Works' East New York Community Health Center Celebrates Expansion With Ribbon Cutting

A newly renovated health center on Pitkin Avenue in East New York marks a milestone for the HIV/AIDS organization Housing Works: It's the first Housing Works center that will serve all people regardless of HIV status.

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National Day of Action Planned for Access to Clean Syringes

Washington, D.C. -- Responding to rampant Congressional games that place politics over effective public health measures, Housing Works and activists from all over the country have organized events targeting Congressional leaders for re-instating the ...

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NYC Councilmember Letitia James Introduces Transgender Health Resolution

NYC Councilmember from Brooklyn Leticia James introduced as resolution in the City Council yesterday "calling upon all medical professionals to treat and provide appropriate health care services to transgender persons."

"It is imperative that we tre...

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Housing Works Joins National Day of Action for Syringe Exchange on March 21

From Harm Reduction Coalition: "No more federal dollars for syringe exchange: that was the message from Congress less than 3 months ago. The funding ban is back, and the timing couldn't be worse -- with tight state budgets, and signs that many painki...

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Housing Works East New York Community Health Center Re-Opens to Serve New York's Homeless

In a community suffering from the dual crises of homelessness and HIV, Housing Works is proud to celebrate the grand re-opening of the East New York Community Health Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the facility on April 4th at 10 a....

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HASA Officials' Testimony Contradicts Reality

NYC HRA officials testified at yesterday's City Council General Welfare Committee hearing on recent policy changes to HASA that new changes in HASA policies didn't harm clients. But there was plenty of testimony by providers and HASA clients that pro...

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Planned Parenthood HIV/STD Prevention Services Attacked in Tennessee

It was just a week ago that anti-abortion politics allegedly led the Susan G Komen Foundation to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings. This week, Planned Parenthood in Tennessee is under attack, this time impacting the HIV/...

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Most in Mississippi With HIV Lack Treatment

Nearly two-thirds of people in Mississippi with HIV are without treatment, as reported by the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, MS. This news comes just one week after AIDS Issues reported on the threat to Health Department funding in Mississippi in the upc...

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Mississippi AIDS Activists Brace for Health Budget Slash

Mississippi AIDS activists are bracing for a $10 million cut proposed by the new state legislature that would take the State Department of Health budget to levels last seen in 1990.

"With Governor Bryant in office, we're in for hard times," says Luk...