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University of Mississippi Medical Center, Center for Justice Form Partnership to Benefit Those With HIV/AIDS

In Mississippi's first medical-legal partnership, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the Mississippi Center for Justice, both based in Jackson, will partner to provide free civil legal services for people with HIV/AIDS. The partn...

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AIDS Resource Center Ohio Merges With Violet's Cupboard

The 300 clients of Violet's Cupboard in Akron, Ohio, will now be served by a new office of the AIDS Resource Center (ARC), Ohio. Violet's Cupboard, which had been functioning for 25 years, provided HIV testing, housing and education, outreach, referr...

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The Black AIDS Institute Invites You to Join the National Black Treatment Advocates Network!

The Black AIDS Institute is launching a new program that expands the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN). Until recently, BTAN has been a program for advocates in select cities. The new program will make BTAN accessible in all regions of the Uni...

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Remembering NAPWA: Ending the Epidemic

"We can point fingers or cast blame, but right now I want to remember the visionaries who started and built this important organization at such a critical time for our community," writes Paul Kawata, executive director of the National Minority AIDS C...

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NAPWA Announces Suspension of Operations and Bankruptcy Filing

Washington, D.C. -- The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) -- the largest, oldest, and most trusted voice for the 1.2 million People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in the U.S. -- has ceased operations and has filed a petition in United St...

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Tennessee: Street Works Launches Project UNO to Combat HIV, AIDS in Nashville

Nashville's Street Works has begun a new program with a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration called Project UNO, which stands for "U. New. Outstanding." According to UNO Project Coordinator David Long, Project UNO ...

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Nebraska: Unique Outreach for STD Epidemic

Omaha, Nebraska, is taking steps to curb its STD epidemic by reaching out to youth at community centers, libraries, and churches. Each month, the Douglas County Health Department spends two hours offering STD screenings at the Saddlebrook Community C...

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NAPWA: We're About to Turn 30

It's an exciting time in the campaign to end HIV in America. Exciting -- and bittersweet.

NAPWA was founded in June, 1983, to make The Denver Principles a reality. The Principles declared that people living with AIDS had to be at the table when deci...

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An Interview With Human Rights Campaign's Chad Griffin

We are honored to welcome Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign -- the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, representing more than one million members and s...

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Ending AIDS in Black America: Step Five -- Retooling AIDS Organizations

"With biomedical tools rapidly becoming critical to our AIDS response and the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) poised to dramatically alter the terrain for health and social services, many AIDS organizations risk becoming wholly irrelevant," writes Ph...