While the city has become a global model that ending the HIV epidemic is possible, the impact of the tech boom has created problems for the city’s most marginalized residents.
Amidst skyrocketing housing costs and historic racial segregation, APLA expands its work to Black and brown neighborhoods.
Sacramento Youth Support Each Other to Live Full, Healthy Lives With HIV and Prevent New Transmissions
Adolescents and young adults living with HIV face many challenges, as do parents. In Sacramento, California, Sunburst Projects is there for both youth and their families.
Palm Springs may be a haven with excellent HIV services, but for the many long-term survivors who have retired here, there will be a need for increasing LGBT eldercare in coming years.
While most people with HIV in Riverside County are white gay men in Palm Springs, TruEvolution in the city of Riverside provides services to black and Latinx youth impacted by the epidemic.
"We realized that if we still wanted to have this vision of ending the epidemic here, we need to address health care inequities in the LGBTQ community."
In a gentrifying city in the shadow of wealthy San Francisco, HIV service providers think of everything -- housing, food assistance, a spiritual community, and electrolysis -- they need to meet people's needs.
Outreach worker Antwan Matthews argues for housing and public health approaches, not criminalization of people living on the streets.
Nikko Briteramos won his court case and is now advocating to end stigma in black businesses, including barbershops.