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MAR20

Uplifting Harm Reduction on NNHAAD

On this National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, I’d like to highlight the critical work of two Syringe Access Fund grantees: Bad River and Red Cliff Bands of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Both operate syringe services programs in Wisconsin.

Posted By: Zach Ford, Program Manager - Wednesday, March 20, 2019


MAR15

New Funding, Same Old Cuts: Domestic HIV Funding Increase Overshadowed by Larger Cuts in President's Budget

In the wake of the Trump administration’s unveiling of their Ending the HIV Epidemic plan, high ranking administration officials reassured advocates on multiple occasions that the funding being set aside for implementation of the plan would be new money and not taken from other existing programs that benefit those living with and affected by HIV. While they were technically correct, the fact remains that the new domestic HIV funding was placed in a budget that would slash spending on HIV housing, global HIV aid, and health care and social services in general.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, March 15, 2019


MAR08

In Congress, Budget Season is Just Beginning

With the President’s fiscal year 2020 budget request expected to be released next week, legislators are kickstarting this year’s federal funding process in earnest.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, March 08, 2019


MAR08

The London Patient’s Functional HIV Cure Headlines Huge Week for HIV Research

Eleven years ago at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), the news of Timothy Ray Brown becoming the first person living with HIV to be functionally cured of the virus following a stem cell transplant shocked the world, allowing HIV advocates to hope that an HIV cure might be possible. This week, it was revealed at CROI that someone else living with HIV had achieved HIV remission for 18 months and was seemingly the second person to be functionally cured of HIV.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, March 08, 2019


MAR07

Meet Kelly Stevens, the Shero Behind the Scenes

This Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we want to highlight Kelly Stevens for all of the incredible behind the scenes work she does. She is truly an unsung shero in the field!

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Thursday, March 07, 2019


MAR04

Christina Adeleke Isn’t Afraid to Dream Big

A lawyer and self-proclaimed policy nerd, Christina is a long-time advocate for people living with and affected by HIV.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Monday, March 04, 2019


MAR04

Meet Carl Baloney, Jr., Director of Government Affairs

A longtime advocate for vulnerable populations, Carl has focused his career on developing innovative policy solutions that benefit disenfranchised communities across the country, with a particular focus on the rural south.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Monday, March 04, 2019


FEB15

The Federal Government Gets Funded, But a New "Emergency" Awaits

With only hours to spare before a continuing resolution (CR) funding major portions of the federal government is set to expire, Congress and the President seem to have come to an agreement over border security funding. The $333 billion funding bill passed in both the House and Senate on Thursday evening, and the President is expected to sign it into law Friday.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, February 15, 2019


FEB15

Uncertainties Remain Around Trump Administration Plan to End the HIV Epidemic

It has been over a week since the Trump administration’s Ending the HIV Epidemic plan was unveiled in the wake of President Trump’s unexpected pledge to "defeat AIDS in America" during his State of the Union address, but a great deal of uncertainty over the size, design, and efficacy of the plan remains among those in the HIV advocacy community.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, February 15, 2019


FEB08

As Congress Works to Prevent Another Shutdown, The White House Scrambles to Release Its Budget

Negotiations to fund the federal government through fiscal year 2019 are still underway, but time is running out. Meanwhile, the release of the Trump administration's FY20 budget has been postponed and HIV advocates are unsure how it will fund HIV-related programs.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, February 08, 2019



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