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People Organizing Positively: Because a Movement Starts with People

As we commit to lead by example and put people first, Julio is thrilled to introduce the refreshed POP: People Organizing Positively.

Posted By: Julio Fonseca, Program Manager - Tuesday, December 11, 2018


As Congress Avoids Another Shutdown, the Fate of HIV Housing Money Remains Uncertain

Both the House and the Senate passed a 2-week continuing resolution to fund the federal government at Fiscal Year 2018 funding levels through December 21st, avoiding a partial government shutdown. Unlike last December, when Congress approved a continuing resolution for the entirety of the federal government’s spending, this year they only had to pass a CR for 7 of the year’s 12 spending bills.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, December 07, 2018


At the State Level, Medicaid Programs Are Changing For Better and For Worse

AIDS United provides an overview of the current state of Medicaid across the US, focusing on the impact of midterm elections on the program and the recent increase in Section 1115 waivers approved by the Trump administration that add work requirements to state Medicaid programs

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, December 07, 2018


Meet Health Equity Hero Yolo Akili Robinson

Together with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, AIDS United is celebrating people who are making health equity a reality in their community and bringing us closer to ending the HIV epidemic in this country. We are proud to announce that the recipient of the 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity, presented by AIDS United, is Yolo Akili Robinson!

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Friday, December 07, 2018


Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule Would Derail Efforts to End the US HIV Epidemic

The Trump administration's proposed changes to the Public Charge rule are unacceptable and deeply dangerous not just to the immigrants it directly impacts, but to US citizens as well. Beyond being immoral and discriminatory, the rule change would severely limit efforts to end the domestic HIV epidemic by driving immigrants living with or at risk of contracting HIV out of care.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, December 07, 2018


Why Alex Walks: To End HIV

AIDS United is participating in Whitman Walker Health's annual Walk to End HIV on World AIDS Day, and Alex Smith, our Senior Policy Manager, is currently the lead fundraiser. Alex has also devoted his career to the health and rights of marginalized communities through the coupling of sound public policy and the meaningful involvement of people living with HIV and other marginalized persons. We decided to take this opportunity to highlight Alex as our start AIDS Walk team member and to learn a bit more about his work, motivations, and hopes on this World AIDS Day.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Friday, November 30, 2018


Highlighting Our Resilience on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Kiara St. James on the resilience of trans communities.

Posted By: Guest Blogger: Kiara St. James, New York Transgender Advocacy Group - Monday, November 19, 2018


Amid a Changing House & Uncertain Senate, HIV Advocates Look to Make Gains in 2019

While there is still plenty that is left to be done over the next few weeks during the Lame Duck session of Congress, it is hard for HIV and health care advocates not to look past the imminent back-and-forth’s over federal spending for the current fiscal year towards the new legislative opportunities that may present themselves next year.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, November 16, 2018


Mourning Those We’ve Lost and Supporting Survivors on TDOR and Every Day

Zane Stephens, co-founder and director of the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico, reflects on Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Posted By: Guest Blogger: Zane Stephens, Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico - Friday, November 16, 2018


2 Years in the Making, The Blue Wave Delivers as Promised on Election Day

While the dust has yet to fully settle from Tuesday’s midterm elections, it is now abundantly clear that the “blue wave” that had been predicted and presaged by a slew of Democratic special election victories and by broad popular discontent with the policies of President Trump and many of his fellow Republicans in Congress has indeed come to pass.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, November 09, 2018

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