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Looking at the Work to #StopHIVTogether in Puerto Rico this National Latinx HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

This National Latinx HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS United’s own Anselmo Fonseca shares his story and work to empower communities in Puerto Rico to stop HIV together.

Posted By: Anselmo Fonseca - Wednesday, October 14, 2020


Mirando al Trabajo para “#StopHIVTogether” en Puerto Rico este Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA latinos

Este Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el VIH/SIDA latinos, Anselmo Fonseca, de AIDS United, comparte su historia y su trabajo para apoderar a las comunidades en Puerto Rico para detener el VIH juntos.

Posted By: Anselmo Fonseca - Wednesday, October 14, 2020


AIDS United remembers Henry van Ameringen

In more than a decade of giving, Henry van Ameringen supported some of AIDS United’s most challenging work and never wavered in his commitment to helping the most marginalized. Support from the H. van Ameringen Foundation has expanded the reach and scope of HIV and harm reduction services across the country, particularly in rural areas and Puerto Rico.

Posted By: Anselmo Fonseca, Julio J. Fonseca, Zach Ford - Wednesday, October 07, 2020


In Puerto Rico, A Governor Without Allies

In this guest blog, Puerto Rico Concra's Executive Director Rosaura López-Fontanez talks about the situation on the island surrounding Governor Ricardo Rosello's resignation, corruption within their government, and why the people of Puerto Rico took to the streets to demand change.

Posted By: Rosaura López-Fontanez, MSW/LCSW, Puerto Rico Concra - Friday, July 26, 2019


Striving for a Stronger Puerto Rico

A longtime advocate for Puerto Rico and people living with and affected by HIV, Rosaura López Fontánez,has been working in the HIV field for 35 years, with 20 of them at PR CONCRA.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Monday, July 08, 2019


Meet Anselmo Fonseca: AIDS United Program Manager in Puerto Rico

This year, Anselmo Fonseca joined the AIDS United team as a program manager working from Puerto Rico. We caught up with Anselmo to learn more about his life, his plans for his new position, and how he stays motivated in this work.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Friday, July 05, 2019


Stepping Away from the HIV Kumbaya

Alejandro Acosta reflects on his HIV diagnosis and how it motivates him to share his story and educate others.

Posted By: Guest Blogger: Alejandro Acosta, HIV Project Coordinator, Equality Florida - Wednesday, October 31, 2018


A Good Samaritan Bill In Puerto Rico Would Save Lives, So Why Isn't It Passed?

While the opioid epidemic has made headlines in the US over the past few years, little of the attention paid to the epidemic has been on drug users of color. In Puerto Rico, the deadly combination of Hurricane Maria and the influx of fentanyl to the island has been devastating. But, there is a piece of legislation that could provide hope.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, October 26, 2018


AIDS United at the 2018 National Harm Reduction Conference

Next week, October 18-21, the Harm Reduction Conference will take place in New Orleans, LA. The conference is the most widely attended harm reduction gathering in the nation, and the only conference of its kind in the United States. And AIDS United will be there in full force!

Posted By: AIDS United - Wednesday, October 10, 2018


Puerto Rico can’t be left out or left behind

Last weekend, AIDS United staff had the opportunity to attend Lazos Creando Fuerzas (Connections Creating Strengths) in San Juan, the fifteenth conference of Puerto Rico CoNCRA, a community organization serving Puerto Ricans living with and affected by HIV.

Posted By: Paola Barahona - Friday, August 31, 2018

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