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OCT31

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


OCT26

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


OCT10

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


AUG31

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


AUG17

AIDS United First-Ever Trans Leadership Initiative Grantees Make Big Waves in their Communities

This summer marked the conclusion of AIDS United’s inaugural round of Transgender Leadership Initiative (TLI) grants. Over the past year, eight organizations funded through TLI developed and ran community-driven projects to solidify transgender power in our society and respond to the dire affects of the HIV epidemic experienced by transgender communities. In that brief time, our amazing cohort of grantees have accomplished some incredible things.

Posted By: Shannon Wyss, Program Manager - Friday, August 17, 2018


JUL20

We want your feedback on the Ending the Epidemic Plan!

The Act Now End AIDS Coalition want your comments on the Ending the Epidemic Plan!

Posted By: The Act Now End AIDS Coalition - Friday, July 20, 2018


JUL12

HIV Hurricane Relief Effort - There's Still Work to be Done

The HIV Hurricane Relief Effort is unique among AIDS United’s grantmaking portfolios. It was our first fund to support rapid-response grantmaking and remains our only initiative to focus exclusively on this kind of grant. It’s also one of our most flexible funds. Grants can be used to support everything from replacing organizations’ roofs and floors to assisting clients with buying new appliances and mattresses, gaining access to transportation, and purchasing children’s school uniforms.

Posted By: Shannon Wyss, Program Manager - Thursday, July 12, 2018


JUN08

Harvard Study puts Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Death Toll in the Thousands

Last week, a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health study made headlines by estimating the actual number of deaths in Puerto Rico associated with Hurricane Maria as 4,645. We look at the ramifications of this news on people living with HIV on the island and ask HIV service providers and advocates living in Puerto Rico to share their perspective.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, June 08, 2018


DEC19

Our Top Blogs and Articles from 2017

Looking for some holiday reading? Check out these pieces from the past year!

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Tuesday, December 19, 2017


OCT13

Continued Inaction in Washington Compounds Suffering for People of Puerto Rico

Shortly before sunrise on Thursday, President Trump once again took to Twitter, renewing his attacks on the American citizens of Puerto Rico while threatening to cut off aid to the U.S. territory. Placing the blame for the suffering incurred in the wake of Hurricane Maria entirely on the inhabitants and government of Puerto Rico while touting his administration’s response, Trump tweeted that the United States government, “cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever!”

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, October 13, 2017



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