Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hepatitis C killing more Americans than HIV: studies

By Amy Norton NEW YORK | Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:06pm EST (Reuters Health) – Hepatitis C has surpassed HIV as a killer of U.S. adults, and screening all “baby boomers” could be one way to stem the problem, according … Continue reading

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Al Brown: Creating Mentors, Paying It Forward

One in an occasional series about members of the Black Treatment Advocates Network, a collaborative of HIV/AIDS advocates who connect Black people living with HIV/AIDS to care and treatment, strengthen Black leaders, and advocate for change in policy and research … Continue reading

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2012 Theme: The End of The AIDS Epidemic is in sight with Prayer, Education, Testing and Treatment!

March 4-10, 2012 every Church, Synagogue, Mosque, Temple and Home is invited to join in prayer, education, advocacy and service for healing of AIDS in the United States and the world. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, in a recent speech … Continue reading

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OWH Monthly Updates February 2012

ANNOUNCEMENTS National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – March 10 The Office on Women’s Health is the lead on this event. Resources may be found online at http://www.womenshealth.gov/nwghaad/ SAVE THE DATE – Tuesday, March 6, 3 – 4 p.m. … Continue reading

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NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARNESS DAY (NBHAAD)

Today, February 7, is the 12th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD).  As the HIV/AIDS community focuses and repurposes its services and programs to help realize the very real potential that we could end this epidemic in our lifetime, … Continue reading

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

A Special Message from Senator Vincent Hughes and Sheryl Lee Ralph Watch Message You can find out more specifics about the HIV/AIDS Awareness and provide your feedback on my website at senatorhughes.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter (@SenatorHughes).

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JRC Celebrates Ninth Circuit Court Ruling That Prop 8 is Unconstitutional

CALIFORNIA BLACK LGBT ORGANIZATION COMMENDS TODAY’S LANDMARK PROP 8 RULING Striking Down Discriminatory Measure Affirms Civil Right to Marry for All LOS ANGELES, CA - The Barbara Jordan / Bayard Rustin Coalition (Jordan Rustin Coalition) commend today’s ruling by the Ninth … Continue reading

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Congressional and Major HIV Events Calendar for 2012

Feb 7 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Feb 13 Administration Budget Release (important because it begins the Congressional budget/appropriations legislative season) Feb 28 – 29 Meeting of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) Washington, D.C. Mar 10 National Women and … Continue reading

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Tell your Senator: Protect women and girls from rape!

This week, the influential Senate Judiciary Committee will meet to vote on the 2011 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA). If Congress fails to renew VAWA, many thousands of women will be left more vulnerable to abuse – including women … Continue reading

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R.E.A.D.Y. Re-Entry Advocacy Developed for You

RESOURCE FAIR FOR EX-OFFENDERS WHEN: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 10am-12pm Every 3rd Wednesday of each month March 21st; April 18th; May 16th; June 20th, July 18th; August 15th; September 19th; October 17th; November 21st; December 19th WHERE: 5801 S. … Continue reading

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