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LAC NYS Policy Director to Speak at Event In Honor of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 9, 2010 Leave a comment

In Honor of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day




When: Friday, March 12, 2010

Time: 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: 306-308 West 38th Street, Suite 601
(Between 8th & 9th Avenues)
New York, NY 10018

Please RSVP with Ms. Diaz at (212)-564-3282; E-mail: smartuniv [at] aol [dot]com


12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:30pm The State of the Federal budget on Women and Youth-Centered Services in NYC

Brittany Allen, Executive Director, New York AIDS Coalition

1:30-3:00pm The State of the State and City budget on Women and Youth-Centered Services in NYC

Tracie Gardner, Director of New York State Policy & Coordinator of WISH-NY (Women’s Initiative to Stop HIV), Legal Action Center

3:00-4:30pm Take Action

Rona Taylor, The Women’s HIV Collaborative


YWCHAC Quarterly Meeting: The Role of Media in HIV Prevention for Young Women of Color

February 17, 2010 Leave a comment

This Friday, February 19, the Young Women of Color HIV/AIDS Coalition (YWCHAC) will host their quarterly meeting. The event will focus on the role of media in HIV prevention for young women of color.

YWCHAC is an organization for, and of, young women of color that fosters their development in organizing and advocacy skills while supporting them to make healthy life choices and maximizing their human potential to change the climate in which decisions about them are being made. Their mission is to address the increasing HIV rates among young women of color 13-24, through building partnerships with individuals and organizations that serve and empower adolescents.

Click here for more information, or to register for Friday’s event.


YWCHAC Quarterly Meeting

The Role of Media in HIV Prevention for Young Women of Color


Friday, February 19th, 2010

Panelists Include:

Stephen Howard, WBAI

Sonia Lockett, BET

Reggie Nance, EMMI Communications

Kellee Terrell, Activist and Author

Akiba Solomon, Writer and Editor

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

434 West 33rd Street, Penthouse
New York, NY

From 10 am to 2pm

Breakfast will be provided

Call to Action: Recovery Legislative Day – February 2, 2010

January 22, 2010 Leave a comment

Friends of Recovery–NY (FOR-NY), a statewide coalition of men and women in recovery from addiction, is organizing an advocacy Legislative Day to meet with our elected officials in Albany to support policies and programs that would bring more people into recovery.

For more information about FOR-NY and the the impetus and vision for the February 2nd Legislative Day, read Board Member Howard Josepher’s letter to advocates.

Friends of Recovery - NY Recovery Legislative Day

FPI Budget Briefings in Albany and NYC: Schedule and Registration

January 22, 2010 Leave a comment

On Tuesday, February 2nd in Albany and on Thursday, February 4th in New York City, the Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) will present briefings on the New York State budget. And, on Tuesday, February 9th, in New York City, FPI will present a briefing on the New York City budget.

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