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Ada Bello and John Butts receive Spirit of CARIE award, serve as models of lifelong LGBTQ activism purpose

Apr. 7, 2020 8:06 am

Ada Bello and John Butts receive Spirit of CARIE award, serve as models of lifelong LGBTQ activism

Elders from the LGBTQ community look at COVID-19 with 'experience and hard-earned insight,' says guest columnist Diane Menio.
Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic results

Nov. 15, 2017 12:19 pm

Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic

The Kensington nonprofit is celebrating a quarter-century tomorrow. Executive Director Jose Benitez weighs in on how it's evolved and what's next in the fight against overdoses — including the possibility of safe injection sites.
June is AIDS Education Month. Here’s what Philadelphia FIGHT has planned people

May 19, 2017 10:21 am

June is AIDS Education Month. Here’s what Philadelphia FIGHT has planned

Director of Development and Communications Chip Alfred visited "Around the Corner" to talk events and prevention.
‘The revolution will be funded’: Meet the Black and Brown Workers Collective people

Dec. 12, 2016 12:52 pm

‘The revolution will be funded’: Meet the Black and Brown Workers Collective

For the past year, the Black and Brown Workers Collective has been fighting for the rights of Black and Brown nonprofit staffers doing on-the-ground HIV/AIDS work.
This activist wants to take an HIV test with you people

Jun. 24, 2016 8:47 am

This activist wants to take an HIV test with you

Through her HIV/AIDS awareness nonprofit's #TestWithMe campaign, Andrea Walker has taken the blood test alongside over 100 people.
March was full of do-gooders– check them out purpose

Apr. 2, 2015 11:15 am

March was full of do-gooders– check them out

In this this month’s Mo-Ments in Philly Social Impact, there were too many things to include them all, so here are your highlights! Have something you’d like to share for April’s roundup? Email me at mo@generocity.org. [listly  id=”bIO” layout=”magazine” show_header=”false” show_author=”false” show_sharing=”false” show_tools=”false” per_page=”25″]
This Weekend: Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Fair Celebrates National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day purpose

Mar. 3, 2015 12:31 pm

This Weekend: Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Fair Celebrates National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Community health fair will provide women, girls, and families resources to prevent the spread of HIV.
#PhillyChanger Chats: Ethan Blades of ActionAIDS people

Feb. 25, 2015 3:31 pm

#PhillyChanger Chats: Ethan Blades of ActionAIDS

We talked to Ethan Blades about ActionAIDS, a hyperlocal news website that has re-launched in Philadelphia.
An Update on ActionAIDS, Pennsylvania’s Largest AIDS-Related Service Provider people

Oct. 8, 2014 12:08 pm

An Update on ActionAIDS, Pennsylvania’s Largest AIDS-Related Service Provider

Started in 1986, ActionAIDS has grown to become Pennsylvania’s largest AIDS service provider. “ActionAIDS started about 30 years ago when the HIV epidemic was in a very different place than it is now. It was started by a group of folks who were supporting their friends and lovers who were dying of AIDS,” said Theresa […]
Know Your Status Campaign Encourages People to Get Tested for HIV people

Jul. 18, 2014 11:43 am

Know Your Status Campaign Encourages People to Get Tested for HIV

Photo by Dawane L. Cromwell Andrea Walker lost her mother to HIV complications when she was 22 years old. However, it wasn’t until she was 19 that she was fully educated about the disease and its effects. “I really never knew what the extent of what her sickness was,” said Walker. “As I got older, […]

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