Jul. 31, 2020 9:15 am
Addressing health inequities in the African American community
If you examine the novel coronavirus, it mirrors how the AIDS epidemic affected African Americans, says guest columnist Gary J. Bell.
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.
Oct. 30, 2018 12:30 pm
4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work
Four experienced nonprofit execs picked four local orgs they think more people should know about. Meet Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, Tree House Books, Urban Creators and Preventing HIV Project.
Jun. 25, 2018 7:42 am
Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert
Teens and young adults make up about one-fifth of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. — and the rate of diagnosis in Philadelphia is five times greater than the national average.
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.
Sep. 7, 2017 12:09 pm
GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men
A new youth program will educate LGBTQ youth on the virus and allow them to create a community art piece on the topic, as Youth Program Manager Francisco Cortes shared in his "Around the Corner" interview.
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.
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.
Sep. 15, 2016 11:57 am
Philadelphia FIGHT started as a small HIV research center in 1990. Now, it serves over 3,000 people at 3 locations
Community Outreach Supervisor Evon Burton describes the healthcare org's expansion in his Around the Corner interview.
Sep. 14, 2016 12:32 pm
This new report from the Office of HIV Planning accounts for things like incarceration and racism
The care and prevention plan mixes community-identified needs with federal goals and local priorities. Pretty cool, right?