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4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work purpose

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.
Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert method

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.
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.
GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men people

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.
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.
Philadelphia FIGHT started as a small HIV research center in 1990. Now, it serves over 3,000 people at 3 locations people

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.
This new report from the Office of HIV Planning accounts for things like incarceration and racism method

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?
Inside Nikki López’s life on the ‘borderlands’ of identity people

Aug. 25, 2016 11:33 am

Inside Nikki López’s life on the ‘borderlands’ of identity

The DJ, poet and organizer will lead GALAEI, a multiservice nonprofit serving the city's queer Latinx community, as its executive director starting in September.
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.

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