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Housing Activists in the House, Brazilian Activists Pressure on PEPFAR: Good Morning Global Village!

Housing Activists in the House, Brazilian Activists Pressure on PEPFAR: Good Morning Global Village!

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Housing Activists in the House, Brazilian Activists Pressure on PEPFAR: Good Morning Global Village! Drums, bells, chanting seems to be commonplace in the Global Village today. But housing activists from Housing Works took to the Global Village early this morning to send the reminder that housing continues to be a strong social determinant that impacts [...]

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Gambian Activist Mo’ Barry Takes On Congressional Panel @ AIDS 2012

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mohammed (Mo’) Barry takes an impassioned stance in front of a Congressional Panel composed of Senators Coon, Enzi, Frist, & Rubio as the crowd cheers on in support. Watch and listen as Barry tells his story of traveling from Africa, the plight of HIV/AIDS, and need to reauthorize PEPFAR and mitigate poverty. Video Credit: Julie [...]

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HIV/AIDS & Sex Worker Rights Activists Interrupt Congressional Panel Session

HIV/AIDS & Sex Worker Rights Activists Interrupt Congressional Panel Session

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

AIDS & Sex Worker Rights Activists Interrupt Congressional Panel Session Both Applaud & Loudly Protest Panelist’s Responses to PEPFAR, Treatment Access, and HIV Criminalization HIV/AIDS & Sex Worker Rights activists interrupt a session regarding funding global and national HIV/AIDS initiatives with a congressional panel that included Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida), senator of a state with [...]

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TODAY: Public Support Needed For 2PM Rally at the Senate!

TODAY: Public Support Needed For 2PM Rally at the Senate!

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you didn’t get enough rally on yesterday, there’s an event at the Senate for a hugely important issue – opposing automatic cuts resulting from sequestration and supporting a balanced approach to deficit reduction: On January 2, 2013, the vast majority of federal nondefense discretionary (NDD) programs will face deep, across-the board cuts. Affected programs [...]

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Today’s Post-WCEA Actions – Call to Participate!

Today’s Post-WCEA Actions – Call to Participate!

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

An HIV/AIDS activist’s job is never over. Below is a list of other actions occurring in and around AIDS 2012 TODAY. Please participate and support these actions: 11:00am at French Govt Booth (now): Demand France change its obnoxious policy that denies embalmment to PLHIV 1:00pm Mitt Romney + US Congress must Fund the End of [...]

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