Tag: We Can End AIDS March

Wouldn’t Want to Be Anywhere Else – Reflections of a Young WCEA Organizer on Past & Present IACs

Wouldn’t Want to Be Anywhere Else – Reflections of a Young WCEA Organizer on Past & Present IACs

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wouldn’t Want to Be Anywhere Else Reflecting on the Present and Past International AIDS Conferences & Lessons Learned By Aleza Summit Moving up and down the masses of people on K street yesterday at the Harm Reduction and Human Rights branch of We Can End AIDS march, waiting for the light to change, I passed [...]

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Stepping Off and Stepping Up – Building Leaders by Taking the Streets

Stepping Off and Stepping Up – Building Leaders by Taking the Streets

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stepping Off and Stepping Up – Building Leaders by Taking the Streets A Reflection from a First-Time March Organizer for the We Can End AIDS Mobilization By Jim Merrell, HIV PJA On Tuesday July 24, I had the distinct pleasure and unique thrill of being on the tactical team of the Harm Reduction & Human [...]

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WCEA Protestors Begin to get Arrested in Civil Disobedience

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

WCEA protestors defiantly sit in front of the White House fence, as the first arrests begin. Protestors continue to chant with crowd gathered around a fenced buffer-zone installed by White House security. Among the first arrested was Laura Thomas of the Drug Policy Alliance and a steering committee member for HIV PJA. Read an inspirational, [...]

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WCEA Protestors Tie Symbols of the Epidemic to the White House Fence

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

WCEA protestors from each branch collect symbols of the epidemic, ranging from dollar bills to pill bottles, and begin to tie it to the White House fence in a powerful display of civil disobedience.

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VOCAL-NY: A Passionate Call for Harm Reduction

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

A VOCAL-NY (Voices of Community Advocates & Leaders in New York) representative, Wayne Starks, speaks passionately at the WCEA rally point in Lafayette Park about the need for federal support for harm reduction as a high-impact prevention strategy to combat HIV/AIDS nationwide.

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