From Harlem To Hollis “1 In 8 People Living With HIV Do Not Know They Are Infected”

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 marks the annual National HIV Testing Day, and The Alliance for Positive Change will be out in force encouraging New Yorkers to play their part in ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Continue Reading →

Iris House Launches New HIV Awareness Campaign For Women And Girls

Did you know that the likelihood of an African-American woman being diagnosed with HIV in her lifetime is 1 in 32, and for a Latina is 1 in 106, but for a white woman, it’s 1 in 526? Continue Reading →

Keep A Child Alive By Bidding On Unique Items From Harlem’s Alicia Keys And More!

alicia-keys-in-harlemHarlem born Alicia Keys and her non-profit Keep A Child Alive have teamed up with eBay for an amazing auction with memorabilia from some of our favorite celebs. There is something for everyone. Continue Reading →

Lady Gaga Visits LGBT Homeless Shelter In Harlem

lady-gaga-in-harlemLady Gaga’s new album Joanne was hailed as the singer’s most personal work to date upon its release in October; now, the “Million Reasons” singer has given fans an even deeper glimpse into her life during a powerful segment on NBC’s TodayContinue Reading →

Interview: Harlem Hospital’s Dr. Simona Bratu Talks HIV/AIDS

dr-simona-bratu1World AIDS Day, is celebrated annually on December 1st, it recognizes advancements in the global fight against HIV/AIDS, honors those who lost their lives to the virus, and serves as a reminder to prioritize sexual health by getting an HIV test. Continue Reading →

de Blasio’s Health Department Releases 2015 Data Showing HIV Diagnoses Has Dropped

mayor-de-blasio1The Health Department today released its 2015 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, which shows that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has fallen below 2,500 for the first time in the history of the epidemic. Continue Reading →

New HIV Outreach Effort Distributes Over 1,700 Free HIV Self-Test Kits To New Yorkers

mayor-de-blasio1At the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference in Denver, the New York City Health Department today presented findings from a new and successful outreach effort that distributes free HIV self-test kits to New Yorkers among populations overrepresented in the NYC HIV epidemic – men and transgender people who have sex with men (MTSM). Continue Reading →

Cuomo Announces Milestones In Ending the AIDS From Harlem To The Hudson

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedOn July 13, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State is on track to End the AIDS Epidemic (EtE) and reduce the number of new HIV infections from 3,000 per year to fewer than 750 by the end of 2020, according to the latest data released by the New York State Department of Health. Continue Reading →

Jacquelyn Kilmer, Harlem United CEO Responds To Historic Housing, Transportation, And Nutritional Support Expansion

Jacquelyn KilmerToday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that all individuals in New York City will become eligible to receive housing, transportation, and nutritional support immediately upon diagnosis of HIV infection. Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo For New Legislation To End The AIDS Epidemic In New York State

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedOn Sunday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced new legislation critical to ending the AIDS epidemic in New York State. Continue Reading →