Upcoming Events with WORLD

Hope to see you at our next events!

Better Living: is an interactive women’s empowerment workshop focused on developing skills to help live better and reduce stress. Decision making and problem solving skills are taught to help participants make informed and safe decisions about disclosure and behavior. Sessions are for self-identified positive women. Must attend all sessions to receive a certificate and $50. Contact Janice Anderson janderson@womenhiv.org (510)986-0340 for more info.

Sessions dates are: 7/21, 7/24, 7/28, 7/31 from 1pm-3pm at WORLD 389 30th St, Oakland, CA 94609


Cupcakes & Condoms: The Red Pump Project presents a FREE event bringing women and girls together for an afternoon of complimentary desserts while engaging in dialogue designed to foster healthy intimate relationships and promote positive choices to aid in the prevention of HIV and STIs.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from a passionate panel of female activists, advocates and experts who will discuss HIV, stigma and other issues surrounding the epidemic. It’s a “healthy love” party so grab your girlfriend, your red pumps (flats) and bring your sweet tooth, open mind and get ready for an interesting afternoon! Teens are welcome to attend!

 Saturday 7/29 2pm – 4pm at Oakstop 1721 Broadway #201, Oakland, CA 94612

 

National Night Out: WORLD will be tabling with CAL-PEP and EBALDC for this year’s event. National Night out is America’s night out and a time for neighbors to get together to have a block party, ice cream social, potluck, or other event to build neighborhood spirit and unity. Come meet WORLD’s outreach peers to learn more about our programs and services in your neighborhood!

Tuesday 8/1 from 4pm-8pm at CAL-PEP 2811 Adeline St., Oakland, CA 94608 and 5pm-7pm at Lionscreek Crossings Park  6951 Lion Way, Oakland, CA 94621

 

Health Care Town Hall: Join us for our FREE Healthcare Town Hall to hear from your representatives on topics that are important to you including HIV/AIDS, Housing, and Healthcare. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP here worldtownhall.eventbrite.com

Thursday 8/3 from 4:30pm-7PM at the Miraculous Word Christian Center at 2723 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA

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Health Care Town Hall

Join us on August 3rd for our Healthcare Town Hall to hear from your representatives on topics that are important to you including HIV/AIDS, Housing, and Healthcare. Light refreshments will be provided. The discussion will be taking place at the Miraculous Word Christian Center at 2723 San Pablo Ave Oakland, CA, see you there!

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National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

May 19th marks National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It is a day to break the silence about HIV and AIDS in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities, fight stigma, and encourage individuals to get tested for HIV. The number of HIV diagnoses among Asians in the United States has increased in recent […]

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National Trans HIV/AIDS Testing Day – by Jasmine Powell

Lost, afraid, confused, abandoned, over-looked, pushed aside, forgotten, misunderstood, and ashamed… These are just a pinch of the struggles that we face in the Trans community. But one of the biggest struggles we face is knowing our HIV status. In the Trans community, we need to stand up and be front and center in our […]

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April 10th 2017 IS National Youth HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY

WORLD WOULD LIKE TO SPREAD AWARENESS TO YOUTH ALL AROUND THE GLOBE, BUT YOU CANT SPREAD ANYTHING UNLESS YOU START AT HOME. TODAY WE WANT TO REMIND OUR YOUTH TO STAY UP ON THEIR SEXUAL HEALTH, SEX AND YOUTH ARE SOMETIMES SENSITIVE TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED, BUT WE HAVE TO HAVE THESE CONVERSATIONS IN ORDER […]

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WORLD Congratulates Executive Director Cynthia Carey-Grant For Prestigious Sabbatical Award

Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases is proud to announce that Executive Director Cynthia Carey-Grant is one of eight nonprofit executives in California recognized with the 2016 CA Wellness Sabbatical Program Award. The California Wellness Foundation Sabbatical Program Award was created to improve the long-term effectiveness of health-focused nonprofits by providing their executives with […]

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