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On Our Terms Community Listening Session next Thursday!

Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) and Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD) are hosting a FREE Community Listening Session at Oakland’s own Oakstop next week! On June 14th, 2018, from 5:30-8:30 PM, women of color are showing up and speaking up for their needs and desires at a fun and empowering event that […]

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New report from HealthHIV Identifies Common Barriers to Service Implementation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2018 CONTACT Marissa Tonelli: 202-507-4731 marissa@healthhiv.org Most ASOs/CBOs in U.S. Have Increased Services Yet May Lack Fiscal Resources to Meet Demand National Survey on State of ASOs/CBOs Identifies Key Trends Among HIV Organizations, Coincides with National ASO/CBO Directory Launch Washington, DC – AIDS Service Organizations and Community-Based Organizations (ASOs/CBOs) need more […]

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WORLD is hiring!

WORLD has an immediate opening for Program Services Manager! We are looking for an outstanding individual, with a track record of leadership in the field of health and human services, to join our wonderful team of intelligent, powerful women. Check out the job description and instructions on how to apply HERE. We can’t wait to […]

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Applications for WORLD’s Summer Retreat are Available!

Check out our retreat page to learn more about WORLD’s incredible getaways for positive women, and download the application for our 41st retreat, coming up August 14-16, 2018!

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National Transgender HIV Testing Day: You Deserve to Know Your Status

We at WORLD embrace National Transgender HIV Testing Day because we are empowered by the recognition of trans people as embodying valuable and beautiful lives that deserve to be lived to the fullest. We disavow the notion of human beings as “risky;” we recognize that HIV is a disease that feeds on stigma, silence and shame. We refuse to stigmatize, we repudiate shaming, and we will never be silent!

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#March for our Lives!

I am watching the #March for our Lives. And I am bawling. Big tears streaming, snot running, heaving, gasping, uncontrollable, unconscious bawling. I am watching Miley Cyrus singing “The Climb” with the crowd passionately joining in and I am experiencing a surreal state of confusion about why I am so moved. I have never related […]

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