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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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Rise Above Event Gallery & Recap

Thank You To Everyone Who Attended and Contributed to our “Rise Above” Event! What a beautiful and moving event! In honor of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and International Women’s Day, WORLD and AHF launched our national campaign, RISE Above, with a bang! With the support of R&B Sensation Goapele, Grammy nominated artist […]

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I RISE – Event Announcement – 3/8/17 in Oakland!

WORLD, in partnership with AHF and other community organizations, will be celebrating National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with Raheem DeVaughn and Goapele!We’ll be talking with them about relationships, love and HIV as we bring awareness to the lives of women and girls living with, or at risk for, HIV. Watch the video for […]

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017

February 7th marks National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: A Day for the African American community to mobilize, talk, test, learn, and get involved as HIV/AIDS continues to be an epidemic in the African American community. How do we end the HIV epidemic in Black America? Join the Twitter Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, February 7, […]

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30 for 30 Campaign Stands in Solidarity with Women’s March on Washington

WORLD and the 30 For 30 Campaign stand with the National Women’s March as we prepare to march locally this Saturday, January 21st. The message below reflects the day of the Women’s March. To participate in the Oakland Women’s March, meet us at the corner of 10th Street and Jackson Street at 10 AM this Saturday. […]

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MLK Day Reflections From WORLD

On this day, let us remember not just a man but a leader, a believer, as well as a high achiever. Some say dreams come true, and Dr King’s “I Have A Dream” speech’s words ring loud in our bodies, minds, and spirits to this day as we look around in our home, our lives, […]

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