Category Archives: Community

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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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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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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Join WORLD as we celebrate the season of renewal, rebirth, reaffirmation and rejoice in gratitude for all our blessings during this past year

In these uncertain times, we want to remind our extended family of friends, partners and clients that this is the time to plant seeds of hope, faith and love. As every gardener knows, it is the seedlings that germinate in the rich dark soil of winter’s trials that produce the first beautiful blooms of spring. […]

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WORLD Mourns The Loss of Gina Quattrochi, CEO of Bailey House

Gina Quattrochi was a fierce woman working to better the lives of those living with HIV and the WORLD family is saddened by the news of her passing on December 13th. Gina was CEO of Bailey House for 25 years. During her time at Bailey House, Gina played an influential role in making Bailey House […]

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World AIDS Day 2016: Reflections from WORLD

  The WORLD family wrote several reflections for World AIDS Day that we would like to share with you: “Decades after the first sightings of HIV, we have come a long way. There have been biomedical advancements that are helping people live longer, healthier lives. And I’m thankful for these advancements. But we still have […]

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