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According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in 2014, almost 11,000 Latinos and Hispanics were diagnosed with HIV. That’s nearly a quarter of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. The rate of HIV diagnosis is four times higher for Latinas compared to white women and three times higher for Latino men than white […]

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YOU ARE INVITED! WORLD’s 25th Anniversary – Celebrating 25 Years of Positive Action

Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD) is pleased to extend this special invitation to you for our 25th Anniversary Celebration in the heart of Oakland on November 17, 2016.  Our theme, “Still We Rise: Celebrating 25 Years of  Positive Action“, highlights 25 years of peer-based services, advocacy, and support for HIV-positive women and their […]

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Join us TODAY at USCA: “Power In Our Hands” 6 PM @ Diplomat Hotel!

Are you attending #USCA this year in Florida? If so, join us for… “Power In Our Hands: A celebration of female condoms” Friday, September 16th – 6 PM to 8 PM. The Diplomat Hotel, 2nd Floor North Foyer, 555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL You will still be able to take part in all of the USCA […]

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SAVE THE DATE: WORLD’s 25th Anniversary!

  November 17, 2016 @ Holy Redeemers Center, Oakland CA For more information on this celebration: Want to attend? Interested in being a sponsor? Or call (510) 986-0340 and ask for Gerri Robinson or Casey Zirbel See you on November 17! And stay tuned for more details; Invitations and requests for sponsorship will be […]

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RSVP: 30 for 30 Campaign Webinar on August 8

30 for 30 Campaign Webinar: Ending Personal/Structural Violence and Addressing Trauma to Intervene on the HIV Epidemic Among Women Wed, Aug 10, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PST Please join the 30 for 30 Campaign on August 10th for a webinar addressing the contributing effects personal and structural violence have on the HIV epidemic among women. […]

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Reflecting on the Violence of Last Week

“It is time for us to lift our heads out of the sand and face the truth that all is not well in our house. It is time to talk about race in America. We must accept the hard truth that this overdue national conversation can no longer be deferred.” – Cynthia Carey-Grant, WORLD Executive […]

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