International Condom Day!

Translation   This year, WORLD will be teaming up with AHF on Thursday, February 12th at Laney College in Oakland to promote  the use of condoms as a means of preventing unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) We hope to see you there! International Condom Day Facts  According to the CDC, 1 in 20 Americans […]

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Celebrate Jane Maxwell’s 50 years of health activism!

TranslationJoin Hesperian Health Guides and other local organizations as we celebrate Jane Maxwell’s 50 years of health activism! Light food and refreshments will be served. Friday, February 6, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST) Berkeley, CA Click Here to RSVP! Hesperian Health Guides Friday, February 6, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 10

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Translation     Lamia Beard, “…never feared living in her truth and standing up for herself.”” It is disheartening that we start 2015 with the loss of yet another life to violence for “living in their truth”.  What is known is that Lamia Beard, a Norfolk, VA resident died because she lived in a […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Nena’s Retirement Party

TranslationJoin WORLD in a celebration and send-off of Nena Bridges! As of the new year, Nena has retired and we want to say goodbye to her in style! January 23rd 2015 5:30 pm @ Club BNB (Bench & Bar) 2120 Broadway   

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Happy Holidays

Translation     from our world to yours.   Wishing you and your loved ones peace, health, happiness and prosperity in the coming New Year.

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WORLD mourns the passing of Board Member Kari Eells

Translation Aug 16, 1945 – Dec 12, 2014 Kari Eells, a quiet accountant from Morris, New York who became the bedrock of one of the nation’s preeminent disability rights organizations and a critical member of our board passed away at sunset on December 12th after a short illness, surrounded by family and love. She was […]

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