Tag Archives: HIV

Exciting News About our HIV Outreach

New York City’s AIDS case rate is three times that of the national average. HIV is the third leading cause of death for New York City residents aged 35 to 54. One in five Americans living with HIV today doesn’t even realize it. As you well know, HIV/AIDS education, testing, and outreach are a big […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we were paying attention to last week: December 1 was World AIDS Day, and PPNYC provided free testing in Washington Square park. Foster Kamer over at the Village Voice wrote about it. Voice of America did a story on our testing on World AIDS Day. Univision Channel 41 […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to in the last week: Welcome back from Thanksgiving! Have any difficult conversations over the holiday? Let us know how they went! Speaking of Thanksgiving, our Thanksgiving Talking Guide was picked up on RH Reality Check. As you know, the NY City Council has been holding hearings on legislation […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been paying attention to this week: Fantastic piece in the Staten Island Advance about Planned Parenthood of New York City beginning to offer services there. NY1 also covered the expansion. Feministing did a trivia giveaway for the National Sex Ed Week of Action. As did Feministe. […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York’s endorsement of Tom DiNapoli for New York Comptroller is picked by the Albany Times Union. The Gotham Gazette has a big piece on NY State Republicans. Metro NY does a Happy Birthday 19th Amendment piece. And the […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: DNA Info writes about a public school that moved into a catholic-church owned building and was subsequently banned from teaching sex ed. The CDC estimates that 1 in 16 Black men will contract HIV. NY Times talks about videoconferencing a medical abortion. The […]

Women and Girls: Get Free HIV Tests on March 8!

For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, PPNYC’s Bronx Center is offering free HIV/AIDS tests to women and girls from 9am to 4pm on Monday, March 8 (as long as supplies last). No appointment needed. So come on in!

What you should have read, but might have missed, over the past few weeks.

Welcome back! Hope you’re well-rested and had a great new year. Here are a few of the important news stories you may have missed over the holidays: The Senate passed a health care reform bill which includes language severely restricting access to abortion. Senator Brownback has an op ed about how the Nelson abortion language […]

Awesome feature on our Project Street Beat

Good Morning! Do you know about PPNYC’s Project Street Beat? They’re an amazing program that does street-based outreach to at-risk populations that, as they put it, “live and/or work on the street.” Well Time Out New York just ran a fantastic feature on the program. They came along with us for a night and got […]