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    Building Power.
    Saving Lives.
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    Building Power.
    Saving Lives.

VOCAL-NY

Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY) is a statewide grassroots membership organization that builds power among low-income people affected by HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, the drug war, homelessness, and mass incarceration in order to create healthy and just communities. We accomplish this through community organizing, leadership development, public education, direct services, participatory research and direct action.

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VOCAL-NY Annual Gala

VOCAL-NY Annual Gala

It’s been another amazing year at VOCAL-NY: Together with our partners, we passed laws to protect tenants in three-quarter houses, expanded eligibility for services for runaway homeless youth, hosted the first-in-the-country summit to end hepatitis...

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2016 VOCAL Annual Report

2016 VOCAL Annual Report

Thanks to you – our wonderful community of members, allies, and supporters – 2016 was another year of success for VOCAL-NY. Together, we expanded access to lifesaving services for over 7,000 HIV+ New Yorkers, lifted barriers to treatment for...

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VOCAL-NY Profiled by Radix Media

VOCAL-NY Profiled by Radix Media

The VOCAL NY team has been profiled by Radix Media. The profile includes an interview with Co-Executive Director Alyssa Aguilera about the work VOCAL-NY is doing in the community.

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VOCAL-NY in the Press

Village Voice: The Man Who’s Been Sent to Rikers 100 Times

A long-ago drug plea deal has left a Brooklyn homeless man on an endless shuttle to jail.

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NY Daily News: Progressive groups want Cuomo action, not just words, on carried interest loophole

Five progressive groups say Gov. Cuomo needs to follow through on his call during last week’s State of the State to close a carried interest loophole that lets managers of private equity funds and hedge funds pay taxes at the low rate that applies to capital gains.

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The Fix: Moving Beyond Opioids: 5 Lessons for the Next Drug Crisis

As Robert Suarez, Organizational Leader of VOCAL-NY, pointed out, “Many of our lighter skinned brothers and sisters affected by opioids are starting to understand what people of color have known for a long time. We are starting to come together to say that the policies of the past will no longer be tolerated....

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