HIV/AIDS

VOCAL-NY Applauds NYS Senate and Assembly for Prioritizing Housing and Overdose Prevention in Budget Proposals

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS NYS SENATE AND ASSEMBLY FOR PRIORITIZING HOUSING AND OVERDOSE PREVENTION IN BUDGET PROPOSALS After Weeks of Advocacy in Albany, State Lawmakers Heard Concerns and Addressed Them in Their One-House Budget Proposals  NEW YORK — Today, in response to the release of the Senate and Assembly One-House Budgets, VOCAL-NY released the following statement, …

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VOCAL-NY Applauds Passage of Rest of State AIDS Housing Bill Through Senate Social Services Committee

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF REST OF STATE AIDS HOUSING BILL THROUGH SENATE SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE Advocates Continue to Urge Assembly to Prioritize Funding for Statewide AIDS Housing With Legislation and Inclusion in One-House Budgets NEW YORK — Today, in response to the New York State Senate Social Services Committee voting Rest of State Housing …

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VOCAL-NY Applauds NYC Council Resolution Urging New York State to Fund and Pass Rest of State Housing

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS NYC COUNCIL RESOLUTION URGING NEW YORK STATE TO FUND AND PASS REST OF STATE HOUSING Resolution Calls for a HASA-like Program to be Funded and Expanded Statewide so All New Yorkers Living With HIV/AIDS Have Access to Rental, Transportation, and Nutrition Assistance NEW YORK — Today, in response to a new NYC …

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On Natl. Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, VOCAL-NY Calls for Budget Funding for Statewide Housing for New Yorkers Living With HIV

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  ON NATL. BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY, VOCAL-NY CALLS FOR FUNDING FOR STATEWIDE HOUSING FOR NEW YORKERS LIVING WITH HIV VOCAL-NY is Calling for State Lawmakers to Include Funding for Rest of State Housing for People Living with HIV/AIDS in Their One-House Budgets NEW YORK — Today, to honor National Black HIV Awareness Day …

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VOCAL-NY Responds to Mayor Adams’ State of the City

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  VOCAL-NY RESPONDS TO MAYOR ADAMS’ STATE OF THE CITY See VOCAL-NY’s 2023 Policy Platform for Mayor Adams and the New York City Council NEW YORK — Today, in response to Mayor Adams second annual State of the City, VOCAL-NY released the following statement, attributable to Jawanza Williams, VOCAL-NY Director of Organizing: “Today we heard little about …

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2023-2024 New York State Budget Platform

The continued harm from criminalization, incarceration, and the legacy of former Governor Cuomo’s austerity have resulted in a historic number of New Yorkers dying from preventable overdoses, record high homelessness, increased rates of hepatitis C and emerging HIV clusters. This session, our state must continue the momentum from last year and reverse these harms by …

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On World AIDS Day, New Yorkers Demand Gov. Hochul Keep Promises to LGBTQ Community and Invest in Housing for People Living With HIV

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  ON WORLD AIDS DAY, NEW YORKERS DEMAND GOV. HOCHUL KEEP PROMISES TO LGBTQ COMMUNITY AND INVEST IN HOUSING FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV NEW YORK —  Today, on World AIDS Day, leaders with VOCAL-NY’s Positive Leaders Union called on Governor Hochul to make good on promises in her World AIDS Day Proclamation by investing in statewide rental assistance …

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VOCAL-NY Honors National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org VOCAL-NY HONORS NATIONAL HIV/AIDS AND AGING AWARENESS DAY NEW YORK — Following National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day yesterday (September 18), leaders with VOCAL-NY released the following statements: “I am an excellent example of a woman who is 60 years strong, leading a full and meaningful life, and I say, HIV/AIDS lives with me – …

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