HIV/AIDS

Shame on Gov. Hochul: Final State Budget Fails Marginalized New Yorkers Across the Board; All Eyes on Legislature to Take Lead

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  SHAME ON GOV. HOCHUL: FINAL STATE BUDGET FAILS MARGINALIZED NEW YORKERS ACROSS THE BOARD; ALL EYES ON LEGISLATURE TO TAKE LEAD Governor Hochul Stripped the Rights And Safety of Marginalized Communities — No Different Than GOP-Held States Across the Country NEW YORK — Last night, lawmakers voted to pass a final New York State …

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VOCAL-NY 2022 ANNUAL REPORT

We entered 2022 riding the highs of the previous year, our most successful New YorkState legislative session ever. We knew we had our work cut out for us. Stateand city budgets placed an emphasis on gutting essential services forlow-income New Yorkers and prioritizing investments in criminalization,incarceration, and lining the pockets of the wealthiest. While elected …

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VOCAL-NY Celebrates Progressive Victory in Chicago Mayoral Run-Off

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  VOCAL-NY CELEBRATES PROGRESSIVE VICTORY IN CHICAGO MAYORAL RUN-OFF New York State Leadership is on Notice: Voters Want Progress, and We Won’t Settle for the Status Quo or Punitive Crime Policies of Decades Past NEW YORK — In response to Progressive Brandon Johnson being elected as Chicago’s next mayor, VOCAL-NY released the following statement, attributable to …

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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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