Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“WE SHALL OVERCOME BECAUSE THE ARC OF THE MORAL UNIVERSE IS LONG BUT IT BENDS TOWARD JUSTICE”

Today, this statement by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr continues to offer hope and to drive us as we individually and collectively work towards the day when racism no longer defines the choices and outcomes of the lives of people of color in America. 

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How One Organization Uses Rapid Initiation to Link People from HIV Testing to Care

Medical advances are one of the major developments that allow us to envision and work towards ending the HIV epidemic nationally and in Texas.  New testing technologies and better medications make it possible to achieve our goal.  One of these new strategies is “rapid start” treatment processes.  Sometimes called “test and treat” these processes can connect newly diagnosed individuals to treatment and provide medication in one day.

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World AIDS Day 2019

World AIDS Day began in 1988 to draw attention to the HIV crisis ravaging communities across the globe.  Since its beginning, it has served as a time to pause and remember the devastating impact that HIV has had on communities and families.  As we collectively envision an end to HIV, and as we work to bring that vision to reality, we must also pause to remember the history and lives that have brought us to this time.  The possibilities that we see now are only because of the tireless work of so many activists, communities, and individuals who gave everything in the hope that one day this would be over. 

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