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Taking it to the streets and virtual highways: For we cannot be contained

  Taking it to the streets and virtual highways   Professor Kirby from Australia loudly noted several times during a session at the International AIDS Conference that it was “time to get real.”   It is time to press forward and hold politicians, legislative bodies and fellow community members accountable to the tenets of

The meaning of community and saying “No More to Exclusion”

The meaning of community and saying "No More to Exclusion" No more to exclusion, bigotry and AIDS; a phrase running through the city streets and consciousness of Melbourne. Today in Melbourne the Global MSM Forum Summit was held as part of the precursor activities of the International AIDS Conference. It was

A tale of two “public health” cities in response to AIDS

A tale of two "public health" Cities in response to AIDS Let us start with the conclusion in terms of reaching a world without AIDS: science must intersect with and be married to social justice. The two worlds of public health science and community response need to be synchronized and interdependent.

The Not-So-Long Trek

It’s that time of year again where Commission staff make the trek from NYC to Albany for our annual conference, Reunion Latina. If you ask someone who has attended over the years what they look forward to there, you might hear them describe “Trainings, seeing old friends, workshops, meeting new

And then there were a hundred!!!

We have posted our 100th blog article and we want to take a moment to thank all of our followers! The Institute for Hispanic Health Equity has been blogging for the past year with the intention of raising awareness and discussion on bridging the gap in health disparities throughout the