Announcements

Glancing Back, Looking Forward: From 2014 to 2015

  With the start of the New Year, we have a lot to look forward to – and that’s largely because of what we accomplished last year that we can…

Health Care Disparities Update: Bisexuality

Editor’s Note: Our guest blogger for this post on bisexuality and health care disparities – a significant issue for HIV prevention efforts – is Lillian Klasen, a 2014 summer intern…

World AIDS Day 2014: Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation

Editor’s Note: To accompany this World AIDS Day posting, we’re including a photo (below) of ActionAIDS staff and volunteers who helped distribute our Philadelphia Gay News World AIDS Day supplements…

It Gets Better – at the Kimmel Center, November 4-8, 2014

Editor’s Note: ActionAIDS is a proud sponsor of “It Gets Better” this week at the Kimmel Center – a one-week residency full of activities, including a youth led panel, a spoken…

ActionAIDS Commences New Strategic Planning Process

Editor’s Note: In this blog posting, our Executive Director, Kevin J. Burns, discusses our currently ongoing Strategic Planning process. In the photo below, Greg Pierman, ActionAIDS Medical Case Manager, presents…

New ActionAIDS Report Examines Client Access to the Internet

ActionAIDS_ Internet_access_client_survey.pdf Editor’s Note: This posting summarizes the results of our recent new media client survey.  The full report, Philadelphia Story: In Search of the Digital Divide, is now available…

ActionAIDS Observance of National HIV and Aging Awareness Day

Editor’s Note: ActionAIDS has long focused on the needs of older adults with or at risk for HIV.  In this guest blog, Terri Clark, Prevention Services Coordinator at ActionAIDS, outlines…

The Garden of Casa Nueva Vida

    With the Labor Day weekend – signaling the close of another summer season – upon us, we thought there would be no better way to celebrate the changing…

What’s Love Got to Do with It? – Pennsylvania’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling and HIV Prevention

Editor’s Note: We couldn’t think of better photo to accompany this posting on the subject of same-sex marriage than that of ourExecutive Director, Kevin Burns (on left in photo below),…

Social Media: An Opportunity for HIV Prevention

Editor’s Note: Today our guest blogger, Lisa Bevilacqua, summarizes recent research about social media and HIV prevention, an area of special interest for our ActionAIDS HIV prevention efforts.  Lisa is…

Prison to Community Re-Entry – With the Addition of Health Care Coverage

Editor’s Note: Today our guest blogger, Maureen Barden, Soros Justice Fellow at the Pennsylvania Health Law Project, shares information about an important expansion of access to health care for persons…

29 Years … and Counting – ActionAIDS Buddy Services

The Buddy Program at ActionAIDS is a 29-year-old volunteer program that matches a volunteer Buddy, who has sensitivity to HIV/AIDS issues, with an individual who has been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS,…