NMAC Releases Findings from Health Literacy Program

Outlines community driven agenda to promote health and wellness through literacy Washington, DC – To mark World AIDS Day, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is pound to announce the release of its new report, Continuing the Advance against HIV/AIDS: A Community Driven Health Literacy and Wellness Agenda.  The document, which was developed in large […]

Obama immigration action essential, more needed for health

Reforms to immigration policy essential, but further action for health & justice needed. HIV advocates remain deeply concerned about barriers to healthcare and detention of women and children.   The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Director of Outreach and Public Affairs Kyle Murphy:   Washington, DC – “The National Minority […]

Staffing Changes: Farewell Daniel

On behalf of Paul Kawata: As valued partners in our work to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic, we want to let you know that Daniel Montoya has accepted a fantastic professional and personal opportunity that will take him to Miami, Florida.  His last day at NMAC will be Friday, August 22.  We will miss him. Daniel’s […]

Rep. Roybal-Allard, Tri-Caucus, Introduce Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014

Legislation Takes Aim at Persistent Health Disparities Facing Communities of Color and LGBT Americans Washington, DC – The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) applauds Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), along with the Congressional Tri-Caucus — comprised of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, and the Congressional Black Caucus — for their introduction of […]

DC Circuit Court Ruling Threatens Progress Made in Providing Healthcare to Millions of Americans

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Director of Outreach and Public Affairs Kyle Murphy Washington, DC – “The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is deeply troubled by yesterday’s District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeal decision in Halbig v. Burwell that threatens to undermine the progress made over the last year […]

NMAC Applauds Executive Order Protecting LGBT Federal Contractors from Discrimination

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Director of Outreach and Public Affairs Kyle Murphy: Washington, DC – “The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) applauds President Obama’s decision to sign an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity Monday. Once again, he […]

NMAC Overcome with Sadness at Delegates’ Loss in Malaysian Flight 17

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Deputy Executive Director Daniel C. Montoya in response to reports that more than 100 delegates en route to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia perished on Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. Montoya spoke in place of Executive Director Paul Kawata who is in Melbourne attending […]