Young, but not so invincible

Today we mark the third annual National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), an opportunity to raise awareness of and take action against the devastating impact that this epidemic continues to take on our young people.  While today’s youth have never known a world without HIV, many also never experienced the terrifying reality of the epidemic […]

NMAC Receives CDC Funding to Assist Community Based Organizations Implement High Impact HIV Prevention

Washington, DC – Today, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) announced that it has received a five-year award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue its innovative capacity building services for community based organizations (CBOs), specifically those working to implement the agency’s community-level High Impact Prevention initiatives.  Reflecting the priorities of […]

Brenda Wright, Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo, Joins NMAC Board

Extensive Private-Sector Experience and History of Community Service to Inform Organization’s Critical Work Combating HIV Washington, DC – The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is proud to announce the appointment of Brenda Wright, Senior Vice President and Community Relations Manager for the Western Region at Wells Fargo to its Board of Directors.  Ms. Wright joins […]

NMAC Stands with Women of Color in the Fight to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Director of Community Advancement and Leadership Strategies Dr. Kim Johnson: Washington, DC – “Today, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) commemorates National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD).  After years of cuts to funding for HIV/AIDS and other public health programs, , NWGHAAD is […]

Congress Set to Restore Partial HIV/AIDS Funding in FY2014 Spending Bill

Sequestration still impacting critical HIV/AIDS programming Washington, DC – For the first time since 2011, both chambers of Congress are poised to pass an omnibus spending bill that will fund the federal government until October of this year and put at least a temporary end to the ceaseless brinksmanship that has plagued Washington. “Following last […]

2014 NMAC Social Media Learning Series

Join us in 2014 for a special series of webinars meant to assist health departments and community based organizations cover the basics of social media and social marketing. Webinar One: Social Media Strategy – Planning to Succeed Many organizations don’t know where to start or what rules to follow when starting their social media identity. This […]

NMAC Board Member Evelyn Ullah Elected Co-Chair of UCHAPS Steering Committee

Will Provide Critical Leadership for Addressing Impact of HIV on Gay and Bisexual Men Washington, DC – Today, the Urban Coalition of HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS) announced that Director of HIV Prevention Programs for Florida’s Department of Health in Broward County and long-time National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Board Member, Evelyn Ullah, was elected co-chair […]

NMAC Applauds Additional Funding to Combat HIV/AIDS Domestically and Abroad

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Director of Treatment, Education and Mobilization (TEAM) Moises Agosto in response to President Obama’s World AIDS Day remarks, in which he committed an additional $100 million in research funding for HIV as well as $5 billion to combat HIV around the globe. Washington, DC […]