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 […]

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 […]

NMAC Applauds Confirmation of Sylvia Burwell to Head Dept. of Health and Human Services

The following is a statement from the National Minority AIDS Council Director of Outreach and Public Affairs Kyle Murphy: Washington, DC – “The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) applauds the Senate’s confirmation of Sylvia Burwell to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  This position is critical to ensuring a coordinated national response […]

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 […]