Thirty-Five LGBT and HIV Advocacy Groups Mark Pride Month with Joint Statement on HIV/AIDS

Executive Directors Urge Broader LGBT Movement to Re-engage in Fight to End the Epidemic Washington, DC – As the nation marks the opening of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, executive directors from 35 LGBT and HIV/AIDS organizations from across the United States have released a joint letter committing themselves and their organizations […]

NMAC Urges Action to Address HIV among APIs in U.S. & Marks National API HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Washington, DC – Sunday, May 19 is the ninth annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NAPIHAAD).  It is also National Hepatitis Testing Day.  Given the heavy toll both epidemics have had and continue to have on America’s Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities, it is fitting that these awareness campaigns will take place […]

NMAC Applauds Efforts To Address Immigration Reform, Urges Action on Health Care Access

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative and Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “Today, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the Senate to address our nation’s broken immigration system and provide a path to citizenship for most of the 11.5 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States.  While […]

Congress Passes Spending Bill Without $45 Million in HIV/AIDS Emergency Funding

$35 Million in Emergency ADAP Funds and $10 Million for Ryan White Part C Providers Not Included in Continuing Resolution Washington, DC – Congress approved a spending bill today that would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2013 and avert a government shutdown when the current continuing resolution expires on March 27th.  […]

NMAC Stands With Native Community in Marking National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Urges Renewed Focus on Critically Under-Served Communities Washington, DC – Wednesday, March 20, marks the seventh annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD), a critical opportunity to raise awareness of this epidemic’s effects on this diverse and vibrant community and to encourage American Indians, Alaska Natives as well as Native Hawaiians to take control of their […]

NMAC Expands Treatment Education, Adherence and Mobilization Staff

Continues to Expand Work to Bring and End to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Washington, DC – The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Treatment Education, Adherence and Mobilization (TEAM) staff to include Alex Garner and Joseph Elias.  Joseph Elias joins NMAC as associate director of treatment education, adherence and mobilization, […]

NMAC Marks National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Urges Action

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 the eighth annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD).  At a time when funding for HIV/AIDS and other public health programs are facing […]