HIV/AIDS Movement Has Lost Historic Voice in NAPWA

Organization Played Critical Role in Empowering People Living with AIDS, Implementing Historic Denver Principles Washington, DC – The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA), the first national organization to give voice to those affected by the epidemic, announced yesterday that it will close its doors permanently.  NAPWA was founded in 1983 to implement the Denver […]

NMAC Applauds President’s State of the Union Remarks Urging the Realization of an AIDS-Free Generation

The following is a statement from the National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “In his State of the Union speech tonight, President Obama once again demonstrated his commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS by urging Congress and the nation to continue and renew its efforts to […]

Report Finds Mass Incarceration Undermines Efforts to Address Domestic HIV/AIDS Epidemic

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Critical Opportunity to Address Intersection of Incarceration, Housing Instability and HIV Vulnerability Washington, DC – As the nation prepares to mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) on February 7, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and Housing Works, with support from the Ford Foundation, have released a new report […]

New HIV Incidence Numbers Demand Continued Action and Investment

The following is a statement from the National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new HIV incidence numbers for the United States.  These new estimates underscore recent trends and further demonstrate the significant work that remains if we are […]

World AIDS Day is Clarion Call for Renewed Action to End HIV/AIDS At Home and Abroad

Dream of an AIDS-Free Generation More Real Than Ever Washington, DC – Tomorrow, December 1, marks the 25th annual World AIDS Day, a day for remembrance, reflection and action.  The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is proud to stand with the domestic and international AIDS community in renewing its commitment to ending this epidemic, which has […]

NMAC Applauds Proposed Recommendations for HIV Screening

The following is a statement from the National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is extremely pleased by the draft recommendations released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) urging that all individuals between the ages of 15 and 64 be tested for […]

Sequestration Will Cut $659 Million from Domestic HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis Programs

Lifesaving AIDS treatment access eliminated for over 15,000; thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS lose housing support and risk homelessness; more Americans at risk for hepatitis infection. The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), and the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Urge Congress and the […]