National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Statement

UCHAPS recognizes National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NCAHAAD). This day was created in order to provide resources and information to Caribbean Americans living with HIV/AIDS. UCHAPS understands the challenges that many Caribbean Americans face when seeking HIV testing or treatment and is committed to supporting access to healthcare and reducing health disparities for Caribbean Americans.

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Ending HIV Stigma Takes Center Stage at Congressional Black Caucus Conference Panel Discussion

"We know the rates are very high in the African-American community and in the South. If we want to see those rates go down, then we have to remove those barriers," said Kevin Jones, Executive Director of UCHAPS. "There is a lot of stigma around sex, period. It's important to address stigma because it keeps people from getting the care that we believe keeps people staying healthy."

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Springboard to High Performance

Taking the helm at a nonprofit can be overwhelming. Here’s how two new leaders used the Performance Imperative Organizational Self-Assessment (PIOSA) to help get up to speed faster and get better at “getting better” almost immediately.

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UCHAPS Announces Launch of National Testing and Advocacy Campaign

In response to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, UCHAPS has a continued focus to build partnerships and collaborations in expanding access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care services. Today, UCHAPS announces the launch of National HIV Testing Week US (NHTWUS) and Local Engagement Advocacy Day (LEAD) events throughout the week of June 21-27, 2018. 

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Ivory Howard
Sex, Society, and Acceptance in the Black HIV Community

In a column addressing this year’s theme and directive of NBHAAD, Kevin Jones, executive director of the Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services, connected the black HIV/AIDS communities’ efforts with those of civil rights and justice organizations representing the betterment of black people. 

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Giving Tuesday

On #GivingTuesday, join the UCHAPS 15 for 15 campaign by donating at least $15 to help UCHAPS continue its mission and mobilize local communities and governmental stakeholders to end HIV.

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