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Bishop Ernest McNear and Rev Linn Crowe

Case Study: Global Outreach in an Urban World

Bishop Ernest McNear serves as the President of Philadelphia FIGHT’s Board of Directors as well as the Pastor of True Gospel Church of God in Christ.  He recently published an important article in the Journal of Urban Mission coauthored by Rev. Linn Crowe.

D Deone Powell

FIGHT Welcomes D. Deone Powell as General Counsel

FIGHT welcomes D. Deone Powell, Esquire to the FIGHT family as our new full-time General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. Deone will be serving in a cross-functional role as a member of the leadership team and will add value by providing to senior management effective advice on company strategies and their implementation.  He will also…

Youth HIV Awarenes Day

April 10th is National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The day was created to educate the public about the impact of HIV/AIDS on young people and to highlight the work going on across the country to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Find out more about who’s most at risk and the treatment and prevention strategies that are most effective. See more information about FIGHT’s…

Marcie Mays

FIGHT Mourns the loss of longtime employee Marcie Mays

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you the passing of our very own Marcie Mays. A graduate of Project TEACH in 2006, Marcie quickly fell in love with FIGHT and the people here and she never left. She soon became an Americorps member in the AIDS Library, a class assistant in…

Eighth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast

The Faith Leaders’ Network of Philadelphia FIGHT will present the Eighth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 237 S. Broad St, Philadelphia.

Bridging the Gaps

FIGHT Partnership with Bridging the Gaps

Each summer, FIGHT works with Bridging the Gaps students representing health and social service disciplines, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, social work, public health and related fields.

Philadelphia FIGHT Philly AIDS Walk

FIGHT Community Celebrates the Philly AIDS Walk/Run 5K

Team FIGHT was loud and proud at the 31st Annual Philly AIDS Walk/Run which took place on Sunday October 15th. 100 team members ran, walked and raised emergency funding for people in the HIV community. This year, FIGHT’s theme was “We are Family!” Together, we came out for an amazing cause and showed the community…

Teyana Taylor Will Headline Hip Hop for Philly 2015

Philadelphia FIGHT, in partnership with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and over 15 community-based organizations, will present the third annual “Hip Hop for Philly” FREE concert featuring Teyana Taylor on Saturday, June 27th.

2017 AIDS Education Month Kickoff at the Philadelphia Convention Center

AIDS Education Month 2017 Kickoff

On Wednesday January 25th, FIGHT hosted the kick-off for AIDS Education Month 2017, attended by over 300 planning partners, community members and AEM Co-chair, Reggie Shuford from ACLU-PA and FIGHT Board Secretary Lovada Washington.

PrEP

PrEP is one pill swallowed once a day that can prevent HIV infection by more than 95%. Philadelphia FIGHT is committed to providing access to PrEP to all individuals, regardless of their health insurance status or ability to pay.

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Annette B. Gadegbeku, MD

Annette B. Gadegbeku, MD

Annette B. Gadegbeku, MD is Director of Adult Medicine at John Bell Health Center and Jonathan Lax Treatment Center of Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers. Dr. Gadegbeku is a Family Medicine Physician who specializes in primary care for all ages (from pediatrics to geriatrics)!

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Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr Cruz with PatientDr. Cruz is a board-certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development, and mentorship.


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