Deon Haywood, Executive Director of the New Orleans-based Women With A Vision, Inc, will receive the 2015 Kiyoshi Kuromiya Award at the AIDS Education Month’s Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony on June 2nd!
FIGHT News and Announcements
FIGHTers LaDonna Boyens and Benjamin Green are featured in POZ Magazine’s cover story “Straight Talk.” The article discusses HIV peer education programs in and out of prisons. Staffer Ben is also the cover star this month!
Philadelphia FIGHT, Caring People Alliance, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia will celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a community health fair. We’d love to see you there!
Thanks to everyone who helped make our 20th anniversary celebration a hit! We raised over $43,000 to support FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP)!
On December 1, 2014, FIGHT’s Office of Faith Initiatives held the Sixth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast. This year’s event featured Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan, pastor of St. Paul’s Baptist Church, as the Keynote Speaker.
Philadelphia FIGHT’s Institute for Community Justice (ICJ) and Eastern State Penitentiary are teaming up to collect new, unwrapped toys or clothing to benefit the children of our recently released and currently incarcerated participants.
Thank you to all the supporters of the 2014 FIGHT for Life Gala.
Philadelphia FIGHT will present the Sixth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast on Monday, December 1, 2014 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 237 S. Broad St, Philadelphia.
Philadelphia FIGHT has been selected to become a BenePhilly Center. Effective immediately, any Philadephia resident can come to our AIDS Library and meet with a BenePhilly counselor to apply for public benefits.
Check out this feature story about PrEP and FIGHT’s I Am Men’s Health Program on FOX29!
Philadelphia FIGHT joins the International AIDS Community and the world in mourning the deaths of AIDS researchers and activists on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014. We quote here the words of Ellen LaPointe, our colleague in the old AmFAR clinical research network which was the network that led…
FIGHT’s Institute for Community Justice partners with Eastern State Penitentiary to provide toys for children of our incarcerated participants. Donate a toy December 10 – 15 in exchange for “Buy One, Get One Free” admission to ESP. One in 28 American kids has a parent behind bars. This holiday season, an estimated 30,000 children in…
The Faith Advisory Board of Philadelphia FIGHT invite you, your family, and members of your faith community to join us for our annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast, Saturday morning November 30, 2013 at the Radisson Blu-Warwick Hotel, 220 S. 17th Street 8-10 a.m. Over 30,000 people live with HIV in Philadelphia. What does this mean…