National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is a commemorative day designed to promote HIV testing and treatment among Black people in the United States. NBHAAD was founded in 1999 as a national response to the growing HIV and AIDS epidemic in African American communities. Rates of HIV/AIDS are disproportionately higher in the Black community compared to the general population. Structural inequality in the healthcare sector, dense sexual … Read More
WNCAP is dedicated to helping our clients thrive, not just survive. That’s why, with the help of rockstar creative facilitator Lori Greenberg, WNCAP will be hosting twice-monthly “Creative Mornings” for our female clients. Trained facilitator Lori Greenberg M.Ed, LCAS will lead the “Creative Morning” gatherings for female WNCAP clients. “Creative Mornings” are twice-monthly events where women living with HIV can gather to … Read More
By: Shane Dickerson, former WNCAP Client. Reprinted from the Winter 2019 issue of the WNCAP Client Newsletter “RISE ABOVE” So… you just found out you’re HIV positive? You might be scared or confused – you may even wonder if you’re going to die. Thankfully, due to the tireless determination of activists and the steady march of medical science, we know that … Read More
WNCAP is thrilled to announce that Asheville Yoga Center has chosen WNCAP as its Charity of the Month! Donations will be collected through January at their studio & boutique, and on Thursday, January 31, 10% of the Yoga Center’s proceeds will be generously contributed to WNCAP along with a direct contribution of $250. In recent years, yoga has been increasingly utilized by people … Read More
HIV Speaks on Jones Street is the annual state HIV Advocacy Day in North Carolina. It will be Tuesday, March 12, 2019. More information coming soon!
On June 12th, 2018, a delegation of WNCAP staff and volunteers traveled to Raleigh to fight for people living with HIV throughout North Carolina. The annual event, called “HIV Speaks on Jones Street” is organized by the North Carolina AIDS Action Network (NCAAN). Left to Right: WNCAP Advocates Jody Cross, Michael Poandl, and Jeffrey Long stand before the NC State Capitol for HIV … Read More
A delegation of WNCAP staff and volunteers traveled to Washington, D.C. on March 26-27 for AIDSWatch, the annual HIV Advocacy Day presented by The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. AIDSWatch is a gathering of hundreds of people living with HIV and their allies to meet with members of Congress and to educate them about the important issues at stake for people living … Read More