Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-04-26
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

AFC celebrates 2012 at annual meeting
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
by Kate Sosin, Windy City Times
2012-11-13

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Participation in the International AIDS Conference, expanded testing initiatives and the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care act were among this year's highlights for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC).

The organization held its annual meeting Nov. 1 at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center downtown.

The event celebrated the organization's continued growth around housing programs, case management and law reform.

AFC President/CEO David Munar also unveiled the organization's new strategic plan.

"The fight against AIDS is at a crossroads," Munar noted, adding that changes in both healthcare and science will test service providers in the coming months.

Munar said the organization would work to reduce health disparities that undermine prevention efforts, push for better support systems for people impacted by HIV and improve outcomes of those receiving HIV care.

"In these exciting but uncertain times, we must stand together," he said.

Northalsted Business Alliance and its special events committee were honored with this year's Inspiration Award. Nurse Norma Rolfsen received the organization's Impact Award. Innovation Awards went to Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer and Cermak Health Clinic, for their efforts to resume HIV testing at Cook County Jail.


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Undocumented and unafraid: Chicago man speaks out against ICE raids 2017-04-26 - On April 19, the Chicago City Council overwhelmingly passed a measure that would allow the city's undocumented community the opportunity to obtain municipal ...


Gay News

Criminal HIV-transmission charges dropped against suburban man 2017-04-21 - Criminal charges have been dropped against a Wilmette personal trainer who last year was accused of criminal transmission of HIV. Prosecutors for ...


Gay News

Chicago House and Social Service Agency Spring Brunch & Fashion Show May 7 2017-04-21 - CHICAGO, IL — Chicago House, the first organization in the Midwest to provide housing and support for people living with HIV and AIDS, ...


Gay News

Champions for transgender equity honored at Nat'l Trans HIV Testing Day event 2017-04-21 - Chicago, IL — April 21, 2017 —. : South Side Help Center, Affinity Community Services and Coalition for Justice & Respect collaborated to ...


Gay News

'Plain Sight' HIV exhibit thru April 16 2017-04-12 - History Moves' current mobile exhibition, "In Plain Sight: A Women's History of HIV/AIDS," is at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., ...


Gay News

New social campaign tells youth smart sex is sexy 2017-04-07 - Sexperts: they're the people in your life who you turn to for helping navigating the good, the bad and the uncomfy in your ...


Gay News

National roundup: Calif. HIV bill, Lillian Faderman, Truth Awards Gala 2017-04-04 - A bill that would modernize California's laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV cleared its first major legislative hurdle, an Equality ...


Gay News

More than $776,000 awarded for HIV prevention among young gay men, trans persons of color 2017-04-03 - DURBIN, DUCKWORTH ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $776,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR HIV PREVENTION IN YOUNG GAY MEN WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Dick Durbin ( ...


Gay News

Art AIDS exhibition hosts panel on aging 2017-03-29 - Greg Sanchez has taken HIV medications since the 1980s. But each time his body becomes resistant to one, he must switch to another. ...


Gay News

Hundreds attend 'Art for Life' 2017-03-29 - More than 350 people attended the inaugural Art for Life Chicago, a juried art exhibition and live and silent auction that benefited those ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 


Sponsor

Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.