The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc., (NBLCA) is a 501c3, not for profit organization with a mission to educate, mobilize, and empower Black leaders to meet the challenge of fighting HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in their local communities. Founded in 1987, and headquartered in New York City, NBLCA is the largest nonprofit organization of its kind in the United States.


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Health Action TV: Raven Lopez Talks Living and Loving with HIV

Twenty-six-year-old Raven Lopez was born HIV-positive after her mother, HIV/AIDS advocate and care coordinator Michelle Lopez, was infected. Raven grew up knowing her status. The experience enabled her to gain her voice, sharing her experience on the Oprah Winfrey Show, at an AIDS Walk in 1999 at age 9, and through other outlets. The stigma she faced early […]

Partnership in Action: NBLCA and Community Health Center of Buffalo

(August 13, 2016 – Buffalo, NY) — Since December 2015, when the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc.’s Buffalo, N.Y. affiliate began leasing space in the Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc., a powerful partnership serving the health needs of the area’s underserved communities has developed between the two organizations. At the core of […]

NBLCA Rochester’s Roscoe Skinner Debunks Common Dating Myth for MIC

(August 5, 2016, Rochester, NY) — When he was interviewed for an article about advice for dating with an STD, program coordinator Roscoe Skinner, Jr. of NBLCA’s Rochester affiliate debunked a common myth. “I’ve been doing this since 1999 and we still have the same stigma for people who come to the STD clinic to […]