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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Women’s Equality Day Rings a Bell… at the New York Stock Exchange

(New York, NY – August 26, 2016) A healthy community is one where women are equal in opportunity, livelihood and well-being. As a vision paper  [PDF] by the International Community of Women Living With HIV/AIDS states, “Gender inequality and poverty not only increase the risk of HIV but also leave women more vulnerable than men to […]

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 […]