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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NYS Syringe Access Legislation Introduced to Reduce HIV and Hepatitis Infections

Bill would repeal criminal law on syringe possession and improve access through pharmacies Proven means of preventing HIV and hepatitis C transmission; Syringe decriminalization associated with reduced needle-stick injuries to law enforcement officers in other states CONTACTS: Matt Curtis, 646-234-9062, matt@vocal-ny.org OR Annalicia Finol, 954-775-5219, finol@nysenate.gov. NEW YORK, NY – State lawmakers, healthcare providers, and community members gathered [...]

C Virginia Fields Statement on Grand Jury’s Decision in the Death of Eric Garner

The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc., joins the millions of people in New York City and around the country in expressing shock, disbelief, and outright frustration about the Staten Island Grand Jury’s decision of no indictment in the death of Eric Garner. Our prayers of peace and comfort continue for the Garner family. In [...]

Statement in Observance of World AIDS Day (December 1st)

Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation IF WE WANT TO END AIDS, WE HAVE TO INCLUDE WOMEN Since the first case in 1983, groups and individuals with power and access have dictated how HIV will be addressed in America. The public was first informed by our government that AIDS appeared to only be devastating and [...]