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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NMAC Features NBLCA CEO’s Op-Ed: ‘Vote We Must!’

  This week NMAC, which focuses on how health equity and racial justice can end the HIV epidemic, featured a column by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc.’s president and CEO, C. Virginia Fields, on the importance of voting. Ms. Fields related her experiences as a youth civil rights activist in Birmingham, Ala. to the current-day struggle […]

Should You Be Tested for Hepatitis? What You Need to Know

All month we’ve been talking about the Viral Hepatitis, which affects up to 5.3 million Americans. Now it’s time to test your knowledge. Take the quiz above to see how savvy you are, then take a 5-minute online risk assessment to see if you are at risk and should be tested. The Centers for Disease Control and […]

Breaking The Stigma: Escott Solomon’s Story

(Original publication date: May 2, 2016) – Stigma hinders the fight against HIV/AIDS by preventing people from coming forward to be tested, using prevention tools or getting treatment and staying in care. Escott Solomon, an outreach coordinator who is living with HIV, told NBLCA a funny and inspiring anecdote about  how his family is Breaking […]