National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2021

April 10th is National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in the US, and it coincides this year with National Public Health Week 2021 (#NPHW if you want to see what people are saying on social media). This year, we’re amplifying the Ending the Epidemics Coalition’s @EndEpidemicsCA  message; their budget proposal calls for funding the prevention and treatment of HIV, STIs, viral …

Transgender Day of Visibility 2021

This transgender day of visibility, we will be reflecting on our gratitude for the transgender community as well as what we as an organization can do to better support trans women at WORLD.  We have so much appreciation for the people who have worked and continue to work to advance the rights and access of the trans community. Trans women …

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2021

Find out what we learned at our Legislative Update in honor of #NWGHAAD! Our legislative update in honor of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day took place yesterday, featuring: Tatyana Kalinga, District Director for Congresswoman Barbara Lee Caleb Smith, Special Assistant to Mayor Libby Schaaf Ingrid Floyd, WORLD Executive Director Erika Ramirez, Program Coordinator at The Latina Center Sylvia …

NWGHAAD 2021 Event Lunch and Learn Legislative Briefing

WORLD is hosting our 2021 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event “Lunch and Learn: A Legislative Briefing on What’s Happening with Women, Girls and HIV” this Tuesday, March 9, from 1-2:30 PM PST / 4-5:30 PM EST This legislative update will feature representatives from our local organizations including Ingrid Floyd, WORLD’s Interim Executive Director, and will be moderated by …

WORLD Spring 2021 Newsletter

Our Spring 2021 Newsletter is available! Please click on the image below to read about our current and upcoming programs and events, hiring announcements, and more!

Sister Circle Special Event! A talk with Isabella Ventura on feminizing hormones, surgery, and non-surgical feminizing procedures

This weekend’s Sister Circle support group will feature Isabella Ventura, Administrative Medical Director and nurse practitioner at AIDS Healthcare Foundation in San Francisco and Oakland. Isabella Ventura is a transgender woman and immigrant from the Philippines. She received her Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner minor in HIV education and training at the University of California, San Francisco. Isabella is a longtime …