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 …

Congratulations Vice President Harris!

Today, we at WORLD celebrate the inauguration of Oakland’s very own Kamala Devi Harris, the first person of color and the first woman to hold the second-highest office in the United States. WORLD is one of the first and longest-running organizations in the country focusing on an underserved and underrepresented community, women living with HIV. As Vice President Harris takes …

PrEP Information Session 12/16/2020

We’ll be hosting a PrEP education session with Deborah Wafer, Medical Scientist at Gilead Sciences, on Wednesday, December 16th! This session will be held over Zoom – if you will have any issues accessing remotely, limited seating will be available at WORLD. Please let us know ASAP if you would like to attend “in-house.” All participants will receive a thank-you …

World AIDS Day 2020

Every year, we commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1st, in honor of our commitment to ending the HIV epidemic and creating a world in which people living with HIV/AIDS are able to get the treatment, care, and support that they need, free from the burdens of stigma and financial stress. In 2020, everyone has been forced to reckon with …