Join WORLD for a Red Light Special!

Join us December 5 for a Red Light Special in honor of World AIDS Day! Featuring live music by Vincent Lars with a full band, dancing by Corinthia Peoples, and spoken word by Demisha Burns, plus food, drink, and fun, this FREE event will be a great time to learn about HIV prevention and celebrate life and our community. Snap some …

WORLD is hiring!

WORLD has a new opening for a Case Manager/Navigator! We are looking for a dedicated individual to join our amazing team of women making a difference for women, girls, families and communities affected by HIV . Check out the job description and instructions on how to apply HERE. We can’t wait to connect with you!

WORLD Wellness Summit Scheduled for November 5-7!

  WORLD’s Wellness Summit applications are available now! You can download the application, print, fill it out, and mail back to WORLD at 389 3oth St, Oakland, CA 94619, or fill it in online, download, and email to Dorothy or Kandi. Even better, come by the WORLD house and fill out an application with help from your peer!

Cynthia Carey-Grant, WORLD Executive Director, Retires

Carla Dillard Smith named as Interim Executive Director Cynthia Carey-Grant, executive director of Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD), has retired after nine years of leading the widely respected women’s HIV/AIDS services/advocacy organization based in Oakland, CA.  Ms. Carey-Grant describes her departure as bitter sweet. “I have spent the last thirty years as an advocate in support of women’s …

WORLD is at USCA 2018!

WORLD’s Carla Wright and Dr. Demisha Burns have been having a great time at #USCA2018 so far – they were at the USCA African American Institute this morning, and have 3 presentations coming up for Friday and Saturday! Don’t miss WORLD at our Poster Presentation “Let’s Talk About Sex: Breaking the Cycle and Bridging the Gap” on Friday from 1:30-2pm and Saturday from 1:30 …

September Group Calendar

Our September group calendar is here! Please note that WORLD House will be closed Monday, September 4 in honor of Labor Day.