Save the Date for Your DATES with WORLD!

WORLD would like to invite you to two upcoming, exciting fundraisers.  Please mark your calendars and help spread the word! As part of National Night Out, a nationwide community safety campaign, on August 6, 2013, WORLD will have baked goods available from 4PM-7PM here at our Oakland office. Not only will we have delicious cakes, cookies, and pies up for donation, …

Bay Area International AIDS Conference Delegation official send-off to Washington DC

On behalf of Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD), we would like to invite you to the Bay Area International AIDS Conference Delegation official send-off to Washington DC which will take place Tuesday, July 10th, 2012, from 5:30-8:00 PM at Oakland City Hall Hearing Room 2. This exciting event will commemorate the two-year anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, celebrate the release of the Shadow City Coalition document, …

Women of WORLD go to the International AIDS Conference 2012

Support the voices and advocacy of women living with HIV! After a 22-year absence, the conference returns to the U.S. WORLD will host a report-back event after the conference to share information and strategize future directions in the East Bay community. Enjoy a night of music, BBQ, and a raffle! When: Friday June 15th 4pm-9pm Where: Cal-PEP, 2811 Adeline, Oakland Tickets for entry and …

A Night to Remember: Celebrating Positive Action for Positive Women

If you missed WORLD’s 20th Anniversay celebration in March, you really missed a special event. But fear not, you can catch some of the excitement, warmth, and love in this slide show, courtesy of eurydicegalka.com, on behalf of the Levi’s Foundation – click to view more images: “I was dead when I got to WORLD, but it has saved my life,” …

WORLD to Receive the Sylester Flowers Innovative Leadership Award

WORLD has been selected as the 2012 Sylester Flowers Innovative Leadership Award recipient! We feel honored to receive such a prestigious award. Please join us at the Flowers Heritage Foundation Spring Gala and “Don’t Turn Your Back on AIDS”  Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 26, from 6-9pm at the Bently Reserve in San Francisco.

Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: An Opportunity to Support our Sisters!

Human Rights Campaign March 9, 2012 This guest post is from Kathie Hiers, Chief Executive Officer of AIDS Alabama and member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS I was recently watching an old Saturday Night Live from 1977 in which the news anchors ofWeekend Update, Jane Curtin and Dan Aykroyd, were heatedly debating the issue of women’s reproductive health rights.  I …