New WORLD PSA!

WORLD had the good fortune of having a PSA produced for us by local filmmaker Arturo Delgadillo, who produced similar videos for other local agencies that help women navigate resources related to HIV/AIDS. This video was awarded 1st place by viewers at the East Bay AIDS Center Conference last Friday, in Oakland, California. Watch:

2010 HIV Needs Assessment – Participants Needed

As a 2010 HIV Needs Assessment Harder + Company Community Research hopes to collect 150~200 surveys with HIV positive individuals in Alameda Countyand Contra Costa County. They will hold group interview sessions and interview participants will receive a $25.00 grocery gift card for participating. In order to be eligible participants must: – Be HIV Positive – Live in Alameda or …

The Numbers Don’t Show the Whole Picture

“The Black Women’s Health Report with Eleanor Hinton Hoytt” on BlogTalkRadio — listed below: The HIV/AIDS statistics among Black women are alarming! But, they don’t convey why Black women are being infected with HIV at a rate higher than any other group or why Black women are being silent about the HIV epidemic in our community. Listen as two well-known …

WORLD Retreat!

Final preparations are happening at the office today for our bi-annual WORLD Retreat. The retreat starts next Monday through Wednesday. This flagship event is designed to support HIV positive women in a safe, fun weekend filled with many activities. This year’s event is at full capacity with 32 participants, and has returned to a retreat center in Healdsburg, the site …

Dining Out for Life! — A Success!

Thanks to all who participated! Come out for a great local meal with your friends and family, while helping to fight HIV/AIDS right in your local community Click the image above to learn more and make a reservation today!

Oakland Mayor Proclaims March 10th Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

WORLD lauded for its work in the Oakland Community Mayor Dellums stated today, “It is imperative that we understand where we are in terms of HIV/AIDS and women. The rates of HIV/AIDS in women of color continues to climb, and we now know that AIDS is still the leading cause of death nationally among African American women ages 25-34 and …