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 …

WORLD Wellness Workshops

We’ve expanded our wellness programs to give more opportunities to participate! Movement classes are now held twice a week, with a morning and evening option. Participants have the opportunity to receive gift cards or exercise equipment, to ensure that you get the most out of each session with our amazing trainer, Giant.Cooking classes are now held every other Friday at lunchtime – …

WORLD Open House 11/17

WORLD is hosting a virtual open house this upcoming Tuesday, November 17, from 11:00-12:30 This open house is for our current clients as well as all those who are interested in getting involved and would like to know more about WORLD. We’ll be taking a tour of our programs and departments, meeting our new staff members and discussing the new, …