March 10th is National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NWGHAAD

Every year on March 10 — and throughout the month of March — local, state, federal, and national organizations come together to shed light on the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and girls and show support for those at risk of and living with HIV. This year marks the 16th annual observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). The HIV/AIDS … Continue reading March 10th is National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NWGHAAD

Bisexual Health Awareness Month, Theme: #Equity

Later this month, LGBTQ+ Health Awareness Week will take place but the month of March is dedicated to raising awareness of the bisexual+ community’s health and well being with Bisexual Health Awareness Month. Launched in 2014 by the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC), Bisexual+ Health Awareness Month is a campaign dedicated to raising awareness about the bisexual+ community’s social, economic, and health disparities, advocating for resources, … Continue reading Bisexual Health Awareness Month, Theme: #Equity

Today is #ZeroDiscriminationDay: Take Action to #EndInequalities

March 1st is Zero Discrimination Day. First celebrated by the United Nations on March 1, 2014, the UN’s HIV/AIDS program UNAIDS launched its Zero Discrimination Campaign on World AIDS Day in December 2013. The aim of Zero Discrimination Day is to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all the member countries of the UN. UNAIDS has this to say about Zero Discrimination … Continue reading Today is #ZeroDiscriminationDay: Take Action to #EndInequalities

March 2021 Observances

Do you ever wonder how organizations, businesses, and individuals know when a certain observance or awareness month, week, or day is? If so, below is a tailored list of observances for the month of March 2021 specifically for military, Veterans, and LGBTQ+ folx. We may issue graphics for some of the events listed below. For those that are not illustrated, there are links below to … Continue reading March 2021 Observances

VA NorCal: Voice of the Veteran Group

Today, VA Northern California issued the following news update: Voice of the Veteran Group Attention Veterans! Do you have ideas on improving the care experience at the VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS)? We want to hear from you! Join our monthly calls to give input on care you receive and the environment of care. Our local Voice of the Veteran members partner with … Continue reading VA NorCal: Voice of the Veteran Group

38 Organizations Release Statement on the Peaceful Transfer of Power

Following the failed insurrection attempt of January 6, 2021, the undersigned organizations, who serve members of our military, veterans, caregivers, and their families, join in condemning this violent attack on our country, our democracy, and our Constitution.  We affirm our commitment to the US Constitution, our free and fair elections, and the tradition of a peaceful transfer of power.  We endorse the statement made by the … Continue reading 38 Organizations Release Statement on the Peaceful Transfer of Power

The Road to Inauguration Day: The Final Day

Tracking news stories as the nation prepares to swear in our 46th President & Vice President amid concerns of possible violence in the days leading up to the big day. Threats of violence came less than a week after insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021 seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 General Election. Over the course of the past week … Continue reading The Road to Inauguration Day: The Final Day