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  1. Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention in the United States, Adaora Adimora & Judith Auerbach, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (JAIDS) (2015)

    Creating an HIV prevention plan or an “End the Epidemic” plan requires so much more than understanding the routes and risks of HIV transmission. Time and again, the data show that the behavioral and social parts of an individual’s life affect their risk o ...

    admin - 8/8/2019 1:42pm

  2. Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions, Zinzi D Bailey et al., The Lancet (2017)

    Despite the fact that racism in its many forms contributes to poor health outcomes, health professionals and policymakers have yet to employ concrete anti-racism measures to address persistent health inequities in the United States. Bailey et al. focus sp ...

    admin - 11/27/2018 2:08pm

  3. Prevalence and Correlates of Youth Homelessness in the United States, Matthew H. Morton, Ph.D. et. al., Journal of Adolescent Health 62: 14-21 (2018)

    Based on a nationally representative survey, researchers found a twelve-month household prevalence of homelessness of 4.3% for households with 13-17-year-olds and 12.5% for households with 18-25-year-olds, as well as a population prevalence of 9.7% among ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 5:20pm

  4. Administrative Directive: Regulations Prohibiting Discrimination and Harassment in Child Welfare and Youth Programs, 16-OCFS-ADM-02, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Development (2016)

    This Administrative Directive advises New York State local departments of social services (LDSSs) and voluntary authorized agencies (VAs)—a gencies authorized to operate, manage, supervise, or own group homes or other such child care institutions— of regu ...

    admin - 8/8/2020 5:34pm

  5. Support and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Children and Youth, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (2017)

    This comprehensive policy from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is meant to promote the safety and well being of LGBTQ youth in its care. Built upon protections in the Illinois Human Rights Act, the policy sets a minimum stan ...

    admin - 8/13/2020 2:55pm

  6. Disability Housing Rights and Building Codes of New York, New York City Bar Association, Disability Law Committee (April 2011)

    This 30-page publication summarizes local, state and federal housing and civil rights laws that ensure the rights of people with disabilities in New York State to have equal access to housing, including reasonable accommodations (such as ramps) necessary ...

    admin - 2/13/2020 7:13pm

  7. Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, Jaime M. Grant, Lisa A. Mottet, Justin Tanis, National Center for Transgender Equality, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (2011)

    Based on a survey of more than 6,000 transgender and gender non-conforming participants, Injustice at Every Turn documents the impact of anti-transgender bias in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. ...

    admin - 11/24/2020 4:27pm

  8. No Safe Place: The Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S. Cities, The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (2014)

    This report documents the increasing criminalization of homelessness in the United States, focusing on municipal laws banning sleeping and storing personal possessions in public areas, “camping,” begging, loitering and even feeding homeless persons. ...

    admin - 8/26/2018 11:06am

  9. In Harm’s Way: State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users, and HIV in New Orleans, Human Rights Watch, 2013

    This report, released in December 2013, is based on research conducted between February and September of that year in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city with the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the fourth highest rate of AIDS amon ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:06pm

  10. Know Your Rights, Rhode Island – HIV, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

    Know Your Rights, Rhode Island – HIV is a fact sheet created by Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders that summarizes the rights of people living with HIV in Rhode Island. It provides a description of how, both under Rhode Island and federal law, dis ...

    admin - 10/12/2019 1:53pm

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