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The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) convened the 72nd full council meeting on Monday, November 15, and Wednesday, November 17, 2021, during the public comment period, CHLP’s Amir Sadeghi testified on molecular HIV surveillance.
CHLP is one of 90+ organizations endorsing the "CCD Rights and Allies" sign-on letter that the Bazelon Center drafted and that was sent on Monday, December 6, 2021 to all Senate offices urging Senators to recommend candidates living with disabilities for judicial nominations.

This year for World AIDS Day, we mark 40 years since the beginning of the epidemic in the United States. And, nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative that we recognize the challenges of both--particularly where they intersect with inequity in access to health care and services. 

 

Arkansas HIV Reform Initiative Webinar Addresses Intersection of HIV Stigma and Communities of Faith

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CVS has agreed to withdraw its cert petition for US Supreme Court review in CVS v. Doe, thanks to persistent advocacy led by leaders in the Disability Rights Bar Association and the disability justice movement.
Brittney Poolaw, a 21-year-old member of Comanche Nation, has been imprisoned for more than a year after suffering a miscarriage between 15-17 weeks. This case in Oklahoma is an example of how pregnancy-based prosecutions are tragic and unfair, and typically brought against low-income women, drug-using women, women of color, and women living HIV.

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