On February 28 in advance of President Biden's State of the Union address, the Drug Policy Working Group sent a letter to the U.S.

CHLP joins the Bazelon Center and 44 disability rights organizations and advocates in a letter supporting the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NWGHAAD is March 10, 2022, and CHLP is recognizing the work of our friends and partners at The Well Project by sharing a series of infographics they developed to raise awareness and highlight important facts related to breast/chestfeeding and HIV in the US.
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On March 8, to raise awareness about HIV criminalization on International Women's Day and look towards National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, CHLP's Amir Sadeghi joined the Ohio Health Modernization Movement to discuss the racist and sexist bias in the enforcement of HIV criminal laws, and unpack HIV/viral hepatitis criminalization into the larger context of mass incarceration in the United States.
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CHLP co-sponsors a February 28, 2022 webinar entitled, Confronting HIV Criminalization: Promoting Criminal Justice Reform to Protect Marginalized Communities and End Mass Incarceration for the inaugural HIV Criminalization Awareness Day.

ONAP Listening Session on HIV Criminalization (from, Published: February 02, 2022)

Harold J. Phillips, MRP, Senior HIV Advisor and Chief Operating Officer for Ending the HIV Epidemic
Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ONAP Director Harold Phillips convenes the first inter-departmental listening session on the role the federal government could play in ending the epidemic of HIV criminalization. (The following is excerpted from a 2/2/2022 post).
The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) has filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of people living with HIV in Ohio and Tennessee who have been prosecuted or are at risk of prosecution under criminal laws that single out HIV for uniquely punitive treatment. The complaints allege that these laws violate federal laws prohibiting disability-based discrimination.
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On January 11, 2022, New Jersey legislators voted to repeal the state’s HIV-specific felony law but left the door wide open for felony prosecutions to continue without requiring transmission to occur.
APA project will develop model policies and resources on reproductive healthcare and science for prosecutors.