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  1. The War on Drugs and HIV/AIDS: How the Criminalization of Drug Use Fuels the Global Pandemic, Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy (June 2012)

    This report asserts that drug law enforcement practices prevent drug users from taking advantage of public health services and effectively increase their vulnerability to HIV risk. These law enforcement practices include creating fear of arrest, restricti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  2. Letter from the 30 for 30 Campaign to President Obama, March 9, 2012

    The 30 for 30 Campaign, of which the Center for HIV Law and Policy is a member organization, drafted this letter to President Obama to declare that human rights be included in all HIV interventions, including access to integrated health, social, and suppo ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  3. Criminals and Victims? The Impact of the Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure on African, Caribbean and Black Communities in Ontario, Akim Adé Larcher and Alison Symington, The African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (2010)

    This paper examines the impact of the growing use of HIV criminalization laws on African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities in Ontario. In an analysis that may be useful for advocates in other jurisdictions, this document addresses the intersections b ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/14/2020 6:37pm

  4. Notorious HIV: The Criminal Prosecution of a Virus, Cynthia Gordy, The Root (March 11, 2011)

    This link is to The Root's excellent piece on HIV criminalization as a civil rights issue. The article covers the impact of HIV-related prosecutions on people of color communities, and prominently features comments from Lisa Bedialko, of the Congress ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/9/2017 2:25pm

  5. Estimated Lifetime Risk for Diagnosis of HIV Infection Among Hispanics/Latinos-- 37 States and Puerto Rico, 2007, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 59 MMWR 1297-1301 (Oct. 15, 2010)

    This report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reflects the disproportionate estimated lifetime risk (ELR) for diagnosis of HIV infection among Hispanics/Latinos, compared with whites. The ELR for HIV diagnosis for Hispanics/Latinos ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2019 5:21pm

  6. Letter to HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Requesting Clarifying Guidance on Public Housing Access and Eviction Procedures for Persons With Criminal Records, National People's Action (2010)

    In this letter (released in October 2010) to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan, National People's Action and affiliate organizations that include the NYC AIDS Housing Network (NYCAHN) lay out a set of specific recommendation ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/14/2017 5:55pm

  7. Employment Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Primer, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy prepared this basic guide for advocates on the legal and human rights protections for people living with HIV and AIDS in the United States. The primer outlines the state and federal laws that prohibit employment discrimin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/18/2017 6:17pm

  8. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:24pm

  9. HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2007)

    These slides provide detailed charts and graphs demonstrating HIV rates and trends among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States through 2007. Charts are included demonstrating the estimated numbers and percentages of AIDS cases among MSM 198 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 3:40pm

  10. HIV Infection Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men—Jackson, Mississippi, 2006-2008, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 58 MMWR 77 (2009)

    This article provides the results of a survey of risk behavior and HIV testing behavior among young African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Jackson, Mississippi area who received HIV diagnoses between 2006 and 2008. In the United States, A ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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