Positive Places: Housing for People Living with HIV/AIDS in DC

HIV, Housing and Health Workshop!!! on December 11 from 1-4 PM @ 777 N Capitol Street NE , DC

Whether you are a veteran activist looking to brush up your knowledge or a grassroots advocate wanting to learn the connection between HIV and Housing... this is a great opportunity!!!

Housing, Health, and HIV
A free workshop presented by:
Sheila Crowley, PhD, National Low Income Housing Coalition
Nancy Bernstine, Esq.,
National AIDS Housing Coalition
Christine Campbell, MSOD, Housing Works

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:  
1)  Explain how housing stability is fundamental to good health
2)  Analyze why the market is unable to assure good, affordable housing for all
3)  Identify the inequities in federal housing subsidies
4)  Identify 3 ways in which housing serves as both a health care & prevention intervention for HIV
5)  Identify 3 strategies to advocate for safe, affordable decent housing for people living with HIV/AIDS 

Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center (MAPHTC), Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and the Metropolitan Washington Public Health Association (MWPHA)

No charge (except for CHES, Nursing or Social Work credit). 

Register online at www.jhsph.edu/maphtc
Click on "Training and Events" and "Event Calendars"
**First timers need to register AND choose the program** 

For question about the workshop, write to maphtc@hotmail.com
For questions about registration, write to maphtc@jhsph.edu or call (443) 287-7833.

Note:  National Capital Area SOPHE has awarded 3 Category I CHES CHECH for this activity.
* Checks will be the only form of payment accepted for CEUs *

World AIDS Day Dec 01, 2009

Positive Places is currently working with a number of other organizations to plan for a fantastic, fun, and effective World AIDS Day this December 1st. Check them out on Facebook HERE.

Also... PLEASE  call your Representatives and Senators in U.S. Congress on World AIDS Day and urge them to pass the House and Senate Resolutions respectively. The resolutions commit call for adequate funding for the development of housing as a response to the AIDS pandemic.

Team Thrive walk-a-thon Nov. 21st,2009. Register now!

On Saturday Nov. 21st Team Thrive will walk to support homeless individuals living in D.C. Positive Places will be there collecting signatures. Click here to resister to walk. For more information go to the Help the Homeless website.

Positive Places to testify  on NOV 19 @ 6:30 pm

FY2011-2015 Five Year Consolidated Plan Public Hearing

Thursday November 19, 2009
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Reeves Center
2000 14th Street, NW
2nd Floor Conference Room
Washington, DC  

Residents are invited to attend this public hearing to provide feedback on needs relating to affordable housing, special needs housing, homelessness, homeownership and community development.
Sponsor: Department of Housing and Community Development

Foggy Bottom Block Party!

We made it out to the Foggy Bottom Block Party in October to collect petition signatures and inform the community about the relationship between housing and HIV. Have YOU signed the petition? Click HERE to do it electronically!

AIDS Walk Washington

Come join us Saturday morning at the Whitman-Walker Clinic for the annual AIDS Walk! October 3, 2009 7:00am