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Africans for Improved Access (AFIA)

Africans for Improved AccessThe AFIA Program is the first program in Massachusetts dedicated to addressing the increasing HIV/AIDS rates in African communities living in Massachusetts. AFIA provides HIV prevention, education and screening services and facilitates cultural competency trainings for providers who serve African immigrants and refugees.
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Men of Color Against AIDS (MOCAA)

Men of Color Against AIDSMAC's work with the Black MSM community expanded in 2003 with its merger with Men of Color Against AIDS (MOCAA)-the only stand-alone Black MSM agency in the state. A unique program in the Boston area, MOCAA offers prevention and screening programming for Black men who have sex with men.
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NEXUSCommunity Health Nexus is MAC's Technical Assistance & Capacity Building program, which is dedicated to "... transforming the way we serve communities." Nexus provides technical assistance and capacity development designed to enhance HIV/AIDS services and organizations, by matching culturally appropriate resources to specific community needs.
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Casa Iris

Casa Iris, Inc.

Casa IrisCasa Iris, Inc. is a community based organization which offers culturally and linguistically appropriate peer support and referral services to HIV/AIDS infected and affected Latinos(as) in the Greater Boston Area.
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Faith Initiatives

Faith Initiatives

Project NEBAI and Who Touched Me Ministries are MAC's Faith Initiatives. We provide one-on-one organization consultations for HIV program development in churches and other places of worship, HIV 101 training for the faith community, and support in mobilizing local efforts to commemorate the national "Black Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS."
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State of Emergency Initiative

State of Emergency logoFunded by the Boston Public Health Commission, the State of Emergency Initiative at the Multicultural AIDS Coalition increases awareness of HIV in Boston's Black communities, educates about the importance of HIV testing, and supports people to get tested.
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Women of Color Affecting Change

Women of Color Affecting Change logoFounded in 1992 by a group of devoted community women - 5 of which were HIV positive. Central to all of it's services are strategies, which endeavor to halt the dual epidemics of substance abuse and HIV/AIDS, and successfully provide women of color with skills, information and support needed to take the steps necessary to attain self-sufficiency.
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MAC is providing onsite HIV testing.
Services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.
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Be The Generation logo Be The Generation was created by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to to maintain and establish relationships with communities most impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in order to promote awareness, understanding, dialogue, and support for biomedical prevention research, including HIV vaccine research, microbicide research, and pre-exposure prophylaxis research.

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National Week of Prayer 2014

The AFRICAN FAITH COLLABORATIVE, LOWELL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, and the AFRICANS FOR IMPROVED ACCESS program, a program of the MULTICULTURAL AIDS COALITION, invite you to join us in commemorating National Week of Prayer for the Healing of HIV/AIDS 2014.

The end of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is in sight with PRAYER, EDUCATION, TESTING, ADVOCACY, and SUPPORT.

Visit us throughout the month of March as we engage our faith communities in Massachusetts.

Click on read more to view the flyer.  For more information, call Siede Slopadoe at 617-238-2462.

Posted by Rachel Jescola on Sat, 8 Mar 2014


Come to a Faith Brunch to plan 2014 NWOP!

MAC-AFIA and LCHC invites ALL pastors, church leaders and congregants in the Boston area and beyond to a faith brunch to fellowship/network, get information and updates on HIV testing in MA, and  strategize for the upcoming 2014 National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS. Yet another opportunity for the faith community to get together to discuss an issue that affects our community.

Posted by Rachel Jescola on Wed, 12 Feb 2014


To Reduce HIV Many Tools Are Needed Article

For National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – read an article about new HIV prevention options for Black communities most affected by HIV/AIDS.

Posted by Rachel Jescola on Tue, 11 Feb 2014


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