With World AIDS Day approaching on Dec. 1, City on a Hill Press urges readers to join in remembrance of those who have lost their lives from the HIV/AIDS virus and those who continue to battle it today. The global HIV/AIDS epidemic is longstanding and California cannot afford to push it to the backburner of the 2012-13 budget.
Santa Cruz AIDS Project hosts commemorative program at Veteran’s Memorial Plaza.
On Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at L’Atelier Salon, stylists will volunteer their time offering haircuts and selling raffle tickets to benefit cancer and HIV/AIDS research and treatment programs at City of Hope, a clinical research center located in Southern California. This annual nationwide campaign is in its fourth year at L’Atelier Salon.
Thirty years ago this Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported for the first time the case of five gay men in Los Angeles who contracted what was then interpreted as a rare form of pneumonia. Little did anyone know that this “pneumonia” would turn into a global pandemic that would kill nearly [...]
City on a Hill Press sits down with UCSC alumna Callan Hajosy who has just bought a one-way ticket to Arusha, Tanzania, where she will be working to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS through education for five months in the tiny village of Mateves.
The Pope’s recent comments about condom use has many questioning whether Christian doctorate is in dire need of reevaluation. With the AIDS crisis bringing the need for contraceptives forth, the Church’s acknowledgment of condoms is a necessity.
Joël Barraquiel Tan, an openly queer Filipino writer, held a reading during the Living Writers Series this past Thursday. Tan discussed his writing, his current activism, his “Filipino-ness”, and what it is he hopes to see from future generations.
The Front Street location where the Santa Cruz needle exchange used to operate is now a meeting site for Alcoholics Anonymous. After 14 years of operating, the Drop-In Center closed in September 2009. By the last two weeks of September, Street Outreach Supporters (SOS) was already making home deliveries, and by October was exchanging needles [...]
The students of UC Santa Cruz volunteer their time and effort to help the Santa Cruz AIDS Project, devoting long hours and donating thousands of dollars to help members of the community living with AIDS.