2 results for month: 07/2022

PRESS RELEASE: Calling for a More Equitable Distribution of Monkeypox Vaccine

For immediate releaseContact: Maya Martin-Udry  |  mmartinudry@harlemunited.org  |  646.400.7621 New York, July 12 – Community-based organizations are extremely concerned about the JYNNEOSTM monkeypox vaccine's inequitable distribution. The epicenter of the monkeypox outbreak is New York City (NYC), primarily among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. If our public health agencies at all levels of government fail to act quickly and effectively, we fear that this virus will continue to spread throughout NYC and become endemic, not only among white gay and bisexual men, but also Black and Latinx gay and bisexual men, as well as ...

We Stand with Nushawn

Nushawn Williams served his time as of 2010, but he is still detained in custody 12 years later. His case hinged on his HIV status, which was used to portray him as a monster through fearmongering and stigma. It's time to Free Nushawn!Harlem United joined other HIV advocacy groups to urge the NYS Attorney General to release Nushawn Williams. Learn more about this urgent case