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New York Given A Blueprint For How To End Homelessness By 2020

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.08.2015 | Impact

A group of activist organizations are optimistic about ending homelessness in New York City in the next five years, but they'll need policymakers on b...

Swift Action Needed in New York on Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Law

Robert Suarez | Posted 08.20.2014 | New York
Robert Suarez

This week Gov. Cuomo announced a package of legislation that seeks to address the drug-overdose crisis in New York, including reforming health insurance to make sure that people are not denied coverage for drug treatment. Not mentioned is a major bill that will immediately save lives by preventing overdose deaths from heroin and prescription opioids.

Janell Ross

NYC Protesters Arrested During 'Die-In' Linking HIV/AIDS Activism With Occupy Wall Street | Janell Ross | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

About 10 protesters trying to draw attention to what they say is a dearth of funding for HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and affordable housing were ar...