The Affordable Care Act put chronically ill patients without coverage in the driver’s seat

From The Desert Sun on April 3, 2019 For people living with HIV/AIDS, and the clinicians and advocates caring for them, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was almost too good to be true when it was introduced in 2010. Suddenly, chronic disease management was available to the uninsured, the uninsurable and for the poor. This […]

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American Psychological Association Names Dr. Daniel Parker As 2019 Psychology and AIDS Distinguished Leader Award Recipient

American Psychological Association Names Dr. Daniel Parker As 2019 Psychology and AIDS Distinguished Leader Award Recipient Palm Springs, CA – (March 8, 2019) Desert AIDS Project with great pride announces that its own Daniel Parker, Ph.D., has received the 2019 Psychology and AIDS Distinguished Leadership Award. The American Psychological Association (APA) Ad Hoc Committee on […]

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2019 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Brunch

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Steve Chase Star Dedication February 8 Palm Springs Walk of Stars Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Steven Henkeshenke@desertaidsproject.org(760) 656-8401 PALM SPRINGS, CA (January 16, 2019) –Designer and humanitarian Steve Chase will receive the 427th star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on February 8.  The dedication ceremony will take place at 4:30PM at the steps of the Palm Springs Art Museum.  Three of the valleys most notable non-profit […]

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The ABCs of Working With LGBTQ Inclusion

Pre-Conference Workshop for the Finding Freedom LGBTQ Symposium: Desert AIDS Project presents The ABCs of Working With LGBTQ Inclusion Presenters will examine regional trends, issues and concerns, and discuss what is on the horizon both socially and legally for LGBTQ+ treatment staff, community members and clients. Attendees will explore personal and professional inclusiveness and what could […]

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Volunteer Opportunites

When RSVP’ing to these events, please note the email address; replying to this email does not automatically get you on the appropriate list. Palm Springs 2019 Point-In-Time Homeless Count Volunteers are needed to count and survey homeless persons in the City of Palm Springs. The Point-In-Time Homeless Count is an effort to learn who are experiencing homelessness. […]

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Thanks to The Chase 25 Years of Local Impact

As seen in The Standard Magazine Many would agree, we’ve made so much progress since the earliest days of AIDS, but with conditions. Culturally and legally, being LGBTQ is not as dangerous as it once was, although hate crimes still occur. Living with HIV is no longer a death sentence, but stigma remains. And when […]

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25th Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Featuring a Performance by Music Legend Barry Manilow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Steven Henkeshenke@desertaidsproject.org(760) 656-8401 PALM SPRINGS, CA (December 27, 2018) – Attendees of The 25th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards will be treated to a special performance by pop music icon Barry Manilow.   Barry Manilow’s unparalleled career encompasses virtually every area of music, including performing, composing, arranging and producing. A Songwriters Hall of Fame […]

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Take Charge of Your Sexual Health Workshop

When it comes to HIV, knowledge is power! This full-day workshop on January 18 will address five major topics that are essential to maintaining good health when you have HIV. We will discuss how HIV treatment has changed and what’s in the pipeline, how to ensure it keeps working, how to understand lab results, and […]

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World AIDS Day 2018

December first is World AIDs Day, it is a moment to remember those who lost the battle to HIV or AIDs, as well as a day of hope for survivors. The Coachella Valley has a unique medical facility dedicated to the treatment of HIV/AIDS. The Desert AIDs Project began its work in the eighties in […]

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