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TAAN Alert to call your Senators and Representatives about the ACA

Repealing the ACA would throw our health care system into disarray, strip away health insurance from millions of people, harm families, children, seniors and people living with disabilities and substantially increase my health care costs. I am specifically concerned that the Republican plan, and want...

REGISTER NOW: 2017 HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY ON THE HILL FEBRUARY 21

Register to join us for the 2017 HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on the Hill Tuesday, February 21,2017 at the Tennessee State Capitol and legislative offices. HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on the Hill serves as an opportunity to develop relationships with lawmakers that will help advance our fight against...

AIDS Watch 2017 March 27 – 28 in Washington D.C.

AIDSWatch, presented by The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, is the nation’s largest annual constituent-based national HIV/AIDS advocacy event, bringing together hundreds of people living with HIV and their allies to meet with Members of Congress and to educate them about the important issues at...

Nashville CARES Appoints New Public Policy Director

Nashville CARES is pleased to announce of Larry Frampton at the agency's new Director of Public Policy. Frampton is a person living with HIV/AIDS who has been active for more than 20 years in HIV Services, Community Planning and advocacy. He served as a past President...

Insurance and Dental Benefits Management Coach

Nashville CARES seeks candidates for the position of Fulltime Insurance & Dental Benefits Management Coach. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: HR/Bracey, Nashville CARES, 633 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37204 or via FAX to 615-259-9127. Word/PDF-only documents may be emailed to...

Insurance and Dental Benefits Management Coach

Nashville CARES seeks candidates for the position of Part-time Insurance & Dental Benefits Management Coach. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: HR/Bracey, Nashville CARES, 633 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37204 or via FAX to 615-259-9127. Word/PDF-only documents may be emailed to...

HOPWA MODERNIZATION (FINALLY) PASSES THE US SENATE

The United States Senate has passed H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunities Through Modernization Act (HOTMA), that brings much-needed updating to the funding formula for the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA). The new formula will base distribution on the number of people living with...

MEDICAID EXPANSION EFFORTS CONTINUE

At the urging of many coalition advocates from across Tennessee Medicaid Expansion continues to be actively pursued. Approximately 280,000 currently uninsured Tennesseans would qualify for more comprehensive health coverage if Medicaid were expanded in Tennessee. About 2,000 of those are people living with HIV/AIDS. ...

EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY FOR AUGUST 4th ELECTIONS

Early voting for the August 4th elections is underway now through Saturday, July 30th. Thursday, August 4th is Election Day. In Tennessee we elect people to many positions at the federal, state, and local levels. These elected officials have the authority and ability to pass laws...