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API Wellness Commemorates Transgender Day Of Remembrance November 20th 2017


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San Francisco, CA- The API Wellness Center stands in solidarity with the transgender and gender non-conforming community on the 19th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, Monday, November 20th, 2017.   On this day we honor those lives lost due to transphobia, homophobia and police violence against transgender (Trans) and gender non-conforming people (GNC). In 2017, …

API Wellness Feeds Hundreds And Offers Critical Medical Services To The Homeless In The Tenderloin District  


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San Francisco, CA – On Wednesday November 15th 2017 the API Wellness Center will continue its premier service project aimed at supporting the needs of the homeless population in area, Tenderloin Cares. Beginning at the start of the holiday season, the health center will hold its second Tenderloin Cares, affectionately called TLC, to community offering …

API WELLNESS CONDEMNS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S TERMINATION OF DACA PROGRAM


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Today, the Trump administration announced the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, putting 800,000 young adults, more than a quarter of whom live in California, at risk for deportation. For five years, the DACA program has allowed immigrant youth to temporarily live and work without fear of being deported if they …

API WELLNESS DENOUNCES TRUMP BAN ON TRANSGENDER MILITARY PERSONNEL


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San Francisco, CA – Earlier this morning, President Trump tweeted a statement indicating that the US would no longer “accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US Military,” effectively overturning a policy of open acceptance set by the Obama administration in 2016. President Trump went on to cite the “tremendous …

Introducing our NMAC Youth Leader, Tapakorn Prasertsith!


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We’re proud to announce that our very own Tapakorn Prasertsith was named an NMAC Youth Scholar this year. The competitive program is sponsored by NMAC, ViiV Healthcare, Magic Johnson Foundation, and Advocates for Youth. The program is designed to develop “future leaders among a cadre of Youth Scholars to take action to end HIV/AIDS in …

President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget and its Impact on Health, Wellness, and Equality for Vulnerable Communities


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May 31, 2017 President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget and its Impact on Health, Wellness, and Equality for Vulnerable Communities By Lance Toma, CEO of API Wellness Last week, the Trump administration released its budget for FY 2018. The document marks a disturbing departure from the three foundational pillars of health care reform established by the …

API WELLNESS KICKS OFF NATIONAL ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY


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PRESS RELEASE Stacy Lavilla API WELLNESS KICKS OFF NATIONAL ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY SAN FRANCISCO, CA – API Wellness kicked off National API HIV/AIDS Awareness Day today by urging Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) to talk about HIV/AIDS and discuss using Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) with their health care providers. API Wellness, a …

API WELLNESS DENOUNCES HOUSE PASSAGE OF AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ACT


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PRESS RELEASE Stephanie Goss API WELLNESS DENOUNCES HOUSE PASSAGE OF AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ACT Senate called on to protect access to fair and equal health care for people of color and the LGBTQ community SAN FRANCISCO, CA – API Wellness condemns the House of Representatives for voting in favor of the American Health Care Act …

API WELLNESS LAUNCHES SAN FRANCISCO’S FIRST HEALTH HOME FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY IN THE CASTRO DISTRICT


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PRESS RELEASE Stacy Lavilla API WELLNESS LAUNCHES SAN FRANCISCO’S FIRST HEALTH HOME FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY IN THE CASTRO DISTRICT SAN FRANCISCO, CA – API Wellness is pleased to announce the opening of a new health center location on Market Street that offers affordable, quality health care for the LGBTQ community. The health center, which …