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June 2018 Pride Update


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www.SFCommunityHealth.org June 2018 Pride Update Contact: Brian Ragas 415-292-3420×360/Brian@sfcommunityhealth.org It’s Pride month and the San Francisco Community Health Center (formerly API Wellness) is celebrating in style! Gay Pride or LGBTQ Pride is worldwide movement that is anchored right here in San Francisco and we have so much to proud of. This year as we launch …

San Francisco Community Health Center Kicks Off National Transgender HIV Testing Day


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San Francisco Community Health Center Kicks Off National Transgender HIV Testing Day   San Francisco, CA – San Francisco Community Health Center in collaboration with UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health kicks off National Transgender HIV Testing Day on April, 18th 2018 by holding a daylong event to engage the transgender community in their …

Pearl Gala Photos January 2018


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On January 26th 2018 API Wellness celebrate our 30th year anniversary at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco. That evening we uplifted and honored those who contributed to much to our community as well as launched the rebranding of our organization as the San Francisco Community Health Center.

API Wellness Launches New Transgender Clinic in San Francisco


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San Francisco, CA- API Wellness launches Clinic @ Trans Thrive, on Friday December 1st 2017, offering critical medical and social services for the exclusively for the transgender community. The clinic is an additional installation of programming for the already successful drop-in center. Located in the heart of the Tenderloin District, Clinic @ Trans Thrive, will …

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 …

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 …