December 01, 2020
APLA Health Asks Community To Recommit To Ending HIV Epidemic
“On World AIDS Day, we remember those friends, family members and advocates we have lost to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. We are here because of them, making certain they weren’t taken away from us in vain. Each year on this special day, we reaffirm our commitment to ending the epidemic,” said Craig E. Thompson, CEO of...
September 30, 2020
APLA Health Applauds Governor Newsom for Signing Landmark Legislation for LGBTQ and HIV Communities
APLA Health applauds Governor Newsom for signing landmark legislation for the LGBTQ and HIV communities, including a bill to end discrimination against people living with HIV by life and disability income insurance companies. SB 1255 — The Equal Insurance HIV Act — was authored by Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) and the Senate Committee on Insurance and co-sponsored by Insurance...
September 25, 2020
APLA Health Condemns Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping
This week President Trump signed an executive order banning federal agencies and their contractors — potentially even APLA Health — from conducting “workplace training that inculcates in its employees any form of race or sex stereotyping or any form of race or sex scapegoating”. The executive order essentially bars contractors from conducting training that teaches, advocates, or...