News & Events

Urgent Attention to Address COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Communities of Color

10th of April 2020

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Shakira Croce, Assistant Director of Communications scroce@amidacareny.org, (917)-565-4444   The National Black Leadership Commission on Health and Amida Care Call for Urgent Attention to Address COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Communities of Color New York (April 10, 2020) –The National Black Leadership Commission on Health (NBLCH), a nonprofit organization that promotes […]

 

 For Black Women, the Fight Against HIV/AIDS Still Goes On

11th of March 2020

Contact: Melissa BakerNBLCH (212) 614-0023; Ext 109 mbaker@nblch.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  For Black Women, the Fight Against HIV/AIDS Still Goes On By C. Virginia Fields New York, March 10, 2020. Twenty-three years ago, right when I was running for my first term as Manhattan Borough President, the HIV/AIDS community reached two very different milestones […]

 

2020 National Black Political Convention

29th of February 2020

CONTACT:  Linda Taylor, 301-335-3524 2020 National Black Political Convention to Convene April 16-18 in Washington, DC   Washington, DC — On March 10-12, 1972, under the leadership of U.S. Congressman Charles Diggs (MI), Mayor Richard Hatcher (Gary, IN) and author/activist Amiri Baraka hosted the first ever National Black Political Convention in Gary, IN.  This historic […]

 

Mental Health Webinar Series #2 & #3 Registration OPEN

6th of February 2020

We have partnered with Patrice N. Douglas, LMFT, CAMS-I, a licensed therapist, certified anger management specialist, and certified parent child interaction therapist, to present a three-part webinar series on addressing stigma related to mental health. Owner of Empire Counseling & Consultation located in California, New York, and Texas, and  a doctoral candidate at the Chicago […]

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

7th of January 2020

MENTAL HEALTH Webinars We have partnered with Patrice N. Douglas, LMFT, CAMS-I, a licensed therapist, certified anger management specialist, and certified parent child interaction therapist, to present a three-part webinar series on addressing stigma related to mental health. Owner of Empire Counseling & Consultation located in California, New York, and Texas, and  a doctoral candidate […]

 

World AIDS Day 2019

2nd of December 2019

Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community December 2, 2019, New York City, New York – The first ever global health awareness day, World AIDS Day was first commemorated on December 1st, 1988 at a time when the virus was, to some extent, still new and unknown especially in the Black community. World AIDS Day […]

 

Seeking to end the stigma associated with mental health

25th of November 2019

We have partnered with Patrice N. Douglas, LMFT, CAMS-I, a licensed therapist, certified anger management specialist, and certified parent child interaction therapist, to present a three-part webinar series on addressing stigma related to mental health. Owner of Empire Counseling & Consultation located in California, New York, and Texas, and  a doctoral candidate at the Chicago […]

 

Press Conference, Brooklyn Borough President, NBLCH and Amida Care, Oct. 23rd

21st of October 2019

Contact: Shakira Croce (Amida Care), 646-757-7052, scroce@amidacareny.org Jonah Allon (BP Adams), 929-291-8881, jonah.allon@brooklynbp.nyc.gov Wednesday, October 23: Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, Amida Care, and National Black Leadership Commission on Health Recognize PrEP Aware Week Pre-exposure Prophylaxis is a Crucial Component of New York State’s Blueprint to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by 2020 Press Conference […]

 

Health Disparities Are Real for Black Americans (iHeartRadio)

9th of October 2019

Cross Currents with Scott Widmeyer – Click Here to Listen Some might look at this problem as Mission: Impossible. Not so, however, for the National Black Leadership Commission on Health when it comes to tackling the huge disparities that continue to exist around the health of black Americans. Whether its HIV-AIDS, mental health, breast cancer, […]

 

The Next Chapter

26th of September 2019

 NATIONAL BLACK LEADERSHIP COMMISSION ON AIDS EVOLVES INTO A COMPREHENSIVE ADVOCACY, ACTION AND POLICY ORGANIZATION TO HELP ERADICATE HEALTH DISPARITIES IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY  THE NEW NATIONAL BLACK LEADERSHIP COMMISSION ON HEALTH WILL BROADEN THE ORGANIZATION’S SCOPE TO INCLUDE OTHER MAJOR HEALTH DISPARITIES BEYOND HIV/AIDS

 

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