Posts Tagged ‘Housing Works’

Housing Works: Good Bargains for a Good Cause

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

USMC-05518 By Laura Shanahan How would you like a tall, elegant, black-glazed ceramic mug with an outsized curvy handle for only two bucks? Pretty darn good deal, eh? How about if I told you the mug had “CPW Dentistry,” along with the business’s phone number imprinted in white? Would that be a deal-breaker—or up the ante [&hellip
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AIDS Activists Climb Flagpoles At City Hall

Written by aadler on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

IMG_0859 copy By Aaron Adler Two members of Housing Works, a New York-based healthcare and AIDS advocate group, climbed two 40 foot flagpoles at the southern end of City Hall Park in lower Manhattan on Wednesday around 10:45 a.m. The activists, wearing helmets and climbing gear, unfurled a 30 foot banner that read “HOUSING IS HEALTHCARE: HOUSE [&hellip
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Gifts with Heart

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News

The holidays are often equated with decorations, big meals and, perhaps most importantly, shopping. But while you are swiping that plastic or forking over cash for presents for family and loved ones, it can feel especially nice to mix purchasing with philanthropy. We suggest not only indulging in your consumer urges but helping out a [&hellip
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HIV/AIDS Protesters Arrested Near Zuccotti Park on World AIDS Day

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Roughly 10 people associated with a rally to support housing funding for those living with HIV/AIDS were arrested this morning at the intersection of Broadway and Park Place. Occupy Wall Street members teamed up with the rally’s organizers Housing Works, VOCAL-NY and Health GAP to celebrate World AIDS Day, while also protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s [&hellip
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