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CALLING OURSELVES IN TO COLLECTIVE ACCOUNTABILITY

We are watching with grief and pain as women, femmes, and sex workers are yet again being forced to publicly bare their trauma in an ask for the harm reduction community to become a safe space for them, and we are examining our own organizational complicity in failing them. We hear loudly the voices of The post Calling Ourselves in to Collective Accountability appeared first on Harm Reduction Coalition.

#HARMRED20 POSTPONED: A MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL HARM REDUCTION CONFERENCE TEAM

The National Harm Reduction Coalition has engaged in an intentional process in our decisions about the National Harm Reduction Conference (HarmRed20) scheduled for October of this year. We took into consideration the safety and health of our community and centered input from the local organizing group in Puerto Rico. Additional considerations required us to think The post #HarmRed20 Postponed: A Message from the National Harm Reduction Conference Team appeared first on Harm Reduction Coalition.

NATIONAL HARM REDUCTION COALITION ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY COVID-19 FUNDING FOR HEPCONNECT GRANTEES IN GREATER APPALACHIA

To respond to the crisis surrounding COVID-19, the national Harm Reduction Coalition, with grant support from Gilead Sciences, Inc., announced emergency response funding for HepConnect grantees in the initiative’s five states: Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.  Shelter-in-place orders have impacted the way harm reduction programs and providers can reach participants and convene The post National Harm Reduction Coalition Announces Emergency COVID-19 Funding for HepConnect Grantees in Greater Appalachia appeared first on Harm Reduction Coalition.

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE #HARMRED20 TEAM

Hi friends, The National Harm Reduction Conference is, for many of us, an opportunity to be with our chosen family, colleagues, comrades, and allies. Every two years, the conference provides respite from the challenging and sometimes isolating environments in which we work to make positive change in the world. Our conference is designed to foster The post COVID-19 Update from the #HarmRed20 Team appeared first on Harm Reduction Coalition.

INFORMACIÓN ACTUALIZADA SOBRE COVID-19 DEL EQUIPO DE #HARMRED20

La Conferencia Nacional de Reducción de Daños es, para muchxs de nosotrxs, una oportunidad para estar con nuestra familia escogida, nuestrxs colegas, camaradas y aliadxs. Cada dos años, la conferencia brinda un descanso de los ambientes difíciles e, incluso, a veces aislantes en los que trabajamos por un cambio positivo en el mundo. Nuestra conferencia The post Información actualizada sobre COVID-19 del Equipo de #HarmRed20 appeared first on Harm Reduction Coalition.

COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WHO USE DRUGS AND PEOPLE VULNERABLE TO STRUCTURAL VIOLENCE

COVID-19 is an illness caused by a novel coronavirus that can cause respiratory infection and lead to health problems. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined COVID-19 as a global health emergency and a pandemic, meaning it spread to many people across the world at the same time. We are experiencing a global public health The post COVID-19 Resources for People Who Use Drugs and People Vulnerable to Structural Violence appeared first on Harm Reduction Coalition.

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