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Youtube Live discussion on Crystal Meth usage in Black and Latino gay communities

September 21, 2017

On Friday, September 22nd at 11:30 PST/2:30 EST Harm Reduction Coalition is partnering with Counter Narrative Project and BEAM Collective to hold a discussion via Youtube Live on Crystal Meth usage in Black and Latino gay communities. This conversation will be hosted by Yolo Akili Robinson, with contributions from Charles Stephens, Ricky Bluthenthal, and Kenyon […]

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How to Support Dreamers and the Immigrant Community

September 7, 2017

This week, the United States government announced its plan to put an end to DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.) Ending DACA is the most recent of many attacks on immigrant communities by this administration. DACA has protected young immigrants from deportation, permitting them to live, study, and work in the United States. DACA recipients […]

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A Discussion on Crystal Meth Use in Black and Latino MSM Communities

September 1, 2017

TALKING TINA: A FACEBOOK LIVE DISCUSSION

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Should Be Alive Today

August 30, 2017

A group of New York State-based advocates, including Harm Reduction Coalition, VOCAL-NY, Drug Policy Alliance and Housing Works have created postcards to memorialize lives lost to overdose ahead of International Overdose Awareness Day. These postcards create space for people to share their stories on overdose and memorialize people lost. The postcard is addressed to New […]

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Overdose Call to Action: Harm Reduction Can End Preventable Overdose Deaths in California

August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact: Taeko Frost, Western Regional Director, Harm Reduction Coalition (510) 763-3139 frost@harmreduction.org Opioid overdose claimed the lives of 1,925 Californians in 2016, yet overdose deaths are preventable. At least 10 cities across the state will be organizing public events to raise awareness and support family and friends of those […]

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Overdose Awareness and Remembrance Day San Francisco

August 29, 2017

On International Overdose Awareness Day and Remembrance Day, please join Harm Reduction Coalition’s DOPE Project to celebrate the courage and resilience of people who use drugs in San Francisco, and remember all the people lost to the racist, classist violence of the war on drugs. Civic Center Commons 149-199 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94102 […]

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Self-Preservation as an Act of Political Warfare

August 15, 2017

Dear harm reduction family, What happened in Charlottesville is deeply troubling and we’re all affected. Each of us may be carrying feelings that range from denial that last weekend’s events aren’t much more than an isolated event, to believing that we are on the precipice of civil war, to a personal sense of betrayal. But […]

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Words Need to be Accompanied by Actions

August 10, 2017

STATEMENT ON DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY ON OPIOID CRISIS

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The Slow Unraveling of Compassion

August 9, 2017

Yesterday President Trump held a press briefing about the opioid crisis. Consistent with his demeanor in other press conferences, he read a prepared statement peppered with off-script elaborations. After thanking HHS Secretary Price for his “work addressing opioid, heroin, and meth-am-phetamine problem in this country,” he went on to say “it’s a tremendous problem and […]

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Harm Reduction Coalition Calls for Removal of Legal Barriers in Response to Successful Trial of An Unsanctioned Supervised Injection Facility in US

August 8, 2017

August 8th, 2017 For immediate release Contact: Daniel Raymond, Harm Reduction Coalition (212) 377-9121 raymond@harmreduction.org Scientific research published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine  on one of the first unsanctioned supervised injecting facilities in the country highlights the public health and community safety benefits of safer drug consumption services (SCS). In response to […]

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