31 May 2017

We Are 1 – HIV Long Term Survivors Awareness Day

On June 5th, 1981 the Centers for Disease Control released the first official report on what became known as the AIDS epidemic. In the 36 years since, great strides have been made through early detection and treatment; however, long-term survivors live with significant social and emotional challenges. Aging with HIV often presents a number of…

22 May 2017

BAC Teams Up with Thrive NYC, ,Tumblr, Live Breathe for Mental Health Awareness Celebration!

On May 24th, 2017, In honor or Mental Health Awareness month in May, Bridging Access to Care, DOHMH Thrive NYC, Tumblr and Live Breathe all teamed up for Release: A Mental Health Month Awareness Celebration to unveil New York City’s Mental Health Quilt at Tumblr Headquarters in NYC— A community event Inspired by the Oscar-winning…

14 Dec 2016

BAC Celebrates 30 Years at World AIDS Day Benefit Awards Gala

Brooklyn, New York— On Friday, December 2nd, 2016, Bridging Access to Care (BAC) hosted a very special benefit awards gala at Brooklyn College in New York, to commemorate World AIDS Day. The event was also held to honor the leadership of 30 outstanding individuals for their remarkable contribution in response to Governor Cuomo’s Ending the…

6 Jun 2016

BAC ANNOUNCES NEW DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

(Monday, June 6, 2016) – Today, Bridging Access to Care is proud to announce that Nadine Ranger-Akinyemi, Director of Social Support Services, has been promoted to Deputy Executive Director effective immediately.  Nadine will be responsible for the effective implementation and management of BAC programs and administration.  She will work with the senior management team on agency-wide…

16 Mar 2016

Words Matter: Ending HIV-related Stigma!

Words matter. They can motivate, empower, and lift people up. They can also do a great deal of damage and tear people down. Stigma can also be a by-product of how we talk about HIV data. David Matthews from Bridging Access to Care in Brooklyn, New York, spoke at the stigma meeting at The White…

28 Sep 2015

BAC Attends The North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit VIII

BAC Attends The North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit VIII: Tackling the Social Drivers of HIV September 14-16, 2015, Washington DC Omni Shoreham Hotel Launched in 2005, the Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit Series is a unique interdisciplinary forum for consideration of research findings and policy initiatives that focus on the role of housing,…

2 Sep 2015

September is National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is a national observance that educates Americans on the fact that addiction treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. The observance’s main focus is to laud the gains made by those in recovery from these…

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