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Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom, Still Fighting for Equality

From the desk of staff member Monét Johnson, a message about the history of Juneteenth and the lasting impact of racism on health and humanity.

A Statement for Our Times.

A Statement from the Executive Director In the mountains, the people sang. Nearly every year at our annual HIV retreat, the people raised up, “Breathe on me, Breath of God!” To many, God breathed Life and they inhaled it. After all, nobody had a knee buried in their necks. At least, so it appeared. The …
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HIV and COVID-19

What people living with HIV, and the people who care about them, need to know As the health crisis of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) unfolds around us, many people are rightly concerned about how those of us with underlying health conditions, such as HIV, could be at greater risk of more serious complications if they become …
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Open Letter Regarding The American Response to the Coronavirus

To Triad Health Project, or THP, it comes as no surprise that the outbreak of the Coronavirus is running parallel to an emerging outbreak of fear, misinformation, stigma and loathing. In our world of HIV care, this echoes not only a devastatingly painful past but also the ongoing injustices that continue to walk hand-in-hand with …
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The True Spirit of the Season

A few years ago, 28 to be exact, Melody Hennessee, a reporter at the High Point Enterprise adopted a tradition she never knew would continue to this day. The “Triad Health Project Kids Christmas Project,” as they call it, began as a $5 interoffice gift exchange that the newspaper’s staff would eventually decide to make …
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THP Board Member Receives Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Award

We were thrilled to get news at Triad Health Project this spring that our board member, friend and passionate advocate, Geoff Atack, was selected as the recipient of the 2019 North Carolina Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Award. Over 20 years ago, I took a job in Greensboro at a house of healing and hospitality for …
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A New Generation Confronts HIV

In the later months of 2018, I visited High Point’s Triad Health Project (THP) offices for the first time. I received the tour and became acquainted with the space, but I was not prepared for the emotional pulse that settled itself into my heart near the end of that particular day. It had been a …
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The Fight for Housing for People Living with HIV: David’s Story

David has always felt like the world was working against him. He is a gay, black man living in the south. Could life get any more unaccepting? Add in an HIV diagnosis, a passion for female impersonation, and a history of homelessness and you can begin to see how David would feel like the world …
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At the Crossroads: A Message From Executive Director Mark Cassity

Friends & family, Mere months ago, we found ourselves at a crossroads not only as an agency but as a story, prayer and dream. Together, we took a deep, communal breath and turned to our hearts and our people. Then, we did what movements do. We moved. Our call to action and unity has been …
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The Bead Bash!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our first celebration of “The Bead Bash: An Evening of Mardi Gras to Benefit Triad Health Project.” We had a great evening with supporters and friends, who arrived at the event decked out in festive masks, feathery boas, shiny beads and fantastical costume creations. Miss Kitty Litter, Fuscia …
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