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HIV/AIDS: Louisiana Fuels an Epidemic

For much of mainstream America, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is sometimes seen from a distance, a story for the history books or the developing world. But … [Continue Reading]

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Two Years After the Arson Attack, WWAV Works to Build the Vision

This weekend marked the 2-year anniversary of the arson attack on our offices, and here at Women With a Vision we have found ourselves looking back to … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV is a Featured Case Study for Good Practices in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming

Women With a Vision is honored to be one of the featured organizations in the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP)’s new report entitled, … [Continue Reading]

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From New Orleans to Nigeria: This Mother’s Day, Honor the Lives of Black Women and Girls Locally and Around the Globe

These last few weeks, activists around the globe have watched an unfolding tragedy in Nigeria: the kidnapping of more than 267 Nigerian school girls … [Continue Reading]

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24 Hours of Giving: This May 15th, Support WWAV’s LGBTQ Work on Give Out Day!

There are a lot of giving days this year! But only one is dedicated to highlighting the work of LGBTQ organizations across the country. On May 15th … [Continue Reading]

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Join WWAV Staff at Women’s Health Day on May 15th in Baton Rouge!

The Louisiana Center for Health Equity is hosting it’s 3rd annual Women’s Retreat/Women’s Health Day on May 15th to coincide with National … [Continue Reading]

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Getting Dirty For a Good Cause: On May 20th Shop at Dirty Coast to Support WWAV!

On May 20, 2014, the New Orleans-based apparel company Dirty Coast will donate 20% of all in-store and online sales to support the work of Women With … [Continue Reading]

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Statement: Addressing Louisiana Policy from a Harm Reduction Standpoint

Addressing Louisiana Policy from a Harm Reduction Standpoint Women With a Vision, Inc., New Orleans Trystereo Syringe Distribution, and No Overdose … [Continue Reading]

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Revictimizing Survivors: Local Case Highlights Barriers to Incident Reporting

Sexual assault is one of the most under-reported crimes in the United States to date. There are many barriers that survivors experience to seeking law … [Continue Reading]

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Born From Flames: WWAV Featured in The New Yorker

For 23 years, Women With a Vision has been standing with the women of New Orleans. We have been let into worlds that few others see, and trusted with … [Continue Reading]

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Join IWO and WWAV for an info session on the 2014 legislative session!

On Thursday, April 17th, WWAV welcomes the Independent Women's Organization who will present a community info session on the 2014 legislative session … [Continue Reading]

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Legislative Watch: WWAV Heads to State Capitol In Support of Good Sam and Naloxone Access Bills

The 2014 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature opened in March, and it's been an active legislative session already for Women With a Vision as … [Continue Reading]

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual violence is a very serious public health problem that affects millions of women and men. In the United States, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Staff to Present at Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South conference!

The staff of Women With a Vision will be leading a panel discussion at the upcoming conference on mass incarceration in the South, to be held at the … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Launches Last Friday of the Month Needle Exchange and Clinic

Women With A Vision is holding a monthly Needle Exchange and Clinic the last Friday of every month during regular needle exchange hours! Come visit us … [Continue Reading]

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Save the Date: Do Your Summer Shopping at Dirty Coast on May 20th to Support WWAV!

On May 20, 2014, the New Orleans-based apparel company Dirty Coast will donate 20% of all in-store and online sales to support the work of Women With … [Continue Reading]

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Want to know more about WWAV? Join our Listserv!

Interested in learning more about WWAV's events, campaigns, and programs? Did you know that you can sign up to receive our e-newsletters, news, … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Joins LGBTQ and Allied Organizations in Statement of Solidarity

Statement of the LGBTQ March and Rally for Safety Through Solidarity As members of the LGBTQ community in New Orleans, we support the safety and … [Continue Reading]

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News Reports Continue to Incorrectly Link Increased Sex Trafficking to Large New Orleans Events

Women With a Vision has a long commitment to fighting for the human rights protection of street-based sex workers and their families, addressing the … [Continue Reading]

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WWAV Chosen as Beneficiary of First All-Female Flambeaux Troupe this Mardi Gras Season!

Women With a Vision is honored to be the 2014 beneficiary of the tips received by the first-ever all-female flambeaux troupe known as "The Glambeaux." … [Continue Reading]

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After The Fire

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Two Years After the Arson Attack, WWAV Works to Build the Vision

This weekend marked the 2-year anniversary of the arson attack on our offices, and here at Women With a Vision we have found ourselves looking back to look forward, celebrating our victories, and … [Read More...]

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24 Hours of Giving: This May 15th, Support WWAV’s LGBTQ Work on Give Out Day!

There are a lot of giving days this year! But only one is dedicated to highlighting the work of LGBTQ organizations across the country. On May 15th from 12am-11:59 pm EST, the LGBTQ community and … [Read More...]

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Getting Dirty For a Good Cause: On May 20th Shop at Dirty Coast to Support WWAV!

On May 20, 2014, the New Orleans-based apparel company Dirty Coast will donate 20% of all in-store and online sales to support the work of Women With a Vision. … [Read More...]

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Education

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WWAV is a Featured Case Study for Good Practices in Sex Worker-Led HIV Programming

Women With a Vision is honored to be one of the featured organizations in the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP)’s new report entitled, “Good Practice in Sex Worker-Led HIV … [Read More...]

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National Women’s Health Week Starts Today!

National Women's Health Week begins on Mother's Day each year. This week, May 11 through May 17, individuals, families, communities, and others across the United States will work toward supporting … [Read More...]

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Join WWAV Staff at Women’s Health Day on May 15th in Baton Rouge!

The Louisiana Center for Health Equity is hosting it’s 3rd annual Women’s Retreat/Women’s Health Day on May 15th to coincide with National Women’s Health Week, along with Louisiana Senator … [Read More...]

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HIV/AIDS: Louisiana Fuels an Epidemic

For much of mainstream America, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is sometimes seen from a distance, a story for the history books or the developing world. But for marginalized communities across the country, … [Read More...]

Members of various CSOs protest against the delay in securing the release of the abducted schoolgirls who were kidnapped, in Abuja

From New Orleans to Nigeria: This Mother’s Day, Honor the Lives of Black Women and Girls Locally and Around the Globe

These last few weeks, activists around the globe have watched an unfolding tragedy in Nigeria: the kidnapping of more than 267 Nigerian school girls from the Government Girls Secondary School, a … [Read More...]

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Statement: Addressing Louisiana Policy from a Harm Reduction Standpoint

Addressing Louisiana Policy from a Harm Reduction Standpoint Women With a Vision, Inc., New Orleans Trystereo Syringe Distribution, and No Overdose Baton Rouge are Louisiana-based organizations that … [Read More...]

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WWAV Outreach Workers Prepare for Launch of Transgender Women Circles

Wendi Cooper, Women With a Vision's Community Navigator, has been preparing for the launch of WWAV's "Girls With a Pearl" series, doing outreach in the French Quarter and across the city to inform … [Read More...]

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WWAV to Host Social Mixer and Story Circle for Transgender Women, Part of New Emerge Project!

Announcing: GIRLS WITH A PEARL Girls With a Pearl is a bimonthly social mixer and safe space for transgender women. Join WWAV for conversation, dinner, and story sharing as we mix it up to talk about … [Read More...]

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WWAV’s Holiday Program Highlights Growing Community Needs

This past holiday season WWAV continued our twenty-year tradition of providing holiday gifts and dinners for residents in our community. In the process of meeting with families over the holidays, we … [Read More...]

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