New art is up in our gallery space in Tacoma! Thank you to local artist, Erin Wetzel, for creating a specific series just for PCAF called Affectionate Animals. Many of the pieces in this show were inspired by vintage photographs of same sex couples as well as her own inspiration of couplings and connections in the animal kingdom and elsewhere.… Read more →
Our Olympia location is moving just up the street!
During the move, our Olympia office will be closed March 27th-31st. We will reopen in our new space on Monday, April 3rd. Our Olympia hours will change with the move. Once we reopen our *new* hours will be: weekdays 9am-5pm and Wednesdays from 1pm-5pm.… Read more →
Discrimination may be on the November ballot in Washington.
Recently, the ballot title and language were finalized for I-1552, a harmful new initiative that seeks to repeal our state’s long-standing non-discrimination protections for our transgender friends, family members and neighbors.
Now that the ballot initiative is approved, I-1552 backers have five months to collect 260,000 valid signatures.… Read more →
A message from our Executive Director, Erick:
PCAF and other community-based HIV organizations are built on a legacy of community action. When the epidemic first started devastating our communities, we stood together to both take care of each other and to demand action from an unresponsive government.… Read more →
With the end of my first month at PCAF, I feel called to say thank you – thank you to PCAF’s Board of Directors for putting their faith and trust in me and to PCAF’s staff and community for the very warm welcome. I look forward to getting to know Tacoma.… Read more →
After much thought and deliberation, we have decided to end the AIDS Walk. Over the past year, we have solicited input from volunteers, staff, board members, donors, and sponsors. We have crunched numbers and reviewed data. We’ve asked tough questions and challenged ourselves to look through new lenses.… Read more →
On behalf of PCAF’s Board of Directors, I am very pleased to announce that Erick Seelbach has accepted our offer to become the next Executive Director of PCAF. Erick’s first day on the job will be Thursday, June 16.
Erick brings a wealth of knowledge about HIV/AIDS and is very well respected in our community. … Read more →