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 →
End AIDS Washington is a collaboration of community-based organizations (including PCAF), government agencies and educational and research institutions working together to reduce new infections in Washington by 50% over the next five years.
Over the past year, people across Washington State have completed surveys and participated in town halls and community conversations to make recommendations about how to end AIDS.… Read more →
An Interview With WIRB, AIDS Walk Presenting Sponsor
For the third year, WIRB has been the Presenting Sponsor for the South Sound AIDS Walk. In addition to a generous cash sponsorship, they have a staff team that raises funds for the event, and even showed up in tutus last year!… Read more →