Join the PCAF team!
Since 1987, PCAF (Pierce County AIDS Foundation) has stood on the front lines fighting HIV/AIDS, combating the persistent stigma carried by the disease, and bringing compassion and equity to a community deeply affected by the epidemic. Today, our organization is ready to put a stop to new infections and end the epidemic. We are looking for others to join us.Visit this link →
BY ERICK SEELBACH AND INGRID WALKER
April 15, 2018 01:37 PM
Updated April 15, 2018 01:37 PM
If we truly want to address the opiate crisis in Pierce County, shouldn’t we consider all potential tools and interventions? Public health decisions should be based on research and evidence, not fear and stigma.
There is currently a proposal before the Pierce County Council to preemptively ban Safe Consumption Sites, a proposal that goes against the long history of harm reduction in our county and that cuts us off from even the possibility of using a public health intervention to address the opiate crisis that has been proven effective in Europe and Canada.… Read more →
Be an Ambassador
Ambassadors are our link to the community by helping make sure that every diner has a chance to give and to learn more about the effects of HIV & AIDS in the South Sound. On April 26th volunteer Ambassadors are stationed at restaurants around the South Sound where they greet and inform diners about Dining Out for Life®.… Read more →
February 5-28, 2018
Jake Prendez is a renowned Chicano artist, scholar and public speaker. He creates art with a specific focus on themes relating to Chicanx culture, activism, social justice, pop culture, and satire. His artistic style ranges from indigenous influence, social realism, portraiture, to colorful urban style art.… Read more →