The incoming Congress has made removing health care and health protections for millions of people one of its first priorities. More than 1​.1​ million people gained coverage in PA through the Affordable Care Act, including​ nearly​ 7​0​0,000 people that benefited from Medicaid Expansion.

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Earlier today the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations held a press conference to announce the release of their report on racism and discrimination in Philadelphia’s LGBTQ community. 
 
We would like to thank the members of the PCHR for all of their work in putting this report together.  We also thank the many individuals who came forward to share their stories and experiences, which was surely not an easy Read more...
Mazzoni Center is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded $100,00 from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s (IBC) Blue Safety Net grant program.  A grant of $50,000 will provide continued support for the position of Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC), which has been in place at Mazzoni Center Family and Community Medicine (MCFCM) since June of 2014.  
 
An additional grant of $50,000 will enable our Read more...

Mazzoni Center was the first AIDS service organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the fourth in the United States.  Our agency was founded as a small, Read more...

There are still many unanswered questions about what the new presidential administration will mean for healthcare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare. On the campaign trail, the President-elect insisted that he would call for a full repeal of the ACA, although in the days since the election, he has stated he may keep some elements of the law – like the ability for children to stay on their parents’ insurance up to age 26 and measures that allow for coverage despite preexisting conditions.
 
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Many of us are coming to grips with anxious feelings in the wake of last week's election, including LGBTQ-identified young people.  How can we help them to live and thrive in a country where our President-elect and Vice President-elect have expressed and/or endorsed strong feelings against queer folks, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, poor folks - and all of those at the intersections of these identities?
 
Here are five immediate steps advisers, educators, parents, and allies can take to support queer young people Read more...