The Gamma Phi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., has chosen St. Hope Foundation to receive the Unsung Heroes Award its’ continued work in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. The Unsung Heroes Award recognizes dedicated professionals, activists and organizations who work tirelessly to reduce the prevalence and impact of HIV/AIDS in the Houston community.
So how are we doing with our Biggest Loser Competition? With 11 staff participating, we have lost a total net weight of 35 POUNDS in the first 3 weeks.
“What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? “ A question that many health professionals
assume the general population knows the answer to. However, many individuals do not. African
American women have the highest rates of new HIV cases.
Happy Valentine’s Day from St. Hope Foundation and OfferingHope.Org!
There’s nothing like being ranked #1. It’s a dubious honor that everyone cherishes; however, Houston is ranked #1 as the fattest city in the United States according to Men’s Fitness.
It has not taken Esperanza Spalding long to emerge as one of the brightest lights in the musical world. Listeners familiar with her stunning 2008 Heads Up International debut, Esperanza, and her best-selling 2010 release Chamber Music Society, were well aware that the young bassist, vocalist and composer from Portland, Oregon was the real deal, with a unique and style-spanning presence, deeply rooted in jazz yet destined to make her mark far beyond the jazz realm.
Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (2/7/12) and St. Hope Foundation/OfferingHope.Org is providing free HIV testing at all locations including MyWellness-Xpress at Sharpstown Center.
On January 26, 2012 I attended the launch of a Faith Leaders Symposium in Houston, TX hosted by Metropolitan Interdenominational Church Technical Assistance Network (MICTAN). I was most inspired by Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove’s presentation that addressed systematic poverty in America.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was founded by five national organizations funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1999 to provide capacity building assistance to Black communities and organizations.
African-American doctors are great contributors to the medical field. They practice in all fields, and have made significant contributions in the areas of cancer, cardiology, HIV-AIDS, neurology, pathology, and radiology-just to name a few.