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Empower Missouri

On September 5th, hundreds of people gathered for the 23rd Annual United States Conference on AIDS (USCA). Themed ‘Ending the Epidemics in Their Memory’, the conference featured four days of engaging content centered on the federal plan to end the HIV epidemic. People living with HIV, health departments and providers, community organizations, activists, and more...
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The Disparate Impact rule says that, even if it seems to apply equally to everyone, if a policy impacts protected classes more than others, it is discriminatory. A new proposal from HUD would effectively dismantle this important and needed rule.
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Hello! My name is Chloe Owens, and I am excited to be starting as Empower Missouri’s Justice Organizer. I am originally from Memphis, TN, but Missouri is as much a part of who I am as my hometown. Growing up, I spent my summers in Charleston and Sikeston, MO, and I attended college and graduate...
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Michael Johnson was released from Booneville Correctional Center on Tuesday, July 9th, 25 years before his expected release date. “Leaving prison is such a great feeling,” he told a BuzzFeed News reporter. Mr. Johnson was accused and convicted of failing to disclose his positive HIV status with a number of his sexual partners, leading to...
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This priority reflects the best practice known as Meaningful Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS (or, MIPA, pronounced MEE-puh). MIPA was established in 1983 as part of the Denver Principles
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Thank you to those who fought for our voice, our vote, and our place in this world. Thank you for the work you have done in the fight for gender equality. Your efforts have empowered millions of young women across the country.
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But when was America great? Was it when business ruled the country and profits came first? If so, that was the age Mark Twain named Gilded.
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A new report from our national partner- The Food Research and Action Center (www.frac.org) Shows School Meals Improve Food Security, Dietary Intake, and Weight Outcomes, says Food Research & Action Center WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2016—Mounting evidence shows that healthy school meals play a key role in supporting the well-being of children, including alleviating food insecurity,...
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