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April 15, 2016

Join us for the 26th annual PWA Coalition retreat! This year’s theme is getting Vermont to zero new HIV infections by the year 2020. We are very excited about the “2020=Ø” retreat!

This year’s retreat will include important traditions such as the opening and closing ceremonies, much-loved events such...

April 15, 2016

The Winter is a Drag Ball in February was a huge success once again. The House of LeMay outdid themselves (somehow they always do!) with amazing entertainment. The PWA Coalition gratefully relies on the proceeds from the annual drag ball to help fund the summer retreat. The extraordinary generosity...

February 1, 2016

The “Winter is a Drag Ball” is coming up on February 13, held at Higher Ground and produced by The House of LeMay. We expect another blow-out year and ask that you, our community, come support this event. These fundraisers help the Coalition tremendously and give us more opportunities for better pro...

December 1, 2015

The Vermont People With AIDS Coalition commemorated World AIDS Day in Montpelier on Tuesday, December 1st at Christ Episcopal Church, with a reception with refreshments and reflections, followed by a candlelight vigil on the State House lawn. 

April 15, 2014

CLEAR (Choosing Life, Empowerment, Action, & Results), is a program offered free of charge to  Vermont residents living with HIV. CLEAR  participants learn and practice skills that increase  their ability to cope with problems and challenges.

For the past four years, the CLEAR program has...

April 15, 2014

The Vermont People With AIDS Coalition and Vermont CARES Host HIV Advocates from Ukraine By Roy Belcher Recently local and global HIV activist Gus Nasmith of Rutland hosted two colleagues from Ukraine while they were here for a conference. Svitlana and Oleksiy were representing the All-Ukrainian Net...

December 31, 2013

2013 has been a year of success and growth for the Vermont People With AIDS Coalition. As we  move forward toward our 24th year of operation, we would like to take a moment to look back at  just a few of our accomplishments from this past year

Vermont’s Largest Gathering for People Living with H...

December 12, 2013

We’re  excited  to  have  one  of  our  newest  board  members  contribute  to  this  issue  of  The Update! They  have  offered  to  break  down  the  often  complex  news  that  comes  out  of  the  medical  field  into  terms we  can  all  understand....

July 19, 2013

Nearly 9 years after the first Medical Marijuana law took effect, patients who use cannabis to relieve symptoms of their chronic ailments will soon have safe, legal and reliable places to buy their medication.

Dispensaries will sell a variety of cannabis strains and help patients select the strain t...

July 15, 2013

An average of one Vermonter per week overdoses and dies from opiates. Their average age is 42. In an effort to reduce the number of deaths, the Legislature has passed two bills.

The Good Samaritan Bill (Act 71) addresses the problem of protecting people who try to help someone who is overdosing. In...

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The 27th Annual Gathering of Friends

April 1, 2017

Join us this summer for another wonderful, educational, and relaxing retreat!

The retreat will held from July 13-16, and we are thrilled to have a new...

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Vermont Positive Living Coalition

P.O. Box 11

Montpelier, VT 05601


Office Phone: 802-229-5754

Toll Free: 800-698-8792 (VT)

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