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APEB Celebrates 35 years of service to Alameda County...

Help us push to 36 and beyond!

Since 1983, AIDS Project of the East Bay (APEB) has provided culturally-informed, client-centered services to communities most impacted by the ongoing HIV epidemic. To celebrate our 35th Anniversary, we have set a goal of raising $100,000 so that people in need can continue to access no-cost services including our food pantry, group and individual psychosocial support, medical case management, housing support, comprehensive sexual health education, HIV prevention and treatment navigation, and youth engagement activities. We've overcome many challenges in our 35-year history serving this great community, and now we are looking to you for help so we can continue to do just that.

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Many clients and community members wondered if APEB would be able to recover from the June 2016 fire that suspended operations at the main location in downtown Oakland for more than a year. The uncertainty seemed warranted after a season of successive leadership transitions. APEB survived the transitions and the fire, but we need your help to keep fighting. To help offset the rising cost of leased space due to gentrification in Oakland and to aid APEB's continued recovery, we are asking that you support the ongoing operations of the agency by contributing $3500, $350, or $35 to our "$35-for-35" Anniversary Fundraising Campaign.

 

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According to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 2 black men who have sex with men in the United States will be diagnosed with HIV during their lifetime if current HIV diagnosis rates persist. Contributions from donors like you help to make APEB Alameda County's premier community-based organization for African American men and transgender men and women of color.

Here's how you can get involved in our "$35-for-35" Anniversary Fundraising Campaign:

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GIVE: Donate via the PayPal link or mail your contribution to 1320 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94612.

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https://www.gofundme.com/apeboakland

SHARE: Use #APEBOakland on Facebook and Twitter to spread the word and encourage your networks to join the movement with you. 

 

June 8 :   Frank Ogawa Plaza                                                                                              Oakland, Ca 94612

June 13:  Struggling in Good Faith LGBTQI Inclusion in American                        Religion Featuring our own Executive Director Minister                      Robert Newells  290 Dolores St. San Francisco

June 20:  HCAL Racial Inequity with Dr. Jane Elliott California                              Endowment Featuring our own David Hillary and                                    Camryn Crump 1414 K st. Sacramento, Ca #500 95814

June 22:  14th and Franklin St.                                                                                            Franklin St Oakland, Ca 94612

June 27 :  National HIV Testing Awareness Day @ Walgreens                                 1333 Broadway Oakland, Ca 94607

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                          Our Mission

APEB’s mission is to prevent new HIV infections and to support individuals living with the virus through programs prioritizing some of the most vulnerable and marginalized individuals. The corporation seeks to provide culturally sensitive, non-judgmental, and effective services to all persons and communities in Alameda County living with and at risk for HIV infection.

As a community based organization dedicated to prevent the spread of HIV, we offer a variety of services including a drop-in clinic for trans youth and a wellness center for people without insurance.

 

 
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   The Wellness Center

 

The Wellness Center provides is a community primary care clinic. APEB Wellness Center provides: Primary Health Care, Acute Care, Physicals, Vaccines and a variety of HIV related Lab work.

Since 2001 the APEB Wellness Center has been providing high quality, state of the art, conscientious care to support the health of our clients in mind, body and spirit. At two convenient locations APEB Wellness Center provides: Primary Health Care, Acute Care, Physicals, Vaccines and a variety of HIV related Lab work.

Our Programs

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PREVENTION SERVICES:

  • YouthLink                                                      
  • HIV Testing
  • Youth Clinic (In-house and mobile clinic)
  • Substance Use Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Leadership Opportunities
  •  Special Events
  •  Drop In Center

CARE SERVICES:

  • Medical Case Management
  • Project HOPE

 

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Our Team 

Executive Leadership

Rob Newells
Executive Director
RNewells@apeb.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff

Camryn Crump
Social Media Outreach Coordinator
CCrump@apeb.org

Charles Washington
Sr. Case Manager
CWashington@apeb.org

Cory Moreland
HealthLink Navigator
SMoreland@apeb.org

Ericka Kimble
Housing Specialist
EKimble@apeb.org

George Jackson
Biomedical HIV Prevention Program Coordinator
GJackson@apeb.org

Management Team 

Andrew Wilson
Grants Management Specialist
AWilson@apeb.org

David Hillary
Care Services Department Manager
DHillary@apeb.org

Kelli McHugh
Medical Office Manager
KMcHugh@apeb.org

Nigel T. Weatherspoon, MBA
Prevention Services Department Manager
NWeatherspoon@apeb.org

Pearlin Grannum
Administrative Coordinator
PGrannum@apeb.org

 

 

Shirley Gainey
Housing Coordinator
SGainey@apeb.org

Terrance Walker                              Youthlink Coordinator   TWalker@apeb.org

Board of Directors

Camille Harvey
City of Oakland

Jill Bates Moore
Dahlia Law Group LLC

Kofi Johnson
Alameda Alliance for Health

Maurice Jamal
Artist/Activist