Author Archive - William

An Overdue Update

Hello everyone,
After an amazing year working under the auspices of the Stronach Prize and wonderful mentors, I have unfortunately (and unexpectedly) neglected this website. I have been thinking long and hard about the mission …

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2011 Saving Face Can’t Make You Safe

“Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV” is the Banyan Tree Project’s social marketing campaign slogan.
For 2011, BTP wanted to raise HIV/AIDS and STD awareness for young Asian and Pacific Islander women. …

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[UN]SPOKEN Shorts

Please check out these amazing video clips put out by the Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, described as:
[UN]SPOKEN is a new digital shorts campaign by the Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center uncovering …

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A Place Called Home

Cross-posted at The Body to commemorate World AIDS Day.
Searching for a new place is never easy. After spending several fruitless months looking for a bedroom to rent in San Francisco, I stumbled upon my …

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Final Letter Home

“The United States will become a place where new HIV infections are rare and when they do occur, every person, regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or socio-economic circumstance, will have unfettered …

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Project Update – April/May 2010

There are countless ways to approach HIV/AIDS. Should we focus our efforts domestically, or internationally? Should we target specific populations, and if so, which ones? Should we focus on prevention or treatment? And the list …

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BTMay192010

Asians, Pacific Islanders & HIV: Youth and Stigma

“May 19 is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and World Hepatitis Day. This blog post is one of a series on the impact of HIV and Hepatitis B in Asian & …

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Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV.

“Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV” is the Banyan Tree Project’s 2010 campaign. The Banyan Tree Project is a national campaign to end the silence and shame surrounding HIV/AIDS in Asian & …

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Project Update – March 2010

Dear Stronach Prize Committee,
This letter home will list some quick updates and comments.
I am still trying to procure a fiscal sponsor in order to receive an organizing grant from Campus Progress. Finding a …

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Weekly News Roundup 3-22-10

News from around the Internet.

HIV-Positive Indiana Man Faces 15 Additional Nondisclosure Charges: A man who admitted having sex with two women and not telling them he has AIDS is facing 15 more felony …

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