ASA Staff'S ARCHIVE

  • AIDS Services of Austin’s prevention team demonstrated a strong commitment in supporting the Austin Pride event last month, by providing a variety of prevention services to attendees, including contraceptives, testing, counseling, and general information. Velda Clinton, Prevention Specialist at ASA commented after the event, “It was a wonderful year.  People were much more engaged than […]

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  • Dear ASA Friends and Supporters, I want to begin by telling you how excited I am to be joining the wonderful and dedicated team at AIDS Services of Austin. Over the past 28 years, ASA has established itself as an invaluable and trusted partner in Austin. ASA’s central mission is to enhance the health and […]

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  • For something as beautiful as the lotus flower, it’s surprising to discover the blossom’s modest beginnings in ponds and lakes around the world. The roots of a lotus flower extend deep below the still surface of the water, grounding it in soft, sticky mud. Surrounded by sludge, fish, and other wildlife, the pod frees itself, […]

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  • Volunteers are the life and blood of AIDS Services of Austin. By supporting services for people living with HIV and AIDS, or being a part of prevention programs for people at-risk, our wonderful volunteers change and impact lives every day. In addition to giving their compassion and time volunteering in our office, the food bank, […]

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  • “I learned many of my case management clients had passed away recently, and I wanted to do something.” Aubrey Staples, Case Management Program Manager, has been with ASA for nine years, but 2014 was her first time riding in the Hill Country Ride for AIDS (HCRA). “The ride was also an activity I could do […]

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  • I guess it started in 1987: I was 3, and my dad had just come out. My dad, Bob, met the love of his life, Roger, during his first-ever visit to a gay bar in Houston, Texas. Dad tells the story that it was love at first sight, and they were inseparable for the next […]

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