Outreach'S ARCHIVE

  • Continuing with our Open House, we move on to CDN and take a look at our testing van. Condom Distribution Network (CDN) Each month, CDN distributes 3,300 volunteer-assembled safe sex kits to 81 sites in the city. Each kit contains condoms, lubricant packets, a prep chart, and a card with ASA testing sites and hours. […]

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  • “Free Your Mind, Know Your Status” is a call to action emended in the art wrapping the side of ASA’s testing van. The artwork was created by ASA staff member, Marcus Sanchez. In between ground-up community building at The Q and prepping for the upcoming sixteenth annual Art Erotica show, we sat down with Marcus to talk about the van […]

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  • You’ve probably heard us talk about the amazing volunteers we have at The Q and how vital they are to Mpowerment. We like to share the cool work and events happening in our space so I just have to tell you about last night!  Texas Department of State Health Services conducted a focus group with our Core […]

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  • You are cordially invited to join us for an early afternoon promotional event benefiting ASA and the upcoming AIDS Walk 2015 at Gourmands Pub on October 17th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Gourmands Pub is a family-owned, friendly neighborhood establishment located on the East side at 2316 Webberville Road. Gourmands strives to be unpretentious […]

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  • 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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  • If you think being tasked with scanning and organizing old newsletters doesn’t sound like a lot of fun, then you would be right. It isn’t. Recently, a box of ASA’s old newsletters turned up at our office, hidden in the back of the Helping Hands Food Bank. The box was weathered, sporting stains and rips […]

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