April 2021
Your monthly news & updates
ACT's monthly newsletter for our supporters, partners, and other service providers is now provided in electronic format only. This newsletter provides updates and information on our programs, staff, and upcoming events.
ACT Welcomes New Staff
ACT is pleased to welcome new staff members: Maria Diaz, Community Resources Assistant; Sandy Harmon, Office Assistant; and Kendra Walz, Financial Coach at CAHS. We are also hiring for 2 positions: Harm Reduction Health Educator and Accounting Specialist.
This year's Red Carpet Experience event will be held virtually on Sunday, April 25, 2021. It won't be the same as an in-person event, but we plan to continue our theme of glitz and glamour virtually. We look forward to watching the Oscars together, in a whole new way. Buy your tickets now!
The New Haven Financial Empowerment Center (NHFEC) helps local residents become financially stable, achieve goals around banking, savings, credit, debit, avoid utility/rent arrears and reduce risk of eviction. Visit their new website for more information or call 203-946-8523.
Are you a member of Connecticut's LGBTQ+ community? Join the Proud to Count movement by filling out Connecticut's LGBTQ+ Community Survey. For an even bigger impact please share this survey link: https://bit.ly/3siusqC with any LGBTQ+ folks who might want to participate.
Financial Literacy Month
CAHS is a proud partner in the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial empowerment program. We are happy to celebrate Financial Literacy Month with Citizens Bank by joining them in their efforts to provide communities with the resources to make informed financial decisions.
ACT Calendar
April 10, 2021

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), held annually on April 10, is a day to educate the public about the impact of HIV and AIDS on young people. Addressing the impact of HIV on young people requires they have access to affirming, culturally-competent, and medically accurate resources and tools.
April 18, 2021

National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD), observed on April 18, recognizes the importance of routine HIV testing and status awareness, as well as HIV prevention and patient-centered care for transgender and gender non-binary people. Transgender women are at high risk of having HIV and of contracting HIV.
Advancing CT Together (ACT) is an umbrella agency that encompasses three divisions: AIDS CT, The CT Association for Human Services, and The CT Center for Harm Reduction. Our collective impact strengthens and broadens the range of services provided to families throughout Connecticut.