March 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.
VITA sites are now offering limited in-person and drop off services by appointment through 211, and an online process through GetYourRefund.org. Get Started Now, or contact the VITA Program Coordinator, Jenny Vongxay by email at jvongxay@cahs.org to learn more.
AIDSWatch, to be held March 22-24, 2021, will bring together HIV advocates from across the country – virtually – to speak truth to power to members of the 117th Congress and the new Biden-Harris administration. Registration is free and is open now. Register Today!
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.
The CAHS CT Money School provides adult and youth workshops covering 13 concepts of personal finance. Upon completion, individuals are provided 3 months of free personal financial coaching. Visit cahs.org/cms.html or contact Amanda Onochie at 860-951-2212 x268 for details.
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. More details coming soon!
ACT Calendar
3/17 - Board of Directors Meeting (7:30-9am)
3/23 - HIV 101 (CMTI)
March 10, 2021

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health, is observed annually on March 10. NWGHAAD increases awareness, sparks conversations, and highlights the work being done to reduce HIV among women and girls in the United States while showing support for those with HIV.
March 20, 2021

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is held on the first day of Spring. It was initiated in 2007 and has been successful in promoting and educating Native people about HIV and AIDS. It is also a day to honor those who are infected and affected by the disease, as well as to honor those who have passed as a result of AIDS related complications.
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.