February is Black History Month, a time for celebrating Black excellence and the many achievements of Black people in our communities. This year, The AIDS Network wishes to highlight African, Caribbean and Black champions who are making history today as leaders in the Harm Reduction movement. Meet the ACB Harm Reduction Champions!

World AIDS Day Vigil

Join us for our World AIDS Day Vigil to honour those in our community living with HIV [...]

The Red Scarf Campaign

What is The Red Scarf Project? This unique awareness event began in London, Ontario and has been [...]

TAN Withdrawing CTS Application

The AIDS Network has decided to withdraw applications to the Ministry of Health and Health Canada to [...]

Board Recruitment

Call for Volunteers to join our Board of Directors   We are seeking the involvement of leaders […]

Get a Kit

GetaKit.ca is designed to make HIV self-testing available free for individuals living in the Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk […]

Gender and Trauma-Informed Front-line Harm Reduction Printable Resource

We advocate for quality + compassionate support for our service users! Are you a front-line worker at [...]

On-demand PrEP

On-demand (or intermittent) PrEP means taking pills only on days before and after having sex. It is [...]

How well does daily PrEP work?

PrEP using TDF + FTC A large body of evidence shows that daily PrEP (using TDF + [...]

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)

all about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) What is PrEP? PrEP is an HIV prevention method that uses antiretroviral [...]

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

PrEP vs. PEP What is PEP? PEP consists of a combination of three HIV medications that an [...]

ACB COVID & Harm Reduction Resources

Check out these great COVID & Harm Reduction resources from Black CAP Toronto

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Past Campaigns

As the drug overdose crisis continues to escalate, the Black History of the events leading up to this crisis and the Black History of the Harm Reduction movement is often overlooked, and remains largely unacknowledged. Last year, The AIDS Network’s Black History Month focus was on the History of Black Harm Reduction, because the Black History of Harm Reduction Matters

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The Racist Origins of Drug Prohibition

Drug use for medicinal, recreational and spiritual purposes has been happening around the world for all of [...]

“Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did”

In 2016, Dan Baum who wrote 1996's "Smoke and Mirrors: The War on Drugs and the Politics [...]

Racially Coded Language Hurts Everyone who Struggles with Addiction (Drug Policy Alliance)

In 2014, the New York Times ran an article titled Addicted on Staten Island which stated, among [...]