BCAP Stands In Solidarity with Black Lives.
Due to the widespread, visceral, and continued racism in our country, Boulder County AIDS Project (BCAP) is announcing our outright opposition towards all forms of white supremacy and that we stand in solidarity with every Black person in this country. Equally, we must honor the lives of David McAtee, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Dreasjon “Sean” Reed, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the countless other Black individuals whose time on this earth, pursuing their passions and dreams, was cut far too short by racial violence.
At the heart of BCAP’s mission of serving people living with or at risk of acquiring HIV is a commitment to health equity, social justice, and human rights. We denounce all acts of racism and white supremacy, whether violent or subversive, regardless of the intention. The pain inflicted on Black individuals and communities by anti-Black racism is far too abhorrent for BCAP not to be steadfast and rigid in our anti-racist principles.
We are heartbroken and outraged by the institutionalized racism and anti-Black violence within the policing and criminal justice systems. BCAP supports the protests in Colorado and across our nation that demand justice, safety, access, equity, and civil rights for Black people. At BCAP, we remain committed to education and growth in the critical areas of anti-racism, anti-oppression, anti-stigma, inclusion, equity, and trauma-informed care to improve ourselves, our workplace, and our services.
We believe it is everyone’s duty, especially that of White people, to continue to fight anti-blackness, racism, and oppression in its many forms. We agree with Archbishop Desmond Tutu when he said, “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” BCAP must speak out. You must speak out. We all must speak out and act against anti-Black and racist ideologies, while supporting, electing, and funding leadership that will ensure a future where Black children and adults have just as much opportunity, joy, and love as any human being ought to have.
To learn more, visit: https://blacklivesmatter.com/
Thank you to BCAP staff member, Quyncc Johnson, for editing this
statement and adding his voice to our message.
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BCAP recognizes that this is a challenging time for everyone. We are committed to both protecting our clients, volunteers, and staff, while also providing support and services in support of BCAP's mission. Until further notice, BCAP has made the following temporary adjustments.
BCAP's Boulder and Longmont offices are staffed our regular hours of Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. However, staff are not be receiving people, including volunteers, into the building. Although we are not meeting with people in-person, staff are available by phone (and email) to provide support, answer questions, and suggest options, depending on the caller’s situation. Staff are checking the office voicemail frequently and returning calls in the order of highest need.
Please call 303-444-6121 and, if no one is able to take your call in the moment, please leave a message including your name and phone number. A staff member will get back to you as soon as we can.
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Until there is a cure, BCAP works to improve the lives of people living with HIV, minimize HIV transmission, and bring an end to HIV-related stigma in our community.
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Testing, treatment and ending stigma are the pathways to a world without AIDS. Every day, we test individuals at risk for HIV, making sure those who test positive get access to the care, information and support they need.
Our services include medical and bilingual case management, insurance assistance, financial support, pro bono professional services such as legal aid, and nutritional support through an on-site food pantry.
We also offer innovative prevention and outreach programs to our region's most at-risk populations, to reduce the spread of HIV.
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Boulder County AIDS Project Anti-Discrimination Statement
Because the quality of services to the community provided by the Boulder County AIDS Project is enhanced by the diversity of its Board of Directors, staff and volunteers, no person shall be discriminated against in volunteer service, access to services, or employment because of perceived or actual race, national origin, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, language, formal education level, socioeconomic status, age, HIV status, veteran status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, relationship status, or any applicable status protected by federal, state or local law.
Approved by the Board of Directors of the Boulder County AIDS Project
18 September 1995, amended on April 23, 2018.