Road Trip to Cape Disappointment

Road Trip to Cape Disappointment

Let’s Kick ASS – Portland took another road trip this last weekend to Cape Disappointment off the Washington Coast. Let me tell you, Cape Disappointment was anything but disappointing. We got to climb the ruins of Fort Canby, took a short stroll up to the beautiful Cape Disappointment Light House where the Coast Guard Station still protects the ships and channel to this day. We went to picnic at Benson Beach where we got a free sand art tour and learned about tides, waves an…d currents. It is recommended by the Coast Guard and the Swim and Rescue Team to…

Feel at Home

Feel at Home

Finding solutions to housing older Americans living with HIV/AIDS August 15, 2016 • By Tim Murphy                      Source: Feel at Home POZ Magazine On a steamy afternoon in late May, Clifton Alford, Alfred Baker and John Lawton were showing off the myriad vegetables—kales, lettuces, broccolis, tomatoes, cucumbers and more—pluming lushly upward in handsome, spacious rows of wooden raised beds. The garden shared space with peach and fig trees and picnic tables in the courtyard of their group home. The gleaming, 60-unit senior-housing “green” building in New York City’s South Bronx neighborhood was built in 2011 with city housing funds and is run…

Todd Brooks New Let’s Kick ASS AIDS Walk Team Member

Todd Brooks New Let’s Kick ASS AIDS Walk Team Member

Thank you TODD for supporting and Joining our AIDS WALK Team. Todd Brooks | Let’s Kick ASS Portland Help Todd raise money for the Sept 10th  AIDS Walk Portland that supports the crucial programs and services of Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) and Let’s Kick ASS – Portland. Donate today and help Todd reach his $250.00 goal to support HIV Positive and Negative Long Term Survivor. DONATE NOW

Surviving & Thriving AIDS, Politics & Culture

Surviving & Thriving AIDS, Politics & Culture

Surviving & Thriving AIDS, Politics & Culture Monday August 15th 5:30pm to 7:30pm, The Q Center 4115 N Mississippi Ave. The Q Center, your host for the evening on Monday August 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 invites you to attend our program and view the exhibit for our opening night. The Q Center, Our House, Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) – Portland,  Cascade AIDS Project and The Quest Center for Integrative Health for our Surviving and Thriving AIDS, Politics & Culture Exhibit (on loan from OHSU) will hold a panel discussion that will begin at 6pm. The exhibit will be on display from August…

Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) Portland’s Website is Getting a New Facelift

Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) Portland’s Website is Getting a New Facelift

Ben Brown Jr the owner of Ace of Spades Portland will be donating his professional media serves to help Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) Portland (LKAPDX); in giving our website a new facelift.  Ben Brown Jr. has helped numerous for profit and non-profit organizations. Ben Brown Jr.’s resume is very impressive and his design work has been widely published. He has been featured in the Oregonian, Willamette Week (including almost all content, including advertising, in their 32 page Pride Guide in 2012, issue 3831, 06 June 2012), the Statesman-Journal, Portland Mercury, PQ Monthly, El Hispanic News and Just Out to name a few. Not only does he design websites but…

Join us for our Hike to Lost Lake

Join us for our Hike to Lost Lake

Mark you calendars. We are having our 2nd hike at Lost Lake It will take place on Sunday, August 14, 2016. This is the re-scheduled hike that we couldn’t do back in May because of inclement weather. We will meet at the Hollywood Fred Meyer parking lot in front of Starbucks; 3030 NE Wielder Street at 8:30. We will have to rely on members with vehicles to help get us to Lost Lake. Please let us know if you can drive and how many people you can take with you. The caravan will leave at 8:30 a.m. We will hike the trail around…

Monthly Smorgasbord Starting August

Monthly Smorgasbord Starting August

We are happy to announce that our monthly meals together will resume starting in Aug. This is a time where HIV Poz and HIV Neg Long-Term Survivors can come together for a sense of community and comradery. Our goal is to bring people together to share stories and to create new friendships. We ask that Let’s Kick ASS – Portland (LKA) Activity Members, volunteer to either host a potluck or create a venue for anyone who cares to break bread together. In August we have Jordan (our awesome volunteer) who will be setting a time and date (TBD) for everyone to…

Join us for Breakfast with a talk by Marie Fisher with Turing Pharmaceuticals

Join us for Breakfast with a talk by Marie Fisher with Turing Pharmaceuticals

Inviting you to: What You Need to Know About Toxoplasmosis Join us for an interactive talk about toxoplasmosis, including who is at risk, the warning signs, and how to protect yourself. Presented by: Marie Fisher, Turing Pharmaceuticals & Let’s Kick ASS Portland Saturday, July 16th, 2016 10:00 am Q Center 4115 N. Mississippi Ave, Portland *Breakfast will be provided Please RSVP today by emailing info@letskickasspdx.org or you may RSVP on Meetup.com  or Let’s Kick ASS – Portland Facebook event Page RSVP’s are required to join this event. RSVP will be accepted until Thursday July 14th. Anyone who identifies as a long-term…