Bebashi – Transition to Hope was one of eight organizations selected by the City of Philadelphia to receive funding for its programs that help in the fight against monkeypox. Click the link to read the full article.
Bebashi’s new partnership with SistaTalkPHL and Ark of Safety LGBTQ+ Safe Haven to make HIV testing more accessible, was recently featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Click the link to read the full article. https://www.inquirer.com/health/hiv-aids-test-philadelphia-20220912.html
Philadelphia, PA (August 31, 2022) – Bebashi is excited to announce two new partnerships with local grassroots organizations, SistaTalkPHL and Ark of Safety LGBTQ+ Safe Haven. These organizations will now be providing self-testing HIV kits and referring individuals to Bebashi’s prevention navigation services. The partnerships, which are funded by the Center for Disease Control, will […]
Bebashi’s community fridge has become an important fixture in the Spring Garden community, providing equitable access to healthy and free food. Click the link to read the Philadelphia Inquirer’s article on how this project came to be. https://www.inquirer.com/news/bebashi-spring-garden-community-fridge-rebuilds-20220823.html
Bebashi’s Executive Director, Sebrina Tate, was recently interviewed by Billy Penn on Philadelphia’s monkeypox vaccine disparity. “Honestly, it hurts,” said Sebrina Tate, the executive director of Bebashi, a social services nonprofit born out of the HIV/AIDS epidemic that serves mostly people of color. “We see these health disparities along so many diagnoses, so it’s not […]
Bebashi’s Executive Director, Sebrina Tate, was recently interviewed by WHYY on the importance of effective messaging when discussing monkeypox in our communities. Sebrina Tate said that implementing effective public health strategies, it comes down to having better partnerships with organizations that serve vulnerable communities, before a crisis hits, not just during. Tate is the executive […]
Bebashi’s executive director, Sebrina Tate, was interviewed by Billy Penn on the accessibility of monkeypox vaccines in Philadelphia’s black communities. Click the link to read the full article.
On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022, Bebashi’s Executive Director, Sebrina Tate, participated in a town hall to discuss and answer questions about the current monkeypox crisis. The event was hosted by Mazzoni Center and other speakers included Dusty Latimer, Physician Assistant, Mazzoni Center; Dr. Shara Epstein, Infectious Disease Specialist, Philadelphia Department of Health; and Jessica Caum, […]
Bebashi’s Physician’s Assistant, Nackea Bachman, was interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer for her insights into the increase in Monkeypox diagnoses and the shortage of vaccines for persons most at risk. Click here to read the full article.
In commemoration of National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on April 8, Bebashi, in collaboration with other HIV/AIDS and LGBTQIA+ service organizations, hosted two events to support the youth in the community. Click here to read more about the events and Bebashi’s youth initiatives.