New York State Hepatitis C Elimination Campaign Victories!

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May 15, 2018 
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On Tuesday, May 15th, Clifton Garmon of VOCAL-NY and Esther Mae Rosner of the Harm Reduction Coalition presented on: “New York State Hepatitis C Elimination Campaign Victories!”

About Mr. Garmon:
Clifton Garmon is a Senior Policy Analyst at VOCAL-NY where he monitors, examines, and promotes policies designed to improve the quality of life for marginalized communities, while engaging and educating elected officials across the state through grassroots lobbying. Clifton’s work is particularly focused on advocating for the health and wellbeing of people who use drugs, and on hepatitis C elimination throughout New York State.

About Ms. Rosner:
Esther Mae Rosner is an MSW candidate at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in New York City. Esther is in the Community Organizing, Planning & Development method with a concentration in social welfare policy. As the MSW Policy Intern at Harm Reduction Coalition, Esther has worked on the agency’s campaigns for Hepatitis C elimination, safe consumption spaces, and researching best practices for passing legislation that authorizes syringe exchange on the state level nationwide. Prior to her work at Harm Reduction Coalition, Esther has also worked as a clinician in several substance use treatment programs, and syringe exchange programs in Washington state and New York City.

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