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Occasional press releases from ACT UP/NY.

ACT UP - NY Local-PR Sat. 7/23 Protest Drug Price Gouging at Demo at the DNC at Clinton HQ

July 20th 2016

Join us this Sat, as ACT UP NY travels to the Democractic Natl Convention in Philadelphia to join forces with ACT UP Philadelphia, UAEM (Universities Allied for Essential Medicines), and others. In Philly, we'll demand that candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party commit to regulating Big Pharma's high drug prices and squashing trade agreements like the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) once and for all. Our van leaves NYC around 7AM and will return to the city by 8PM. There is no cost for the trip, and lunch ...Continue Reading

ACT UP Press List

Occasional Press Releases

ACT UP Press List : April Fools Prank Has Pfizer Announcing No More Price Hikes

April 3rd 2016

ACT UP Press List : April Fools Prank Has Pfizer Announcing No More Price Hikes April Fools Prank Has Pfizer Announcing Price Reductions ACT UP and Other Health Activists Rally Against High Drug Prices Sunday, April 3, 2016, 9:00 AM ET NY – Last Thursday, April Fools Day eve, the Washington Post briefly reported that pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Inc. had “vowed today to stop the time-tested habit of jacking up the list prices of its drugs each year.” As it turned out, an ad hoc group of activists calling themselves ...Continue Reading


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Action - [From Outreach] Important events that I need outreach assistance for!!

April 13th 2012

Hello everyone, I hope everyone is doing well and is excited about the action coming up on 25th.  There are 2 events that I would like folks to come out and assist with outreach.  A. Above is a copy to the facebook event for the OWS Spring awakening popup occupation at Central Park this Saturday.  The event starts at 1pm and goes till 6pm.  There will be blanketing (tabling) starting at 1pm.  Around 3 th ...Continue Reading

[ACT UP/NY Ann.]

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[ACT UP/NY Ann.] ACT UP: 30th Anniversary March and Rally (3/30/17 4-6pm)

March 27th 2017

30 YEARS OF ACTING UP TO END AIDS envisions a country and a world free of AIDS in the next generation. Our demands fall under the following broad issue themes: -Ending the AIDS pandemic -Defending and expanding access to health care and coverage -Fighting for affordable HIV and hepatitis C drug prices and access -Finding a cure for HIV/AIDS -Defending the human rights of all oppressed communities in ending the AIDS crisis -Ending HIV criminalization laws At the 30 YEARS OF ACTING UP TO END AIDS action we will commit ...Continue Reading