Whitman-Walker Blog

40 Stories: Richshaad Ryan, Marking Each Birthday with an HIV Test

February 25, 2018

As part of Whitman-Walker’s 40th anniversary, officially January 13, 2018, we’re sharing 40 stories to help tell the narrative of Whitman-Walker in community. We’d like to formerly introduce you to Richshaad Ryan. Richshaad is a DC-based artist who uses his art to spread good energy, peace and love to his community. He’s a firm believer…

40 Stories: Grayson & Christine, I See the Real You

February 17, 2018

As part of Whitman-Walker’s 40th anniversary, officially January 13, 2018, we’re sharing 40 stories to help tell the narrative of Whitman-Walker in community. We’d like to formally introduce you to Grayson and Christine, two compassionate individuals and partners in life. They inspire us to love harder and pursue our passions.   Learn more about Grayson and…

40 Stories: Kermit Turner, Music Notes and the Many Faces of Healthcare

February 11, 2018

As part of Whitman-Walker’s 40th anniversary, officially January 13, 2018, we’re sharing 40 stories to help tell the narrative of Whitman-Walker in community. Today, please meet Kermit Turner, a patient, supporter and friend of Whitman-Walker. Partly growing up in the “Shell Pile” of New Jersey, and partly in Annapolis, MD, Kermit was the first Black…

40 Stories: Madison Chambers, Growing & Educating with Real Talk DC

February 3, 2018

  As part of Whitman-Walker’s 40th anniversary, officially January 13, 2018, we’re sharing 40 stories to help tell the narrative of Whitman-Walker in community. Please meet Madison Chambers, former member of Whitman-Walker Youth Services’ Real Talk DC program and Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2018! On Friday, February 2, 2018, Whitman-Walker recognized its 3-year…

40 Stories: Jim Graham, An Influential Leader

January 27, 2018

As part of Whitman-Walker’s 40th anniversary, officially January 13, 2018, we’re sharing 40 stories to help tell the narrative of Whitman-Walker in community. Please join us in recognizing, and reflecting upon, the life of Jim Graham.   Jim Graham served as the first Executive Director of Whitman-Walker Health and saw the clinic through the early…

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