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Amida Care President & CEO Doug Wirth Named to 2022 City & State NY Pride Power 100

June 9 2022

Doug Wirth, President and CEO of Amida Care, has once again been named among City & State New York’s annual Pride Power 100, which this year highlights the power of diversity. The feature, released on June 6, mentions Doug’s op-ed in amNewYork urging greater usage of and access to PrEP – pre-exposure prophylaxis – to jumpstart HIV prevention in New York.

The annual list highlights the LGBTQ New Yorkers who serve in local and state government as well as lead the organizations, nonprofits, companies and other institutions shaping the region’s landscape, in the LGBTQ community and beyond. Amida Care congratulates Doug on this recognition of his ongoing leadership in fighting for LGBTQ rights and health care access. We also celebrate and congratulate all the 2022 nominees, including Charles King, Co-Founder and CEO, Housing Works; Wendy Stark, Executive Director, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center; Cecilia Gentili, Principal Consultant and Founder, Transgender Equity Consulting; Elisa Crespo, Executive Director, New Pride Agenda; Kiara St. James, Co-Founder and Executive Director, New York Transgender Advocacy Group; Glennda Testone, Executive Director, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center; Cathy Marino-Thomas and Tanya Asapansa Johnson Walker, Co-Chairs, Equality New York; Sean Coleman, Founder and Executive Director, Destination Tomorrow; Joe Pressley, CEO, Hetrick-Martin Institute; and Imara Jones, Creator and Producer, TransLash Media.

The honorees were recognized at a reception at The Delancey on Monday evening, which featured State Senator Brad Hoylman, NYC Council Member Crystal Hudson, and Chanel Lopez, Deputy Director of LGBTQ Affairs, Office of Governor Kathy Hochul, as keynote speakers.

Click here to see the full City & State New York Pride Power 100 list.

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