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Cempa in the News: WRCBTV

Minority communities are still disproportionately impacted when it comes to H-I-V and other medical conditions. now one local organization has launched a new program to help close the gap. . . . Read the full article by clicking here!


Cempa in the News: Times Free Press

Despite living in the area of nearly 1,700 nonprofits, three hospitals and countless medical providers, minorities in Hamilton County experience much higher rates of disease and poor health than their white counterparts. But some members of Chattanooga’s religious community want to change those statistics. Representatives from 13 different local churches gathered at Cempa Community Care…


Cempa in the News: POZ

Thanks to a grant from the Tennessee Department of Health, a new faith-based program called Cempa Talks is launching in Chattanooga to address HIV disparities among the African-American and Latino communities. . . . Read the full article by clicking here!


Cempa in the News

As the CEO of Cempa Community Care, Stephenson has overseen the name change and rebranding of the former Chattanooga CARES, the nonprofit health care organization leading the charge against HIV in Chattanooga since the height of the 1980s AIDS epidemic. . . . Read the full article by clicking here!


Cempa Community Care Launches New Website

Chattanooga, TN: Today, Chattanooga C.A.R.E.S, Inc. (Council on AIDS Resources, Education, and Support), a non-profit organization delivering healthcare, social, and educational services to individuals impacted by HIV, Hepatitis C and STI’s, announced the launch of their new name, Cempa Community Care. The staff at Chattanooga C.A.R.E.S, Inc. says they are excited to transition to their…


Dine Out, Pride Out! | June Newsletter

Dine Out with your Pride Out!  Join us Thursday, June 21st, 2018 for our 8th annual Dining Out For Life! Restaurants across Chattanooga are partnering with Cempa Community Care to support the fight against HIV in the Tennessee Valley. Dining Out For Life benefits those throughout our area that are affected by HIV. Making a…