Press Room

Mazzoni Center's press room provides members of the media with press releases, publications, and other relevant materials for many of our events and efforts.  You can register with us to receive this information via email automatically when it is posted, or feel free to check back regularly.

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Recent press releases:


June 18, 2015 - Mazzoni Center Presents Philadelphia's First-Ever Youth Pride Event on Sunday, July 5

April 9, 2015 - Mazzoni Center Presents the 14th Annual Philadephia Trans Health Conference: June 4-6

February 23, 2015 - Mazzoni Celebrates 35 Years of Serving Philadelphia's LGBT Community at May 15 Elixir Gala

December 30, 2014 - Mazzoni Center Elects New Board Officers

Nov. 5, 2014 - AT&T Awards $10,000 to Support Safer School Environments, Promote Student Leadership Skills through Mazzoni Center’s Ally Safe Schools Program

September 9, 2014 - Mazzoni Center Names Thomas Ude, Jr. as Legal and Public Policy Director

August 26, 2014 - Rutgers Law-Camden to Honor Former Mazzoni Legal Director David Rosenblum and Legal Advisory Board Member Tiffany Palmer with Public Interest Awards

June 4, 2014 - Mazzoni Center and Dechert LLP Announce the Publication of How Marriage Counts

May 22, 2014 - Mazzoni Center Presents 13th Annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference: June 12-14th

April 11, 2014 - OUT is the New IN as Mazzoni Center Celebrates LGBT Pioneers at May 17 Elixir Event

April 4, 2014 - Mazzoni Center Receives $100,000 Gift from the Estate of Conshohocken Native Thomas Dross

February 12, 2014 - Mazzoni Center Presents 4th Annual LEAD Conference for LGBTQ and Allied Youth on Saturday, March 1

January 16, 2014 - Mazzoni Center Legal Services Will Honor EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum at March 4 'Justice in Action' Luncheon

October 25, 2013 - Mazzoni Center CEO Nurit Shein Receives ‘Circle of Excellence’ Award from Philadelphia SmartCEO

July 15, 2013 - Mazzoni Center Highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2013

June 26, 2013 - Major Victory at the Supreme Court, as Justices Overturn DOMA by a 5-4 Vote

May 28, 2013 - Mazzoni Center Presents 12th Annual Trans-Health Conference: June 13-15, 2013 at the PA Convention Center

April 5, 2013 - Mazzoni Center Celebrates Local 'Leading Ladies' and Their Contributions to LGBT Health and Wellness at May 18 Elixir Event

February 4, 2013 - Mazzoni Center Legal Services Presents Fourth Annual Open Bar Event February 27 at the National Liberty Museum

September 27, 2012 - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Drops Gender Marker Requirements on PennDOT-issued Voter IDs

August 1, 2012 - Bar AIDS Returns to Philadelphia September 27 to Raise Money for the Local Fight Against AIDS

May 1, 2012 - 11th Annual Trans-Health Conference Returns to Philadelphia This Summer

April 10, 2012 - Mazzoni Center Celebrates Community Allies with 'Elixir' event on Friday, May 18

April 3, 2012 - Mazzoni Center Receives $25,000 'Safety Net' Grant from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation

February 22, 2012 - Mazzoni Center Legal Services to Honor Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Third Annual 'Open Bar' Event, Tuesday, March 6

September 19, 2011 - Mazzoni Center Receives Planning Grant to Pursue Federally Qualified Health Center Status

August 22, 2011 - Mazzoni Center Appoints David M. Rosenblum, Esq. as New Director of Legal Services

April 10, 2011 - Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference Marks Tenth Anniversary in June 2011

March 1, 2011 - Mazzoni Center Introduces Electronic Patient Portal to Improve Scheduling, Communications, and Access for Patients

September 1, 2010 - Mazzoni Center Will Receive a 2010 HEROES Award

July 6, 2010 - Mazzoni Center Adds Second Full-Time Physician to Its Family & Community Medicine Practice in Center City

June 18, 2010 - Mazzoni Center Will Offer Free Rapid HIV Testing Outside Philly AIDS Thirift on Sunday, June 27, National HIV Testing Day

March 1, 2010 - Town Hall on Health Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community to be Held at Philadelphia's Drexel University on March 31