Lasara Firefox Allen is Holding Up

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On the heels of the Eureka City Council’s decision to temporarily prohibit the Humboldt Area Center for Harm Reduction (HACHR) from operating its syringe exchange program with the city limits, the nonprofit’s executive director Lasara Firefox Allen shares their side of the story on this week’s episode of Humboldt Holding Up.

HACHR Executive Director Lasara Firefox Allen

In addition to discussing their response to the council’s decision, Allen touches on the importance of syringe exchange programs, the other services HACHR provides, the significance of harm reduction and how they developed a passion for the work.   

Click the audio player above to hear Allen’s chat with LoCO’s Andrew Goff and Stephanie McGeary and/or scroll through past interviews below.

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