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February 25, 2015

Bradenton Plays Host to the Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit

 

Residents of Manatee County and the surrounding areas are invited to come see the Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit.  The exhibit features captivating portraits, poignant journals and touching stories of Florida residents surviving and thriving with HIV.

The project allows people from across the state to experience real-life stories of inspirational and courageous individuals who have shared their difficulties, battles and triumphs by giving visitors an up close and personal glimpse into the lives of those living with HIV.

On Friday March 6th, the exhibit will be located at Manatee Technical Institute’s East Campus found at 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. in Bradenton. The exhibit will be located in front of the Conrad Building from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

On Saturday March 7th, the exhibit will welcome the public at the Bradenton Farmer’s Market. Look for the Faces of HIV on Old Main Street (12th Street West) between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free testing from the Manatee County Health Department will also be offered at the market.

If you can’t make it to the market, text your zip code to 477493 and receive a text about the closest testing facility or click here to search online. You can find out more about the Faces of HIV on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

February 2, 2015

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)

  February 7, 2015 marks the 15th year for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora.  NBHAAD was founded in 1999 as a national response to the growing HIV and AIDS epidemic in African American communities. The

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January 23, 2015

Faces of HIV Returns to State Capitol

  The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit returns to Tallahassee in February.  Residents of Leon County and the surrounding area are invited to experience the captivating portraits and touching stories of Florida residents surviving and thriving with HIV.   The first stop will be at Florida A & M University. Find us Thursday February

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January 5, 2015

Faces of HIV To Appear on Space Coast

The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit is scheduled to appear in Melbourne. Everyone is invited to bring a friend to see the captivating portraits, hear the touching stories and experience the inspiring journals while they appear on the Space Coast.   First the exhibit will be part of the Melbourne Martin Luther King Jr.

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November 25, 2014

World AIDS Day – December 1

World AIDS Day (WAD) is celebrated on December 1st each year around the world. While the theme of the World AIDS Day Campaign 2011-2015 is “Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS-Related deaths”, the 2014 U.S. theme for WAD is “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation”. World AIDS Day provides an

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March 14, 2015

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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March 20, 2015

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