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January 21, 2013

Faces of HIV: Panama City

Known for its white beaches and warm gulf breezes, Panama City, Florida will host the Faces of HIV mobile art exhibit on January 21st and 22nd. The first stop for the Faces of HIV will be at the Martin Luther King Junior Festival at McKenzie Park on Monday, January 21st. The following day you will find our mobile art exhibit on Gulf Coast State College’s Panama City campus. Our exhibit will be parked in the breezeway between the Student Union buildings.

If you are in the area, please bring a friend and stop by to experience the captivating portraits and touching stories of the Faces of HIV project. For additional information on our exhibit, please continue to visit this blog and don’t forget to ‘Like’ us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @wmtcfl for all the latest updates and photos.

October 16, 2014

Faces of HIV Kicks off Tour in Tampa

 

The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit kicks off its most recent tour with two …

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October 10, 2014

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

October 15 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. The 2014 theme is ‘To End AIDS, …

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October 10, 2014

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June 27, 2014

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June 27, 2014

Did You Know?

 
Today is the 20th National HIV Testing Day, a time to …

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June 27, 2014

Razones

Check out Reasons/Razones
A site that promotes HIV testing among gay …

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June 24, 2014

How to Make a Difference on NHTD

 
 National HIV Testing Day is a day to promote …

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June 18, 2014

National HIV Testing Day – June 27

 
Surrounding June 27, HIV testing events are happening all …

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June 5, 2014

Talk HIV, Test HIV, Treat HIV

It starts with a conversation and knowing your HIV serostatus.  From June 21- June 27, 2014 across the …

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May 30, 2014

National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is right around the corner – June 27. We will …

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May 8, 2014

Faces of HIV on the Road to Palatka

 

Residents of Putnam County and the surrounding area will soon have the chance to experience …

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April 3, 2014

Community Engagement Forums

The Community Prevention Team will be hosting regional community engagement forums to meet with local …

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March 28, 2014

Polk County is The Next Stop for Faces of HIV

April will see The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit visit Polk County.  Everyone …

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March 6, 2014

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – March 10

 

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is March 10th and is a nationwide observance …

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February 25, 2014

National Week of Prayer: March 2-9

 

The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS (March 2-9, 2014) is an …

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February 18, 2014

The Faces of HIV Makes Its Next Stops Along The Treasure Coast

 

The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit will make its tour debut along the …

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February 6, 2014

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)

 

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is a national community mobilization HIV testing and treatment …

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January 28, 2014

Faces of HIV Comes to Southwest Florida

 

Everyone is invited to visit the Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit as it …

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January 13, 2014

Faces of HIV to Visit Sanford

 

This month, the Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit is in Sanford, FL.

 

The exhibit …

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November 25, 2013

Faces of HIV Tour Comes to North Central Florida

The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit is coming to North Central Florida in …

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November 21, 2013

World AIDS Day

The Florida Department of Health, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Program joins world, federal, state, and community …

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October 22, 2013

New Faces to Debut at Orlando Tour Stop

The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit will introduce new participants in our groundbreaking …

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October 15, 2013

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

October 15th marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day.  This nationwide day of observance encourages people to take …

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September 26, 2013

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD)

 

September 27th marks the 6th anniversary of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD). This …

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September 26, 2013

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

 

September 27th is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It is a time to honor the …

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September 4, 2013

Faces of HIV Kicks off 2013-2014 Tour in Pensacola

The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit is kicking off its 2013-2014 tour in …

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June 14, 2013

St. Petersburg Welcomes Faces of HIV

 

Residents of St. Petersburg and the greater Tampa Bay area are invited to visit the …

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May 7, 2013

Next Stop for Faces of HIV is Sarasota

 

The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit will be making two appearances in Sarasota Saturday …

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April 10, 2013

Faces of HIV Project in Palm Beach County

The Faces of HIV exhibit will be making an appearance at the Black Gold Jubilee …

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March 12, 2013

Faces of HIV in Miami

The Faces of HIV is heading to Miami on March 13th and March 14th. …

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March 4, 2013

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is March 10th and is a nationwide observance …

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February 19, 2013

National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS

The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS is an annual HIV awareness campaign …

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February 6, 2013

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

In Florida, 1 in 44 black men are living with HIV/AIDS. Numbers like these demonstrate …

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January 30, 2013

Faces of HIV Project Visits Jacksonville

The Faces of HIV is heading to Jacksonville on February 1st and February 2nd. …

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December 25, 2012

Faces of HIV: First Year Anniversary

January marks the first year anniversary of the Faces of HIV tour. Our plans for …

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November 22, 2012

Visit the Virtual Memorial

Over 25 years ago, the AIDS Memorial Quilt was created as a way to …

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November 19, 2012

Red Ribbon at the Capitol

Almost everyone is aware that the red ribbon pin signifies HIV/AIDS awareness. This year the …

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November 15, 2012

Take Action! World AIDS Day Toolkit

Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. If you are looking for ways to get …

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November 13, 2012

Getting to Zero: World AIDS Day

The Department of Health is joining a global initiative for World AIDS Day. The campaign …

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October 18, 2012

Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline

Everyone faces personal challenges; some are more difficult than others. Thanks to technology like Skype, …

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October 11, 2012

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

In 2011, Joey shared his story as a Latino man living with HIV to be …

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October 4, 2012

Latino MSM & HIV

Gay Latino men in Florida face a unique struggle. Unlike the rest of the nation, …

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September 23, 2012

Can A Tweet Change the World?

The statistics are startling. One million Americans are living with HIV. About half are gay …

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September 21, 2012

Florida World AIDS Day Poster Contest

At the end of 2010, 95,335 Florida residents were known to be living with HIV/AIDS. …

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September 18, 2012

HIV/AIDS Across Generations

In the early 1990’s the popular show The Golden Girls tackled HIV testing and its …

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September 14, 2012

Linkage is Life

One of the most important things women with HIV can do for themselves is get …

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August 30, 2012

Using Celebrity to Fight HIV/AIDS

There are many celebrities who have lent their names to educating the public about HIV …

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August 23, 2012

HIV: A Southern Epidemic

It’s no surprise to many people that the HIV/AIDS epidemic has disproportionately impacted major cities …

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August 16, 2012

Prevention on Campus

For college students, August means the end of summer and heading back to campus. Absorbed …

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August 6, 2012

A Focus on Faith & HIV

Did you know that among the 121,000 reported AIDS cases in Florida, an astonishing 46% …

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July 26, 2012

Continuing the Message of the XIX International AIDS Conference

Something very important happened this week in the HIV/AIDS community.

This week, more than 20,000 scientists, …

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July 16, 2012

FDA Approves Drug for Prevention of HIV

Today the FDA approved Truvada, the first pill produced that can reduce the risk of …

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July 10, 2012

Endgame: AIDS in Black America

Did you know the nation’s capital is the hardest hit city in the country?  It’s …

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July 8, 2012

THANK YOU !

The editors at We Make the Change would like to thank all of our County …

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July 4, 2012

High Impact Prevention = Getting an HIV Test

2012 marks the 18th National HIV Testing Day. Those at high risk of HIV include gay and bisexual …

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June 30, 2012

Gay PRIDE – Pinellas

The Pinellas County Health Department HIV program will be partnering with ASAP for NHTD during …

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June 28, 2012

National HIV Testing Day

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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June 27, 2012

National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day Reminds Us That Knowing Your HIV Status …

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June 27, 2012

Today is National HIV Testing Day

Today marks National HIV Testing Day, an initiative created 17 years ago to empower individuals …

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June 26, 2012

NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY (NHTD) June 27

Each year WMTC lists National HIV Testing Day events happening thoughout Florida.  Free testing for …

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June 24, 2012

Is it time for you to get an HIV test?

Take Charge of Your Life

On June 24 from 9AM to 3PM, Memorial Regional Healthcare will …

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June 23, 2012

National HIV and STD Testing Resources

Of the more than 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. …

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June 22, 2012

TAKE CONTROL – TAKE THE TEST

National HIV Testing Day 
June 27, 2012
 

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June 20, 2012

Hold on a second – I’m going to get an HIV test.

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. Is it time for …

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June 19, 2012

I AM GREATER THAN AIDS

For more information about HIV testing and National HIV Testing Day, …

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June 15, 2012

Would You Like to Make a Difference?

If you would like to make a difference, consider …

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June 14, 2012

Mayors’ Campaign Against HIV

The National Association of People with AIDS sponsores the   Mayors’ Campaign …

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June 10, 2012

NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY (NHTD) JUNE 27

National HIV Testing Day Reminds Us That HIV Testing Saves Lives

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May 8, 2012

Faces of HIV Exhibit in Jacksonville

The Faces of HIV mobile art exhibit rolls into Jacksonville this week with visits to…

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April 9, 2012

Faces of HIV Raises Awareness in Tampa

The Faces of HIV mobile art exhibit, which depicts the lives of Florida residents who are living …

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March 15, 2012

Faces of HIV Breaks Down Stigma in Miami

Miami-Dade County has the highest number of HIV cases in Florida. Together, we need to …

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March 1, 2012

Faces of HIV Exhibit at Elton John Concert

According to the Center for Disease Control and Kaiser Family Foundation, more than …

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February 23, 2012

The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS

The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of HIV/AIDS, is partnering with the Balm in Gileadto …

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January 30, 2012

Faces of HIV Exhibit in Orlando

The Faces of HIV mobile art exhibit, which depicts the lives of Florida residents who are living …

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January 4, 2012

Mobile Art Exhibit to Debut

Each year millions of people make New Year’s resolutions. Why not add, “Getting Tested,” to …

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December 14, 2011

Faces of HIV

Educating. Inspiring. Changing Perception.
HIV has evolved into a nameless, faceless epidemic. All too …

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December 1, 2011

Department of Health Launches Faces of HIV

Each year on December 1, we pause to remember and honor those lost to HIV …

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November 23, 2011

Twitter Chat to Commemorate World AIDS Day

We Make the Change is excited to announce its latest in a series of online …

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November 18, 2011

World AIDS Day – December 1st

World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1 each year around the world. It has …

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October 13, 2011

“Latinos Stand together!” National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2011

Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that over 200,000 Hispanic/Latinos …

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September 30, 2011

Thanks to our Twitter Chat Participants

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 marked the first in a series of live Twitter chats hosted …

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September 27, 2011

Live Twitter Chat Today

Don’t forget, We Make the Change is hosting its first live Twitter chat today from …

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September 26, 2011

FAQ and Protection Kits Offered During Live Twitter Chat

Just a quick reminder that The Florida Department of Health @wmtcfl is launching a …

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September 22, 2011

Introducing Your Twitter Chat Hosts

Let us introduce our first round of Twitter chat experts: Lorenzo Robertson, Statewide Black MSM …

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September 20, 2011

We Make the Change Announces New Twitter Chat Series

We are excited to announce a new online series of Twitter chats, the first one …

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September 16, 2011

Unique Challenges for Florida’s Aging Populations

People ages 50 and over account for 36% of HIV/AIDS cases in Florida. According to …

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September 13, 2011

Community Mobilization: A “How-To” Guide

The Florida Department of Health released a “how-to” informational resource guide for community mobilization. The …

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August 30, 2011

The Urgency of Now

Members of the We Make the Change team – Marlene LaLota, …

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June 17, 2011

National HIV Testing Day FLYER

Please see the attached flyer for information on National HIV Testing Day events statewide…

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June 11, 2011

2011 National HIV Testing Day

June 27 markes the 17th annual National HIV Testing Day, NHTD.  NHTD is sponsored by …

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June 8, 2011

Florida Hosts National HIV Testing Day 2011

June is a busy month for HIV testing because  June 27th is National HIV Testing Day, …

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June 8, 2011

June 8 Marks Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

June 8th, is the eight day of Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the United States and …

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June 2, 2011

30 Years of AIDS

 

June 5, 2011 marks 30 years since the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officially recognized …

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March 15, 2011

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – March 20

The four seasons are highly respected in many cultures because they so closely represent the …

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February 23, 2011

March 10th is National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of HIV/AIDS recognizes March 10th as National Women …

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February 7, 2011

February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recognizes the tenth anniversary of National Black …

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February 4, 2011

Register Your Events for the National Church Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS

 

The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of HIV/AIDS is partnering with the Balm In Gilead …

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January 19, 2011

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is a national community mobilization HIV testing and treatment …

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December 1, 2010

World AIDS Day: Keeping the Promise

World AIDS Day is a day of remembrance for those who have been lost to …

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November 17, 2010

World AIDS Day- December 1st

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1st each year around the world. It has become …

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October 13, 2010

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) is October 15th

October 15th was established in 2003 as National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) in response …

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September 24, 2010

September 27th is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, in 2006, …

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September 18, 2010

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD)

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD) is observed on September 18, 2010.

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September 10, 2010

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD)

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD) is observed on September 18, 2010.

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August 4, 2010

Read the National HIV AIDS Strategy

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July 30, 2010

The “HIV+ME” Campaign

Logo just launched a video featuring a young man from Miami, Jesse Sanchez, as part …

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July 16, 2010

AIDS – A Battle Worth Fighting; Health Department’s Betty Hollis is on frontlines in fight against HIV/AIDS

The faces are young and old, Black, White, Hispanic, male and female, and in some …

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July 13, 2010

National HIV/AIDS Strategy Unveiled

Today is a historic day for the HIV/AIDS community.  Almost thirty years after the first …

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June 24, 2010

National HIV/AIDS Testing Day Video

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June 24, 2010

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day




In 1995, the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) started National …

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June 17, 2010

Sistas Organizing to Surive Webcast

In an effort to address the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS among Florida’s black women, the …

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June 7, 2010

Florida AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Institutes Waiting List

Please see the open letter from Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program explaining the current waiting …

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April 7, 2010

Changing Times Keeps You Connected

The Spring issue of Changing Times is available here. Changing Times Spring 2010 You can …

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March 24, 2010

Florida’s AME Initiative Grows

In recent months, the Department formed a relationship with the Eleventh Episcopal District of the …

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March 24, 2010

National Week of Prayer for the Healing of HIV/AIDS

This annual, March observance represents the coming together of people of all faiths for the …

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March 24, 2010

Stop AIDS: It’s Everyone’s Business

Stop AIDS : It’s Everyone’s Business, is a Florida prevention program modeled after the CDC’s …

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March 24, 2010

WeMakeTheChange.com has a new look

We Make The Change is excited to introduce its new, refreshed Web site. For over …

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February 27, 2010

Broward County Sistas Organizing to Survive (SOS) Education and Empowerment Conference

The Broward County Health Department, the HIV/AIDS Minority Network/Black Advisory Group and community partners will …

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June 9, 2009

Sistas Organizing to Survive Turns One

One year ago, black women and those who serve them converged on Orlando, Florida to participate in what …

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