National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Strategic Leadership Council plans NBHAAD each year. This observance is an opportunity to increase HIV education, testing, community involvement, and treatment among black communities. The first National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) was marked in 1999 as a grassroots-education effort to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment in communities of […]

HIV Is Not A Crime Awareness Day

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According to the Sero Project, HIV criminalization laws consist of wrongfully using a person’s positive HIV status in a criminal prosecution and heightening charges or punishments simply because the person charged is living with HIV. Additionally, an HIV-specific law specifically aims to target PLWH for engaging in conduct that is only deemed illegal because of […]

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that in 2018, 22% of all people living with HIV in the United States were women. According to CDC, 1 in 9 U.S. women living with HIV are unaware they are infected. Compared to women of other races and ethnicities, Black/African American women are disproportionately affected […]

Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

June 8 is Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The goal of the annual observance is to educate Caribbean-Americans about HIV/AIDS and provide resources for HIV testing and treatment.

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

NLAAD is a national community mobilization and social marketing campaign that unites the Hispanic/Latino community in efforts to raise HIV awareness, promotion of HIV testing, prevention and education; in addition to other critical health issues such as Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Tuberculosis. NLAAD is also a capacity building opportunity that aims to improve […]

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Strategic Leadership Council plans NBHAAD each year. This observance is an opportunity to increase HIV education, testing, community involvement, and treatment among black communities. The first National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) was marked in 1999 as a grassroots-education effort to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment in communities of […]