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Condoms in Rochester Schools; Chicago HIV/AIDS Org Closing

Condoms in Schools

It isn’t a secret that there is a disturbing increase in the number of people that contract HIV/AIDS each year. However, what is quite alarming is that the individuals that seem to be getting infected are becoming younger and younger. School officials across the country are starting to realize that more has to be done to protect our youth from the disease. Unfortunately, convincing parents and authority figures to implement changes and programs into the schools as a precaution is causing an uproar in Rochester High Schools. Rochester has a plan to make condoms available in their high schools. While some parents are on board with the school providing education and condoms to their children for safety measures, others are against the plan and want the schools to continue to teach abstinence only.

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And feel free to share your thoughts about Condoms being available in schools.

Chicago HIV agency closes, cites financial woes

It saddens me to be informed of an organization that is desperately needed will no longer be around. Due to the horrible state of our economy BEHIV will be closing. BEHIV was one of the very few HIV/AIDS organizations in Chicago that provided various services for infected individuals on the North Side of Chicago. Times are extremely tough right now, but please be sure to support your local HIV/AIDS non-profit organizations as we do our best to save
lives, assist, and education our community.

Read more HERE.

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1 comment… add one
  • Ty Farley April 4, 2011, 11:47 am

    Hello,
    I would like to speak with you about my National AIDS campaign that will be coming to Chicago on May 1st and hopefully speak to you about donating money to some of the smaller CBO’s
    please contact me as soon as you can
    213.973.8555
    look forward to speaking with you can call whenever you can

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