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Red Pump is Powering HIV-focused Social Media at the CBCF Conference for the 3rd Year

For the 3rd year in a row, we’re happy to be partnering with the ACTS Against AIDS Initiative at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Conference in Washington DC. We’ll be powering the social media for the HIV-focused panel on Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 4-6pm, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (WCC)  Room 202-B

The topic of the panel is “In Search of a Black Solution: What do WE say about HIV/AIDS?”

George E. Curry will serve as moderator, and the speakers are:

  • Rashidah Abdul Khabeer, RN, MHS, PhDc  – Deputy Director Circle of Care and Founder, BEBASHI
  • A. Cornelius Baker, Technical Advisor,  FHI 360 Center on AIDS & Community Health
  • Gina Brown, MSW,  Southern Region Organizer, AIDS United
  • Rev. Tony Lee, Senior Pastor, Community of Hope AME Church
  • Stephen B. Thomas, PhD, FAAHB, University of Maryland Center for Health Equity
  • A.  Toni Young, Founder and Executive Director, Community Education Group

A reception will follow immediately afterwards, from 6-7:30PM WCC ROOM 201, honoring Black Leadership in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS


  • Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-9)
  • Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35)
  • Rev. Calvin Butts 
  • Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. 
  • Black Entertainment Television (BET)

There will also be Free HIV Testing in the Health Pavilion, Exhibit Hall Area from September 19 – 22, 2012. Take the opportunity to get tested and know your status!

We’ve be tweeting from @RedPumpProj and using the hashtag #AAALI, and uploading pics via Instagram (@RedPump). So follow us there to join the conversation!

CBCF 2012 HIV Red Pump
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