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In a turn of events from budget and funding cuts for HIV/AIDS services and in the wake of the Obama Administration’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced good news for HIV/AIDS organizations. Last week the CDC awarded $42 million to over 130 community-based organizations to support HIV prevention.According to [...]

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Philadelphia, PA – Due to their broad reach and heavy influence, faith-based organizations have played critical roles in HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention efforts. The inclusion of churches and other religious organizations in discussions about HIV/AIDS can create a discourse that is free of judgment and associated stigma that encourages people to know their status. This [...]

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by Renisha James SisterLove, Inc. is one of those organizations that absolutely does it all. Based in Atlanta, GA with an international branch in South Africa, this powerful organization is in the fight for women’s lives; educating them about their reproductive health and focusing on the deadly epidemic of HIV/AIDS. Their Mission: SisterLove is on [...]

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are approximately 33.4 million people around the world who are living with HIV/AIDS. Of these 33.4 million infected, half are estimated to be women. Last month at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna attendees discussed how gender inequality contributes to the vulnerability of women and infants, especially [...]

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Chi Red Pump Rockers!It’s that time of year again! The AIDS Foundation of Chicago is hosting their Annual AIDS Run & Walk, Saturday, October 2, 2010. There are over 22,000 reported cases of HIV/AIDS in Chicago. Of the 22,000, 4,866 are women. 76% of these women are black, 13% are Hispanic, 9% are white, and [...]

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There are HIV/AIDS events happening all over the world! Take a look at how people across the globe are spreading awareness, with these upcoming events! *Social Events August 7, 2010 – AIM for Youth’s Back 2 School Community Kids Day in Atlanta, GA is FREE and open to the public. Up to 1,000 youth and [...]

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I don’t know about you, but my favorite heel to rock is a peep toe and when I saw this one by rsvp, I immediately fell in love. The dainty bow adds a classic element that is timeless. Not only is this just a gorgeous shoe, but it comes equipped with comfort. Yes! Foot Petals [...]

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In January 2010, Pepsi launched The Pepsi Refresh Project. This initiative, aimed at encouraging individuals to make a positive impact on their communities, plans to award over $20 million this year to ideas that “refresh” the world. Each month, the project takes 1,000 submissions and the best submissions, based off public voting, will receive grants [...]

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On July 15, 2010 Winston Salem, North Carolina Ambassador and Miss North Carolina International, Kristie Tobias co-hosted a Say Red Cocktails and Conversations Send Off Party as she prepared to leave for the Miss International Pageant. Kristie went on to capture the title of fourth runner up, which is an amazing feat! Say Red offered [...]

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by Renisha JamesWhen in search of an HIV/AIDS organization that was making a solid and meaningful impact in its community, I ran across one that stood out simply by its title: LIFEBeat: The Music Industry Fights AIDS. Being a music lover, I was intrigued. Who Are They?“LIFEBeat is the music industry’s charitable organization dedicated to [...]

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