AIDS United Hiring Regional Field Organizers
AIDS United seeks three Regional Field Organizers to work with its grantees, partners, and allies to implement a coordinated national organizing strategy to mobilize grassroots state and federal HIV/AIDS-related advocacy to achieve the National HIV/AIDS Strategy goals--reduction in HIV incidence; increase in access to care and improvement of health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS; and reduction of HIV-related health disparities. Regional Field Organizers will be located in Texas, Washington DC, and the Southeast U.S.
Learn more about the Regional Field Organizer position
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
The National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness day focuses on the challenging issues facing the aging population with regards to HIV prevention, testing, care and treatment. In addition, there is an increased need for prevention, research, and data targeting the aging population, medical understanding of the aging process and its impact on HIV/AIDS.
The AIDS Institute launched this day in 2008 and is the lead.
Visit The AIDS Institute's page for posters, a fact sheet, a planning guide and more.
Register your NHAAAD events here and visit this page soon to find local events.
Learn more about HIV and aging here.
"My PrEP Experience" - Personal Stories from PrEP Users
"My PrEP Experience" is a collection of stories - video and written - from people who have chosen to use PrEP as one way to protect themselves from HIV. The story collection is brought to us by the online guide to gay men’s health, Life Lube.
Also, if you haven’t already, please take the time to sign onto a letter that seeks to clarify the facts about PrEP, open up community discussion, and makes clear that everyone interested in PrEP is entitled to respect, accurate information, and new HIV prevention tools.
Sign the letter
What the FOA is going on?!?!
The HIV Prevention Justice Alliance (HIV PJA) will host a webinar on CDC’s funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for HIV prevention programs in health departments. Panel will include representatives from CDC, state and regional organizations and prevention providers.
The webinar will take place on Wednesday, September 21 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. ET.
Register for the webinar
New State-Specific Resources for Super-Committee Advocacy
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) has new state-specific resources for super-committee advocacy. The fifty state-specific fact sheets can help advocates make the case for why any plan for deficit reduction must protect programs vital to the well-being of women and families; make millionaires and corporations pay their fair share; and promote job growth, ensuring lower deficits and a stronger economy in the long term.
Click here to check out the fact sheets
The NWLC also recently updated their state-specific factsheets on the importance of Social Security to women and families in each state.