Sunday, July 21, 2024

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day Highlights Problems still Prevalent in Latino Community

Today is the official designated National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, observed by a growing list of organizations and counties across the U.S. such as The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA) and The Hispanic Federation. Events organized throughout the day focus on educating the Latino community on prevention methods, testing, and awareness of HIV. This year’s […]

Latinos Stand Against AIDS Stigma and Deadly Statistics

Latino leaders and advocates are gathering this week in Washington, D.C. for the 19th International AIDS Conference to discuss prevention, treatment, and empowerment. “Latinos are the fastest growing and youngest population in the United States – we’re the ones who need to lead the effort and work towards an AIDS-free generation,” explains Francisco Ruiz, the […]

Guest Blogger Series: Alan Acosta “Fighting HIV/AIDS in the Latino Community”

Each December, we stop for a day to raise awareness about the AIDS pandemic, to commemorate those who have died and advocate for increased access to prevention and treatment services for those who are living with the disease. And while December has become a time to reflect on the battle against HIV, we all know […]