Archive for July, 2011

AHF press release: 1,000 groups back AIDS March on Washington July 2012

AHF press release: 1,000 groups back AIDS March on Washington July 2012

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

AIDS Healthcare Foundation sent out this announcement yesterday: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and 1,006 organizations from 78 countries are pleased to announce their endorsement of the ‘Keep the Promise on HIV/AIDS’ March set to take place in Washington, DC, Sunday, July 22, 2012. The March will take place immediately preceding the opening ceremonies of the [...]

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CountdownAIDS2012.org Launched as  Independent Resource for Information, Mobilization for the 19th International AIDS Conference, Washington DC

CountdownAIDS2012.org Launched as Independent Resource for Information, Mobilization for the 19th International AIDS Conference, Washington DC

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

 We officially launched the site today! Please comment about what you’d like to see on the site, or contact us to submit material. Here’s our press release: Contact: Julie Davids, 646-431-7525; [email protected] CountdownAIDS2012.org Launched as Independent Resource for Information, Mobilization for the 19th International AIDS Conference, Washington DC With just one year to go before [...]

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Conference Planning: Honing our vision

Conference Planning: Honing our vision

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Three diverse, international committees help the International AIDS Society shape the program for the five-day conference.   They are the Community Programme Committee, the Scientific Programme Committee, and the Leadership & Accountability Programme Committee. I have the unique honor of servicing as a co-chair with Nicolas Ritter of Mauritius and Deloris Dockery of the US of [...]

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From Vienna to DC: Sign the Declaration!

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Vienna Declaration was the policy document that emerged from the 2010 International AIDS Conference. Here’s the first paragraph, and bottom line:  “The criminalization of illicit drug users is fueling the HIV epidemic and has resulted in overwhelmingly negative health and social consequences. A full policy reorientation is needed.” In other words, the global war [...]

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Aug 11, DC: Next Meeting for Community Mobilization at AIDS 2012

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The next meeting of the coalition hosting a large community mobilization at the AIDS 2012 conference will be on Thursday, August 11 from 1-4 pm in Washington, DC at a location to be determined. AIDS Foundation of Chicago and the HIV Prevention Justice Alliance are anchor organizations for the mobilization. To learn more, contact [email protected] [...]

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