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AIDS Action Committee Offers and Supports Variety of Events to Honor National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Date:2/7/2008

Hosts Lunch Forum at HQ, Offers Expanded Hours for Rapid HIV Testing and 2 Film Screenings by MALE Center and Joins Healing Our Land, Inc. and Mass. Black Legislative Caucus on Disparities Panel at Roxbury Comm. College

BOSTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate the nation's eighth recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, Inc. (AAC) is collaborating to present and participate in several events that reflect the complexity of interests and needs surrounding the critical issue of HIV/AIDS among Black communities in Boston, both current and historical.

A midday lunchtime Historical Overview and Moderated Discussion at AAC's office on Washington Street in Boston features Harold D. Cox, MSSW, Associate Dean of Public Health Practice, Boston University School of Public Health and former Chief Public Health Officer for the City of Cambridge (and previous Director of Client Services at AAC), and Douglas Brooks, MSW, Vice President, Health Services, Justice Resource Institute (JRI), moderated by Larry Day, Manager, Community Relations, AIDS Action Committee. They will lead participants to discuss an historical overview of the local Black community's response to the epidemic and to explore needed steps to move forward in Boston towards ending the epidemic in a community most disproportionately affected here and across the country. The 12-2 lunch is free and reservations are requested due to space limitations (RSVP to policy@aac.org).

The MALE Center's free, rapid 20-minute HIV testing is expanded (12-9 p.m.) for NBHAAD, and the Center will also present two screenings of the network television documentary "Out of Control: AIDS in Black America" from 3-5 p.m. at host Harriett Tubman House, United South End Settlements, 566 Columbus Ave. in Boston's South End and a second screening at 7 p.m. across the street at The MALE Center, 571 Columbus Ave
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