Deb LeBel

Partnerships Specialist, 

Social Media and Accessibility: Resources to Know

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When the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990, there was no Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Since then, the number of social media channels, and their use for communication among all demographics, has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, however, despite newer ways to reach individuals living with disabilities, many individuals in this community face challenges…

Blog Digest: Your one-stop reading about World AIDS Day 2014

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This month, many individuals and organizations in the HIV community were exceptionally busy organizing, attending, and communicating about local, state, regional, national, and international events in observance of World AIDS Day 2014. In case you missed any of our posts leading up to World AIDS Day, we offer a list below (in reverse order). We…

Focus, Partner, Achieve: US Government in Action for World AIDS Day 2014

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World AIDS Day brings staff from across the U.S. Government together to reflect on and extend our contributions to the response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic—both at home and internationally. We wanted you to be aware of key Federal activities for World AIDS Day 2014. White House On December 1, the White House hosted a World…

Webinars for Education and Engagement

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Webinars can be educational and engagement tools for the HIV community. If you host a webinar, you can reach and engage your target audiences on key policy and program issues. As a webinar participant, you can get in-depth information on HIV-related topics and take advantage of continuing education opportunities. Whether you want to host or…

World AIDS Day 2014: Resources for a shared effort towards an AIDS-free generation


For the HIV community, the December 1st observance of World AIDS Day provides an unparalleled opportunity to bring wide attention to our collective response to the epidemic. The U.S. Government’s  theme this year is “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation.” Leading up to World AIDS Day, is sharing 10 simple, ready-to-use resources on a… Webinar Page: Updated! Free!

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Why Webinars? We have heard from many that it can be difficult to learn about or keep track of multiple webinars and online training events occurring all over the country. To make that task easier, offers our enhanced Webinars page—a resource to help the HIV community find and register for webinars and get tips…

Online Resources for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD): October 15


National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) 2014 The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA)  and its partners are the community sponsors for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD, which is observed on annually on October 15.  The theme for NLAAD 2014 is To End AIDS, Commit to Act – Para Acabar con el SIDA, Comprometete a…

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD)


Today is the 7th annual observance of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD). This year’s theme reminds us that Aging is a part of life: HIV doesn’t have to be. To further the goals of reducing new cases of HIV among older people and supporting those who are living with HIV, we would like to…