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Playing Favorites – Organizing and Sharing Bookmarked Webpages

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In our blog posts, we link to dozens of websites helpful to us and hopefully to you and your organizations. But how do you keep track of all these links? The answer: social bookmarking . Social bookmarking is a way…

Using New Media to Reach Communities of Color: Lessons Learned from Leaders in the Field

AIDS disproportionately impacts communities of color. Because we work to build capacity in minority communities to augment the response to HIV/AIDS, last month Miguel Gomez and Fard Johnmar , Founder of Envision Solutions, LLC , moderated a discussion about the…

Lights, Camera, Take Action! Making, Watching, and Sharing Videos Online

New Media | July 21, 2009 Read the full post
Video of International AIDS Society 2009 Conference Session

Over half of internet users watch and download online videos . In the last month, we’ve shared numerous videos with you of individuals talking about the importance of HIV testing through this blog. Today’s post is dedicated to how you…

World’s Largest Open Scientific Conference on HIV/AIDS Uses New Media Tools

New Media | July 17, 2009 Read the full post
IAS 2009

This weekend approximately 5,000 of the world’s leading scientists, clinicians, public health experts and community leaders will convene in Cape Town, South Africa, for the 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention (IAS 2009) to “examine…

Community Voice Mail: Reaching the “Phoneless” with HIV Information

New Media | July 14, 2009 Read the full post
Community Voice Mail. Reconnect. Achieve. Results.

Last week we wrapped up our month-long series of blog posts for National HIV Testing Day. But there’s one more National HIV Testing Day collaboration story that we’ve been waiting to share with you. We’ve discussed how communities of color…

National HIV Testing Day – It’s about YOU

Real Stories. Real People

Saturday, June 27th was National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). For the past month, we’ve focused on real stories by real people about what taking an HIV test meant to them, through our “I Know, I Took the Test ” blog…

I Know, I Took the Test: My HIV Testing Story

Whitman-Walker Mobile HIV Testing Van

National HIV Testing Day was last Saturday. All month we've encouraged people to listen to real stories from real people about what taking an HIV test means to them. We used a widget to show short videos of both HIV+…

National HIV Testing Day – A message from President Obama

National HIV Testing Day from President Obama

Throughout the month of June, we've been asking people to share their HIV testing stories. Today, in recognition of National HIV Testing Day, President Obama released a special video message about the importance of HIV testing and his own experiences…