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$60M Investment Supports Community Collaboratives to Strengthen HIV Prevention and Care for Gay Men of Color

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A new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week invests over $60 million from the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) in a four-year demonstration project designed to improve HIV outcomes…

First Six Months on Twitter: Lessons Learned from Our Twitter Chat (Part 1)

New Media | March 31, 2015 Read the full post
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On March 29, HOPWA celebrated our 6-month Twitter anniversary. We joined Twitter to share HIV housing resources and information. In our short time on Twitter, @HUD_HOPWA  has grown to 273 followers and increased circulation of new publications and resources. We…

LGBT Health Awareness Week – The Affordable Care Act is Working For You

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Cross-posted from HHS Blog

Editor’s Note: In honor of LGBT Health Awareness Week last week, Secretary Burwell shared this important message about how the ACA is working to improve the health and well-being of LGBT Americans. While LGBT Health Awareness Week has passed, ensuring…

Office of National AIDS Policy to Host National HIV/AIDS Strategy Regional Forums

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Over the next two months, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) will host four regional forums across the  country that will inform the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy for 2016-2020. Central to achieving the Strategy’s goals is sustained and ongoing…

Positive Spin: New digital storytelling project encourages HIV prevention, testing, and treatment

New Media | March 25, 2015 Read the full post
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We are excited to announce the release of Positive Spin, a digital educational tool that uses the power of personal stories and video to raise awareness about the HIV care continuum and to encourage people living with HIV to get…

HHS launches innovative digital storytelling project to support federal HIV response

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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 Contact: HHS Press Office 202-690-6343 HHS launches innovative digital storytelling project to support federal HIV response Personal stories encourage HIV prevention, testing and treatment The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today released…

Advancing Awareness and Action Against Hepatitis C among African Americans

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A recent forum convened by HHS focused on strengthening the response to hepatitis C in African American communities, gathering representatives of more than three dozen organizations from across the nation to discuss ideas, opportunities, and strategies to address this significant…

Virtual Office Hours: Social Media Conversations with the HIV Community

New Media | March 24, 2015 Read the full post
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Through Virtual Office Hours, AIDS.gov offers free, personalized technical assistance to help federal and non-federal HIV program staff on how to access, talk about or improve their use of digital tools and social media channels to improve their outreach. We…