National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was first observed in 2005.
The Banyan Tree Project plans and implements this observance with support from the CDC. The theme is Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV for me, for you, for everyone.
Locate HIV Testing and Other Services
Use and share the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator.
You can also visit http://hivtest.cdc.gov/.
Use Twitter and Pinterest
Use the hashtag #May19 to talk about the day.
Join and Follow the Blogosphere
Read and share Dr. Howard Koh (Assistant Secretary for Health, HHS)’s “May 19th is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day” post.
Read this blog about digital storytelling: “Taking Root to End Stigma”.
Graphics, Logos and Widgets
Add the National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo to your materials.
Download the HIV/AIDS Awareness Days postcard here (PDF, 1.49MB).
Use these CDC Resources
Learn about the Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign.
Visit the CDC resource page about HIV/AIDS and Asian & Pacific Islanders:
Read this letter (PDF 28KB) about CDC’s 2010 Epidemiologic Profile for Asians and Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders (PDF 1.97MB).
Resources from the Community
Learn about the history of National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/Awareness Day and community leadership.
Read and share the Banyan Tree Pledge.
Learn about the Affordable Care Act
Read and share this issue brief about the ACA and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Read the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
Watch this December 2012 conversation with Drs. Koh and Valdiserri about progress. Learn more about the Strategy here.
How can you help implement the Strategy in your community?
Learn about PEPFAR
Read and share the PEFPAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation (PDF, 2.83MB) and fact sheet.
Watch Secretary Clinton unveil the Blueprint on November 29, 2012.