National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
October 15 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day.
The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA) , the Hispanic Federation and many other organizations organize this day. The NLAAD campaign works annually at building capacity for non-profit organizations and health departments in order to reach Latino/Hispanic communities, promote HIV testing, provide HIV prevention information and access to care.
Press Statement and Blog Posts
- Read the CDC 2011 Statement: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: "Latinos Unite! Stay Healthy! Get Tested for HIV!", by Dr. Kevin Fenton (Español)
- Read, comment on and share these blog posts:
Posters and Fact Sheets
- Register at http://www.nlaad.org/ to get NLAAD posters, graphics, PSAs and other campaign resources. (Watch this video from LCOA for help in registering).
- Download and share this fact sheet about the impact of the epidemic among Latinos in English (PDF 186 KB) or in Spanish (PDF 696 KB) and additional resources about HIV/AIDS.
- Read CDC’s feature on HIV and Latinos.
- Visit this AIDS.gov page for Spanish language resources from Federal agencies.
Video, Web and New Media Resources
- Learn about the Soy (I am) campaign . This Univision and the Kaiser Family Foundation effort features Latinos speaking openly about AIDS and related issues.
- Share information on Twitter about what you’re doing to observe NLAAD. The official hashtag is #NLAAD. Connect with us on Twitter
- Add this NLAAD graphic (JPG 51KB) to your website or social network page.