The NAACP partners with Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative and CDC for World AIDs Day

The NAACP is partnering with AAALI (Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative) to address communities that are hardest hit by the HIV/AIDs epidemic. Every year, the NAACP Health Department awards mini-grants to local units to hold community events, forums, education events and health screenings to tackle the issue of HIV/AIDs in their respective communities. 

Here is a list of the grant recipients and events being held across the United States:


Date:  November 30, 2103
Saginaw Branch #3152
Event:  A Call to Action

Date: December 1, 2013
Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch #90078
Event: World AIDS Day panel & testing

Date: December 1, 2013 3pm
Denver CO Branch #4007
Event: Intergenerational Talk: HIV/AIDs Awareness Discussion
Location:  District 2 Police Station Dist. 2 Community Room, 3901 Holly St. Denver, CO 80207

Date: December 1, 2013
Event: World AIDs Day Service
Location:  Christ's Church Apostolic, Inc. 14007 E. 22nd Place Aurora, CO 80011

Date: December 1, 2013 3pm-5pm
Tennessee State Conference & Jackson Madison County Branch #5593
Event: Getting To Zero, An HIV/AIDS Countdown
Location:  Oman Arena – The Coliseum 179 Allen Ave.  Jackson, Tennessee
Contact:  (731) 426-1330

Date: December 1, 2013 3pm-6pm
Boston Branch #2045
Event: Take The Test – Boston!
Location: End Settlements 566 Columbus Ave. Boston, MA 02118

Date: December 1, 2013 4pm
Greater Terre Haute Branch #3068
Event: With Loving Kindness I Have Drawn Thee: AIDS, the Black Family and the Church Speaks
Location: 1660 Spruce St. Terre Haute, IN
Contact: (812)240-8182

Date: December 2, 2013
Stephen F. Austin State University #6812
Event: Be in the Know

Date: December 3, 2013 10am  1pm
Tennessee State Conference & Jackson Madison County Branch #5593
Event: HIV/Aids Awareness Forum - Getting to Zero: Listen, Learn, Live!
Location:  St. Paul CME Church 282 Middleton Street, Jackson, TN 38301
Contact:  (731) 660-5580

Date:  December 5, 2013 9am-1pm
Huntsville-Madison County Branch #5709
Event:  Getting to Zero: Zero New Infections, Zero Discrimination, and Zero AIDS-Related Deaths Workshop
Location: Boone-Lacy Fellowship Hall -Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church 315 Winchester Road Northeast Huntsville, AL.
Contact: Wendi Williams  (256) 372-4953, Judy Edmond (256) 509-4252, comfaithpartners@gmail.com

Date: December 6, 2013 7am-8am
Event:  Red Ribbon Awards Breakfast
Location: Boone-Lacy Fellowship Hall -Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church 315 Winchester Road Northeast Huntsville, AL.
Contact: Wendi Williams  (256) 372-4953, Judy Edmond (256) 509-4252, comfaithpartners@gmail.com

Date: December 13 & 14, 2013
Event: AIDS Awareness Session for Denver Youth
Location:  Christ's Church Apostolic, Inc. 14007 E. 22nd Place Aurora, CO 80011

Date: December 14, 2013
Boston Branch #2045
Event: HIV/AIDs Awareness - Spoken Word, Music
Location: 285 Martin Luther King Boulevard Roxbury, MA, 02119

Event: Health Committee presents HIV Awareness event for Youth
Location: Roxbury YMCA 285 Martin Luther King Boulevard Roxbury, MA, 02119

Date: February 23, 2014
Richmond VA Branch #7112
Event: For the Sake of You and Your Loved Ones…Take the Test for HIV

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