The high rates of incarceration among communities of color raises questions about related health disparities including the disproportionate impact of HIV. Data from the Relate Project, a Bay Area based survey of recently released men and their female partners, provides unique insight into sexual risk taking in these relationships and reinforces the importance of engaging couples in HIV prevention efforts.
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2015 marks the 15th year observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). NBHAAD is a national HIV prevention community mobilization initiative designed to encourage Blacks across the United States and Territorial Areas to Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Treated, and Get Involved in the fight against HIV & AIDS.
See our CAPS Factsheets page as well our 2015 Research Resources Booklet for African American HIV/AIDS Prevention to learn more about our work.
Dr. Marguerita Lightfoot, Director of CAPS, and researchers from Emory University and the University of Missouri explored "positive life transformation" among women living with HIV through photo narratives. Women living with HIV in three cities participated in interviews, group meetings and a photo exhibit. The product is inspiring and offers insight into women's motivation for making positive, healthy changes in their lives. This project may inform future interventions for women living with HIV.
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March 24, 2015
CAPS Town Hall Presents Dr. Elvin Geng (12:00 – 1:00 pm)
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