CrowdOutAIDS This World AIDS Day!
December 1, 2011
Thursday December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day of action for HIV activists around the world!
In 2010 there were:
We have seen progress in the AIDS response, but many challenges remain. That's why we call on you to commit to #CrowdOutAIDS in this generation! Here's a how to get involved this World AIDS Day.
Help raise HIV knowledge
Only a minority of young people today have adequate knowledge about HIV. Can you answer five basic questions about how HIV is prevented? Test yourself, and challenge your friends:
Put youth on the map
CrowdOutAIDS is launching a "crowd mapping" application where youth HIV activist and organizations can sign up for future opportunities to collaborate with UNAIDS. Register yourself and/or your organization and share the application with your networks:
Host a CrowdOutAIDS offline Open Forum
Over 180 volunteers have already registered around the world to host an offline Open Forum. This is an opportunity to meet young people in your community, discus key issues, and report back to UNAIDS to inform a new strategy on HIV and young people that truly responds to the realties of young people.
Everything you need to host an offline Open Forum is available here.
Thanks again for being part of this amazing project -- and as always, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Now let's #CrowdOutAIDS this #WorldAIDSDay!
This article was provided by UNAIDS. Visit UNAIDS' website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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