California Lawmaker Introduces Legislation to Support National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
June 9, 2009
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) introduced legislation that seeks to encourage state and local governments, as well as media organizations, to recognize June 8th as National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the American Chronicle reports. The legislation also supports the development of a national AIDS strategy that aims to reduce new HIV infections in the U.S., particularly among minorities (American Chronicle 6/9).
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