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Press Release

AIDS Watch 2011 in Washington, DC: February 16-18, 2011

January 24, 2011

Come Join Us in Washington, DC


AIDSWatch is the largest constituent based Federal HIV/AIDS advocacy and education event of the year. Hundreds of People Living With HIV/AIDS, our families, friends, care providers, and other advocates will arrive at the nation's capital to tell the powerful stories of our lives in order to educate our Senators and Members of the House of Representatives on the most crucial issues facing the 1.3 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States.

Help us educate a new Congress at these AIDSWatch events:

  • Train to educate your Representative and Senators on national HIV/AIDS policy and budget issues: Wednesday, February 16, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Visit your Representative and Senators: Wednesday, February 16, 1:30 p.m. - Friday, February 18, 5:00 p.m.
  • Gala AIDSWatch Positive Leadership Award Reception on Capitol Hill: Wednesday, February 16, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • AIDSWatch Congressional briefing for elected officials and Congressional staff (open to public and press): Thursday, February 17, 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Visit the AIDSWatch 2011 website

Click here to register for AIDSWatch 2011

And if you can't join us in DC, call your Representatives' and Senators' offices to let them know we're coming and you support us. You can find their office numbers at and

For more information on AIDSWatch 2011, contact

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This article was provided by National Minority AIDS Council. Visit NMAC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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