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Take Action: Call-in to Support HIV Funding in the U.S.!

April 1, 2011

Positive Women's Network

April 5th Is National Call-in Day to Support Funding for HIV Programs in the U.S.

Congress has not yet passed a budget for 2011. With critical services at risk of being cut, YOUR voice is needed to tell Congress that these services save lives. These services keep women in care and improve the quality of life -- cutting or eliminating services such as psychosocial support, medical care, childcare, and treatment assistance risks women falling out of care and enduring poor health outcomes for themselves, their families, and their communities.

CALL TO ACTION: On Tuesday, April 5th, we need individuals nationwide to urge Congress to prioritize and protect life-saving HIV programs by calling Congressional leaders and asking them to support full funding for domestic HIV programs.

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Join the U.S. Positive Women's Network and organizations from all around the U.S. fighting for adequate resources to address the HIV epidemic!

Give your representative a call, organize a meeting with other HIV-positive women in your community or call your local AIDS Service Organization to join their efforts.

Click here for more info.


Opportunity: PWN Free Training on Media and Communications for HIV+ Women and Girls

Speak Up! Are you an HIV+ woman who wants to advocate for HIV+ women? This training is for you! Learn how to be an effective communicator to advocate for issues that are important to women living with and vulnerable to HIV.

When: Thursday April 14, 2011 from 9:30a-5:30p
Where: WORLD in Oakland, CA
For more information and to sign-up visit PWN's trainings page.

Interested in bringing this training to your area? Contact Sonia at sbrastogi@womenhiv.org.



  
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This article was provided by Positive Women's Network of the United States of America. Visit PWN-USA's website to find out more about their activities and publications.
 
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