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Barb Cardell

Barb Cardell is the training director for Positive Women's Network - USA, a member of the U.S. People Living With HIV Caucus, the policy chair for Colorado Organizations and Individuals Responding to HIV/AIDS, and a governor-appointed member of the statewide Colorado Alliance for HIV Care, Prevention, and Treatment. Openly living with HIV for the past 29 years in Boulder, Colorado, Barb's hobbies and passions include speaking truth to power, dismantling racism, and sharing her opinions even when they're unsolicited.

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Can Michael Bennet End the HIV Epidemic?

The moderate Colorado senator doesn’t have the worst record when it comes to HIV, but he lacks the bold vision needed to end the epidemic, according to activist Barb Cardell.

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How Do I Mobilize Relatives and Friends Who May Not Be Politically Aligned to #KillTheBill?

PWN-USA has developed a template for an email you can send to folks you want to reach out to, which focuses on health care as a nonpartisan issue that fundamentally affects everyone.

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Colorado HIV Advocacy Day: Success! A Blog Entry by Barb Cardell

"Colorado Advocacy Day was a huge success on April 21st," Barb Cardell writes. "This early chance to discuss the science of HIV, basics of advocacy, language and partnership with CORA organizations gave us a strong base from which to grow."

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Stigma and Discrimination in Disney World

If Ariel from The Little Mermaid was HIV positive, would anyone want to swim with her? Would the Seven Dwarfs turn their backs on Snow White if she disclosed that she had AIDS? Barb Cardell ponders HIV/AIDS stigma at the magical world of Disney durin...