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Yolo Akili
Personal Stories

Meet Health Equity Hero Yolo Akili Robinson

The executive director and founder of the Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) recently oversaw a multimillion-dollar NIH research initiative focusing on improving health outcomes for young black and Latino men.

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Personal Stories

Meet Bry, the Eccentric Uncle

Bryan Guyll, the author of _The Surreal Life of the Eccentric Uncle_, talks about his experience as a first-time author, as a long-term HIV survivor, and how he maintains his positive outlook on life.

Cecilia Chung
Personal Stories

Cecilia Chung: Finding My Purpose

The senior director of strategic projects for the Transgender Law Center and a health commissioner of San Francisco talks about her work, motivations, and the importance of National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

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Incarcerated People

Don't Leave People in Prisons or Jail Behind

Katie Kramer, M.P.H., M.S.W., discusses why working with people living with HIV returning home from prison or jail is important.

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Raising HIV Awareness in the Latinx Community

David Michael Pérez, director of development at the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), discusses the organization's HIV education efforts across the United States.

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Personal Stories

Embodying the Principles of MIPA: It's More Than HIV Status

An interview with Naina Khanna, executive director of the Positive Women's Network - USA, who recently collaborated with AIDS United to help create new tool on Meaningful Involvement of People Living With HIV/AIDS (MIPA).

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Personal Stories

Breaking the Silence to Change Hearts and Minds

Lance Toma, executive director of API Wellness, has been working in HIV for over 20 years, and his work is firmly grounded in social justice.

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Personal Stories

A Day Just for Us: A Conversation With Keiva Lei Cadena

Keiva Lei Cadena discussess the significance of National Transgender HIV Testing Day and her work at Hawaii's Life Foundation.

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Personal Stories

Lessons in HIV Advocacy: A Conversation With Rod Brown

Rod Brown has been engaged in HIV since the start of the epidemic, when he lost his best friend to AIDS. He currently works with the Florida Department of Health, overseeing HIV testing efforts.

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Personal Stories

Positive Organizing Shero: Teresa Sullivan

Teresa Sullivan's work is grounded in activism, and she strives to make sure that people living with HIV can live free from stigma and discrimination.