March 15, 2012

IRR News Report

Spring 2007

AIDS Committee Town Hall Meeting,

AIDS, Color, and Equality: Removing Barriers


On April 11 & 12, 2007, in Washington, D.C., the ABA AIDS Coordinating Committee will host a town hall meeting on AIDS, Color and Equality: Removing Barriers to HIV Prevention. The multi-disciplinary meeting of experts, advocates, and community leaders will examine the social, political, medical, and legal factors fueling the disproportionate impact of HIV infection on minority populations and explore how barriers to HIV prevention can be dismantled.

The town hall meeting on April 11 , 2007, will focus on young people from the D.C. Public School System. The dialogue will educate at-risk youth about HIV/AIDS transmission and discuss ways to prevent becoming infected. On April 12, 2007, the Committee will hear from representatives of community-based organizations, local service providers and social workers to examine the disparities in AIDS rates now so prevalent in communities of color.

For more information and updates about the town hall meeting and other AIDS Coordinating Committee programs and projects, visit or contact the ABA AIDS Coordination Project at 202/662-1025.