What's New? October 1996

Web Site: CDC Business Responds to AIDS/Labor Responds to AIDS

The CDC Business Responds to AIDS and Labor Responds to AIDS Program (BRTA/LRTA) has established a new World Wide Web site. The BRTA/LRTA programs help large and small businesses and labor organizations meet the challenges of HIV/AIDS in the workplace and in the community. This Web site gives an overview of BRTA/LRTA programs and how to access them. It also includes details about the BRTA Managerís Kit and LRTA Labor Leaderís Kit, and a variety of other resources for employers and employees. The Web site offers timely information on issues related to HIV/AIDS and presents statements from business, labor, and community leaders about successful programs.

HIV/AIDS Prevention for Teens - Video Satellite Broadcast
December 12, 1996, 3:00 pm to 4:30pm EST

Deadline to register downlink sites & participants has been extended to Dec. 2, but please register as early as possible. HIV/AIDS Prevention for Teens, a satellite video conference, will be broadcast live to sites nationwide on December 12, 1996, from 3:00 - 4:30p.m. eastern standard time. The course, produced by the Massachusetts Corporation for Educational Telecommunications (MCET) through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is aimed at teachers of students in grades 6-12, health educators, community leaders, counselors and administrators. Participants will receive an overview of HIV/AIDS education and guidance in targeting prevention strategies for youth. For additional information, registration forms, or coordinates for downlink sites, telephone MCET toll-free at (800) 556-4376 or view the conference announcement on the CDC Web site. DEADLINE to register downlink sites and participants has been extended to December 2 but registrations are requested as early as possible, click here for an online version of the registration form.

1996 National Skills Building Conference (Ď96 NSBC)

The National Skills Building Conference was held October 10-13, 1996 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Hilton and Towers. This conference was a collaborative effort of the AIDS National Interfaith Network (ANIN), National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA), and National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC). For more information, visit the Conference Web site. The Web site has both an Internet Explorer and a Netscape Navigator version.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 3, 1996
$17 Million In Federal HIV Prevention Funding Available for Community-Based Organizations in 1997

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the availability of $17 million for community-based HIV prevention projects throughout the nation. For further information and a listing of preapplication workshops and teleconferences, click here.


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