Archive for October, 2013

AID FOR AIDS and ITPC-Caribbean team up for workshop in the Dominican Republic

AID FOR AIDS and ITPC-Caribbean team up for workshop in the Dominican Republic

  • 18th October 2013
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AID FOR AIDS and the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition in the Caribbean (ITPC-Caribbean) recently teamed up to organize a workshop titled, “Knowing Antiretroviral Meds,” held in the Dominican Republic during the first week of October. The workshop brought together a variety of well-known activists and leaders in the field of HIV, as well as representatives from different communities around the Caribbean island. Through its advocacy and education programs in the Dominican Republic, AID FOR AIDS has had the opportunity to implement one of its outreach programs, “To Advocate We Must Know.” This program’s main objective is to provide tools to leaders and activists to achieve better results when representing their communities in different areas of decision-making concerning health matters, both at the political and social levels. Ramon Acevedo, one of the participants, took to social media to express his thoughts on the workshop. “I am extremely pleased with the training…
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Annual Holiday Card Contest Winners!

Annual Holiday Card Contest Winners!

  • 11th October 2013
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This year, AID FOR AIDS once again partnered with Parsons the New School for Design to hold a contest in order to find the best possible design for our holiday cards. The contest was a wonderful success and we received almost 100 different design submissions. The winners will be featured on our yearly holiday cards, whose proceeds will be used to support the lifesaving missions of AID FOR AIDS. We want to thank all the students who worked so hard on their designs, as well as Parsons Faculty members Victoria Benatar and Julia Gorton, for leading the project, and Emily Wardwell and Katarzyna Gruda for choosing the winning designs along with the AID FOR AIDS staff. The breadth and creativity of this year’s competing designs were fantastic, so after a great deal of deliberation, five winning designs were chosen to be featured on this year’s Christmas cards. The winning designs…
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