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Our Statement Regarding COVID-19’s Impact on Dance Marathon 2020

To the friends and supporters of the Pediatric AIDS Coalition at UCLA, From the start, this organization has had one central purpose: creating a world free of pediatric HIV/AIDS and advocating for the health of those involved with and affected by our cause. It is with that intention that, with great sadness and disappointment, the … Continue reading Our Statement Regarding COVID-19’s Impact on Dance Marathon 2020

World AIDS Day 2019: Mobilizing and Empowering Communities to Achieve an AIDS-Free Future

http://unaids.org/en/resources/campaigns/WAD_2019 By Megana Sekar I’ve always firmly believed that a small action by an individual can have a reverberating effect. A few words of support could create a huge shift in a person’s day or week and advice you give a friend in passing could change their mindset. When I first heard that the United … Continue reading World AIDS Day 2019: Mobilizing and Empowering Communities to Achieve an AIDS-Free Future

How we talk about HIV/AIDS matters

Language and activism have a necessarily fraught relationship: the right words can define successful activism just as the wrong ones can undermine it. For activism like that in the fight against HIV/AIDS, one unfortunately inextricable from misconception and stigma, language proves especially significant. Put simply, how we talk about HIV/AIDS matters. In any successful allyship, … Continue reading How we talk about HIV/AIDS matters