August 29th is National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NFHAAD). NFHAAD presents an opportunity for faith communities to work together to support HIV/AIDS education, prevention, treatment, and care. Faith plays a significant role in the lives of many Americans, and congregations can help reduce HIV/AIDS discrimination. NBJC encourages Black faith leaders to talk about HIV/AIDS using the latest science to reduce stigma among their members.
NBJC’s HIV Words Matter Toolkit helps those in the Black community have stigma-free asset-based conversations about HIV/AIDS. Download the toolkit HERE to start having conversations today.
On NFHAAD, NBJC’s Deputy Executive Director, Victoria Kirby York, will host an Instagram live with Black Transgender Advisory Council Member Co-Chair Reverend Carmarion D. Anderson to discuss the critical role faith leaders play in reducing HIV/AIDS stigma and to encourage testing and treatment. Follow @NBJContheMove across social media platforms to learn more about the live event.
Starting conversations about how your faith inspires you to take action to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic, is essential to ending stigma and preventing the spread of the epidemic.
Help spread essential information about HIV/AIDS testing and treatment by sharing the National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day assets below across social media platforms using #NFHAAD, #PACT4HIV, and #StopHIVTogether.