Resilience: Stories of A Day with HIV
Ahead of World AIDS Day 2021, Positively Aware hosted a virtual celebration of the personal stories from the magazine's anti-stigma campaign, A Day with HIV. Advocates Davina Conner Otalor, Charles Sanchez, and Jax Kelly shared their life journey with HIV and overcoming stigma. Special appearances by some of the people who posted their pictures and shared their stories.
HEALTHY LIVING WITH HIV
Positively Aware magazine hosted its second in a series of webinars, “Healthy Living with HIV,” on July 13th at 12pm ET/ 11am CT. Join us along with experts in exercise, food justice, mental health and stress reduction and learn about tools that can help you and the people you care about live a healthier and happier life with HIV. Featured presenters include Margaret Danilovich, PT, DPT, PhD, Northwestern University; Nelson Vergel, author/activist/entrepreneur, and Evelyn Figueroa, MD, Figueroa Wu Family Foundation. See more information about our presenters below.
A Matter Of Justice: Covid-19 Vaccines And Health Inequities In PLHIV
Positively Aware magazine hosted its first in a series of webinars, “A Matter of Justice: COVID-19 Vaccines and Health Inequities in PLHIV,” on March 4th at 4pm ET. The latest data on COVID-19 vaccine research and people living with HIV, COVID-19 health disparities and inequities, and a community and advocacy perspective were discussed. Presenters included Stephaun Wallace, PhD, Director of External Relations, HIV Vaccine Trials Network/COVID-19 Prevention Network and Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health, University of Washington; Richard Jefferys, Basic Science, Vaccines & Cure Project Director, Treatment Action Group; Gina Brown of Southern AIDS Coalition; and Christopher Hucks-Ortiz of Black AIDS Institute. Made possible through support from Janssen; co-sponsored by Treatment Action Group (TAG) and HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN).