Tag Archives: South
September 28, 2012: Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that 8 states, including 6 southern states (GA, LA, MS, NC, TN, VA), were awarded $14.2 million … Continue reading
Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative (SASI) Steering Committee members Gwen Bampfield, Carolyn McAllaster, Sharon DeCuir, Deadra Malloy, Kathie Hiers, and Valerie Mincey participated in the Congressional Roundtables focused on the Southern HIV epidemic on June 19, 2012. The Roundtables, sponsored by AIDS … Continue reading
McAllaster presents Webinar: “Focusing White House Attention on the HIV Epidemic in the South” for Farmworker Justice
On June 13, 2012, SASI Director, Carolyn McAllaster, presented a webinar entitled “Focusing White House Attention on the HIV Epidemic in the South” for Farmworker Justice. McAllaster discussed the findings of the SASI Research Report, HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the South Reaches … Continue reading
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a 3-year, $44 million, Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on June 8, 2012 focused largely on Deep South States with the goal of reducing HIV-related deaths and related health disparities among racial … Continue reading
The official trailer for deepsouth, a feature-length documentary about HIV in the American South featuring SASI Steering Committee member, Kathie Hiers, has just been released. Please share the link and like the film on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/deepsouthfilm.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congressman Hank Johnson circulate Sign-on letter Supporting Enhanced Responses to HIV/AIDS for Women and Southern US States
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (California) and Congressman Hank Johnson (Georgia) are circulating a Sign-on Letter to Members of Congress highlighting the HIV epidemic among women and especially in the southern United States. SASI’s report, HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the South Reaches Crisis Proportions … Continue reading
SASI Call to Action: SASI calls for the White House, the Office of National AIDS Policy, and the Department of Health and Human Services to convene a State of the South Task Force to address the South’s exploding HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Deep … Continue reading
SASI Releases Comprehensive Report on the HIV Epidemic in the South: Calls for Immediate and Increased Federal HIV/AIDS Resources to the South
Durham, N.C. –The Southeastern United States is experiencing the highest rate of new HIV/AIDS infections confirms a comprehensive research report, “HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the South Reaches Crisis Proportions in Last Decade” released Thursday by the Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative (SASI). The report … Continue reading
I Am the Face of HIV: Sharon DeCuir, Prevention Program Coordinator at HIV/AIDS Alliance for Two Inc. (HAART), talks about living with HIV in Baton Rouge, LA.