Hope's Voice and the Student Global AIDS Campaign on
Wednesday announced plans for the second annual "Road
to Hope" HIV prevention tour, which brings
HIV-positive speakers to colleges across the country.
The tour begins in Washington, D.C., on April 3 and wraps up
in New York City on May 5.
of all new infections occurring under the age of 25, it is
crucial that we reach young adults," says Todd
Murray, executive director of Hope's Voice, in
a press statement. "This exciting tour will
bring education and awareness to thousands of
students. We believe that this generation has
the power to change the trend of this epidemic."
Each tour stop
will include a Hope's Voice panel of HIV-positive
young adults talking about their experiences and
answering questions about living with the disease.
Student Global AIDS Campaign representatives will
inform students on how they can join the fight against HIV
and AIDS and start their own SGAC chapters. At some
tour stops, local AIDS service organizations will
provide confidential HIV antibody testing and
University, Washington, D.C., April 3
Maryland, College Park, Md., April 4
Women's College, Lynchburg, Va., April 5
University, Shepherdstown, W.Va., April 6
North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., April 7
University, Nashville, April 12
Atlanta, April 13
Texas, Arlington, Texas, April 17
University, Waco, Texas, April 18
Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb., April 19
Decorah, Iowa, April 20
University, Chicago, April 21
University, Bethlehem, Pa., April 26
Ithaca, N.Y., April 27
Providence, R.I., April 28
Worchester, Mass., May 1
University, Waltham, Mass., May 2
University, Cambridge, Mass., May 3
Williamstown, Pa., May 4
End of the road
celebration, New York City, May 5
information about the Road to Hope tour, go online to www.hopesvoice.org.
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