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The Color of AIDS: Bringing “Risk” Up to Date

Those on the front lines of the grassroots HIV/AIDS movement bring the discussion about HIV risk up to date. They say generating more relevant prevention models is literally a matter of life and death, especially for women of color.

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HIV Groups Work to Bring CDC’s Risk Categories Up to Date

Eighty percent of women get the HIV virus from heterosexual contact. Yet the Centers for Disease Control or CDC, has no category for these women. The government agency distributed 300 million dollars a year to state and local health departments for prevention activists to high risked population. But are these funds getting to the people that need them?

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The Gathering – A Modern Thanksgiving Story

Grassroots leaders from emerging democracy movements speak out about how to create democracy in the U.S. It all starts, they say, within their own communities.

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Local Democracy: Building From the Bottom Up

Grassroots leaders from emerging democracy movements speak out about how to create democracy in the U.S. It all starts, they say, within their own communities.

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Renaissance Village: FEMA’s Dirty Secret

After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, thousands were sent to live at Renaissance Park, a FEMA run trailer park. Hundreds of families are still stuck there. We hear from youth, women and advocates from “Workers Centers,” organizing to move out.

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