UNITED WAY REPORT FINDS HIV/AIDS HAS PASSED THE EPIDEMIC STAGE IN CERTAIN...

UNITED WAY REPORT FINDS HIV/AIDS HAS PASSED THE EPIDEMIC STAGE IN CERTAIN AREAS OF NEW YORK CITY; MINORITY WOMEN AND CHILDREN SEVERELY AFFECTED; PRESS CONFERENCE: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14 AT 11 A.M.



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–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – US NEWSWIRE)–

Advisory for Wednesday, Aug. 14

WHAT:

United Way of New York City will hold a press conference on Wednesday, August 14, unveiling the results of a city-wide report on HIV/AIDS and its impact on the New York City community.

HIV/AIDS has reached endemic proportions in certain New York City neighborhoods among minority women and children, creating an urgent need for health and human services to address their unique living conditions and improve their quality of life.

In fact, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death in women ages 24-34 and the second-leading cause of death for women ages 34-44 in New York City.

WHO:

— Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, senior vice president and chief executive for agency services, United Way of New York City

— Dennis de Leon, executive director, the Latino Commission on AIDS

— Ana Oliveira, executive director, Gay Men’s Health Crisis

— Debra Fraser-Howze, president and CEO, National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS

WHEN:

Wednesday, Aug. 14

11 a.m.

WHERE:

(NOTE NEW LOCATION)

United Way of New York City

2 Park Avenue (between 32nd & 33rd Streets)

2nd floor

Refreshments will be served.

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CONTACT:

United Way of New York City

Jeanette Brown

212-251-2473

UNITED WAY REPORT FINDS HIV/AIDS HAS PASSED THE EPIDEMIC STAGE IN CERTAIN AREAS OF NEW YORK CITY; MINORITY WOMEN AND CHILDREN SEVERELY AFFECTED; PRESS CONFERENCE: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14 AT 11 A.M.