HIV/AIDS

Connect2Protect (Boston)

Phone: 

(617) 927-6262

Email: 

lsalomon@fenwayhealth.org; Liz Salomon, EdM

Website: 

connect2protect.org/coalitions/boston/

Mission: 

The mission of C2P Boston is to identify, develop, and catalyze prevention strategies that will reduce HIV infection rates among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) and transgender-identified young people (YTG) in the City of Boston. We will ensure these strategies are always deliberate, inclusive, and culturally competent through partnerships with organizations and individuals committed to our shared values and goals.

Key Partners: 

Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS interventions (ATN), The Fenway Institute

NAACP @ Mattapan Library for World AIDS Day Dec. 1

The Boston NAACP will be hosting a provocative discussion in conjunction with world AIDS Day 2011 on December 1, 2011 at the Mattapan Library from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. After 30 years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the disease continues to disproportionately affect the African-American community. The event will feature a special guest speaker, Mr. Phil Wilson, founder of Black AIDS Institute to discuss what you can do to help prevent additional HIV infections and AIDS related deaths. The Mattapan Library is located at 1350 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan. For more information, please call 617.427.9494.

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