FT. LAUDERDALE TOWN HALL

Thursday, February 16, 2011 from 4:45 PM to 8:00 PM

African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
2650 Sistrunk Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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AGENDA

4:45-5:45PM
Registration and Reception

5:45-6:00PM
Transition to Town Hall

6:00-8:00PM
Town Hall

 

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Bus service will be provided, with pickups at the following times and places:

NORTH COUNTY PICK-UP

Departing at 3:40 PM
MCC of the Palm Beaches

 
4857 Northlake Blvd.

 
Palm Beach Garden, FL

 
561-775-5900

 
info@mccpalmbeach.org

 

MID-COUNTY PICK UP

Departing at 4:00 PM
Compass GLCC

 
201 North Dixie Hwy.

 
Lake Worth, FL

 
561-533-9699

 
www.compassglcc.com

 

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QUESTIONS

Please email ftauderdalel@roadtoaids2012.org with questions about the town hall.

LOCAL RESOURCES

Epidemiological Overview1

People living with HIV (not AIDS) in 2007

7,299

Race

48%

Black, Non-Hispanic

40%

White, Non-Hispanic

10%

Hispanic

2%

Multi Races/Other

HIV cases diagnosed in 2007

641

Gender

74%

Male

26%

Female

Transmission Group

34%

Heterosexual

55%

Male Sex with Male

7%

Injection Drug Use (IDU)

3%

Male Sex with Male / IDU

1 The Urban Areas HIV Surveillance Workgroup (2007). Epidemiology of HIV Infection in Large Urban Areas in the United States. PLoS ONE (2007).

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