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Howard University to host International Conference on Stigma

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Each year, activists and health officials from across the country and world gather in DC for the International Conference on Stigma. The goal is to end the stigma surrounding HIV and mental health – particularly within communities of color – which prevents people from seeking evaluation, treatment and support.

This year’s conference takes place at Howard University on Friday, Nov. 22. Featuring 28-year-old HIV activist Kahlib Barton-Garçon as the keynote speaker, the day will be filled with personal stories, music, dance, artwork, research presentations and posters all centered around this year’s theme: “Youth Power Up for a Stigma-Free Future.”

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