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LOUISIANA: NO/AIDS Task Force to Open Center on St. Claude Avenue




 

Gambit (New Orleans) (05.08.12) - Wednesday, May 09, 2012

The NO/AIDS Task Force will use a five-year, $1.6 million CDC grant to open an HIV prevention community center at 4005 St. Claude Ave. in New Orleans. Called The Movement, the facility will target black men ages 13-29 who have sex with men. It will provide on- and off-site HIV testing, counseling and referrals, a drop-in safe space, social networking for young MSM, and a Youth Advisory Board that will oversee the development of the center.



 


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