Community Update

World Pulse Toolkits Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits are all available here.

We are especially excited to share our signature Citizen Journalism and Digital Empowerment Curriculum. Start learning today!

Hello to everyone!

Greeting to everyone --

It is an honor to be a part of this new initiative. I just wanted to take a moment to let everyone know about the Prevention Justice Mobilization, an upcoming event in the United States being planned by women with HIV and many other allies.

Here are the details:

2007 PREVENTION JUSTICE MOBILIZATION:
HIV is not just a disease. It’s PROOF of injustice!

We are calling for a PREVENTION JUSTICE Mobilization, to show unity in the fight against HIV/AIDS and demand justice in prevention policies. Here’s what we’re doing, and how you can get involved:

The Prevention Justice Mobilization (PJM) is a series of HIV-prevention events and actions around the United States from November 1 to December 15, 2007. The events and actions will include:
• Local events around the country by endorsing organizations across the range of prevention justice issues
• Local events on World AIDS Day (December 1) that carry the message of prevention justice
• Rallies, training and other activities at the National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta (December 2-5, 2007).
• A comprehensive policy platform and accompanying materials like the Prevention Justice Briefing Book and a World AIDS Day Action Kit

What is Prevention Justice?
HIV isn’t just a virus—it’s proof of injustice. It’s no accident that the groups at the lowest rungs of the social and economic ladder also have the highest rates of HIV, including African-Americans, (especially black women and black gay men); Latina women; gay men and other men who have sex with men; transgender people; undocumented immigrants and people residing in the Deep South.

Prevention Justice believes that the best way to prevent HIV/AIDS is to ensure that all people have the economic, social, and political power and resources to make healthy decisions about our bodies, sexuality, and reproduction for ourselves, our families, and our communities.

The Prevention Justice framework changes not only the way we look at HIV prevention, but how we go about advocating for HIV prevention. Prevention Justice means the people and communities most affected by the epidemic are at the forefront of policy efforts, and that HIV prevention can not be separated from human rights.

What Is the Prevention Justice Mobilization Fighting For? Unity in the Fight against HIV!
• Promoting unified actions and cooperation among AIDS groups and prevention advocates.
• Backing a comprehensive policy platform and demanding the resources we need to fight HIV and win progressive policies, rather than competing with one another for crumbs.
• Mobilizing progressive organizations across the country that work on intersecting issues (like racism, criminal justice, immigration, gender-based violence, welfare, housing and economic and environmental justice) to explicitly incorporate HIV/AIDS in their efforts and to engage the AIDS community to support a broad-based progressive agenda for all our communities.

Get Mobilized for Prevention Justice!!!
1. Endorse the Mobilization as an organization
2. Affiliate your local events from November 1 – December 15 with the Mobilization
3. Organize a local event for World AIDS Day and list on our site as part of the Prevention Justice Mobilization – we have a World AIDS Day Toolkit to help your efforts
4. Mobilize people from your community to attend PJM events in Atlanta, GA, December 1-5

For more information, visit PreventionJustice.org, or contact:
Jesse-Ehrensaft Hawley, Campaign Coordinator, jesseeh@champnework.org, 212.937.7955 x 70

Comments

Maria Jett's picture

Welcome!

Hi there, and welcome to PulseWire!

Thanks so much for uploading your logo and activating your journal.

Please let me know if there are any questions I can answer for you. You can contact me by using the "feedback" button at the bottom of the screen or posting to the Site Help and Feedback discussion group: http://beta.pulsewire.net/groups/359.

Great to have you on board,

Maria Jett, Online Community Director

Goldie Davich's picture

Right on!

Thanks for the heads up. I plan on checking out your website!

BrianFiore's picture

It's What We Need!

Hi Jesse,

I thought that I would recommend that you post this cause and your organizations intent and purpose under events on PulseWire so that you can generate more feedback on PulseWire.

The cause sounds great and I am extremely excited to see that you have taken the initiative to share this cause. We need it more than ever!

Cheers,

Brian
Web 2.0 marketing at PulseWire

PS

the website looks great!
Have a nice day

Hi Jesse,
Good to learn of this initiative. I'll look at the website. Of course I know about Champ's work but haven't followed this latest development. But I am focused quite a bit on prevention and research these days, so watch for my postings on that topic too.

thanks, and welcome to PulseWire!
Anne-christine

Anne-christine d'Adesky
Director of Global Advocacy
3345 22nd street,
San Francisco, CA 94110

Mobilizing Women and Girls to Fight HIV/AIDS

acdadesky's picture

Hi Julie- see it's you and not Jesse

Hey Julie-

I posted to Jesse as I was reading Brian's post up above. Then saw the profile and realised you were in the PulseWire house. Awesome. I am looking forward to seeing you online here and also reading any info you put into Sharing Solutions. Remember to put any Actions in to the Alerts sections.. of Sharing Solutions.

Cheers, AC
Anne-christine d'Adesky
Director of Global Advocacy
3345 22nd street,
San Francisco, CA 94110

Mobilizing Women and Girls to Fight HIV/AIDS

Jensine's picture

Another welcome

Hi! A shout out to you, glad to have you as part of our new and growing community. Thank you for your critical work with, and behalf of, all of us. I know we'd love to hear your reflections about the Preventative Mobilization Justice events and actions this month. Congratulations.
In partnership -
Jensine Larsen
World Pulse

Magazine »

Read global coverage through women's eyes

Letters to a Better World

Letters to a Better World

Community »

Connect with women on the ground worldwide

womenspace's picture

CAMBODIA: Ordinary Women Can Make a Difference

Campaigns »

Be heard at influential forums

WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

Programs »

Help us train women citizen journalists

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

Partners »

Join forces with our wide network of partners

Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative