Rockin’ the red pump!

As we continue to celebrated Women’s History month, it is important to hightlight tomorrow: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness (NWGHAAD). Heavy supporters on this cause are the founders of The Red Pump Project.

What is it? 

According to The Red Pump Project, “It’s a nationwide initiative to raise awareness about the increasing impact of HIV/AIDS on women & girls and encourages ladies to take action. While progress has definitely been made in the areas of AIDS prevention and treatment, women still represent 27% of all new AIDS diagnoses, with African-American women accounting for 66% of that group. This year focuses on this statistic, “Every 35 minutes, a woman tests positive for HIV in the United States.””

How you can participate:             

  1. Rock red pumps or flats tomorrow!
  2. Attend a Red Pump event in your area, if available.                           
  3. Stay abreast on issues/updates concerning HIV/AIDS awareness via Red Pump Project’s Facebook, Twitter and website.                              
  4. Be safe and get tested.

Spread the word.

To learn more about this day and information in your area, visit the NWGHAAD website for more details.

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