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United States Conference of Mayors

United States Conference of Mayors (USCM). HIV Prevention and Outreach Strategies.Link to a PDF DocumentLink to a non-CDC site Washington (DC): USCM, Best Practices Center; June 2001.

What’s in this report?

This report was developed through the USCM’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Program, with funding from a CDC grant. It describes successful locally-based HIV prevention programs and strategies from 12 cities around the country. The report highlights the innovative ways these communities have improving HIV/AIDS prevention education and outreach efforts to hard-to-reach populations. It outlines programs in Boston (MA), Cedar Rapids (IA), Chicago (IL), Durham (NC), Houston (TX), Inglewood (NJ), Newport News (VA), San Francisco (CA), Seattle (WA), Trenton (NJ), Tulsa (OK), and Virginia Beach (VA).

The report contains a wealth of useful information, including details on:

  • the organizations carrying out the efforts;
  • demographics of the high-risk populations reached through these efforts;
  • project statistics;
  • media campaigns conducted;
  • peer information programs developed; and
  • program development and evaluation.

How much does the report cost?

It is available free of charge from the USCM.

How can I get the report?

For more information about USCM’s HIV/AIDS Prevention initiative:

United States Conference of MayorsLink to a non-CDC site
1621 I St., N.W.
Washington DC 20006
Tel. 202-293-7330
Fax 202-293-2352
HIV/AIDS Prevention websiteLink to a non-CDC site

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