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Penn CFAR Community Advisory Board (CAB)

CAB MISSION: The mission of the CAB is to foster and maintain partnerships and open communication between Penn CFAR researchers and community members. The CAB also works to enhance HIV education, prevention, treatment and research activities reflecting both investigators' interests and community needs.

CAB VISION: To reach underserved populations and to increase community health and equity while decreasing HIV incidence.

ABOUT US: The Penn CFAR Community Advisory Board (CAB) is made up of community leaders who have knowledge in many areas: advocacy, health care, AIDS treatments, prison health, youth issues, LGBTQIA issues, STD prevention, harm reduction, and epidemiology. Most importantly, CAB members share a deep connection to Philadelphia's communities. The mission of the CAB is to foster and maintain partnerships and open communication between Penn CFAR researchers and community members. The CAB also works to enhance HIV education, prevention, treatment, and research activities reflecting both investigators' interests and community needs.

The Penn CFAR CAB held its first meeting on January 21, 2003 and meets on the second Tuesday of each month. The Prevention Science and Community Engagement Core provides administrative and program support to the CAB in support of its mission and projects. The CAB is composed of representatives from a range of campus and community-based AIDS prevention and care organizations, PLWHA, community members and activists.

 

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Symposium on Social Change

African-American Resource Center | January 18 through February 05, 2021 | Various Locations

Each year, during the month of January, the University of Pennsylvania and our surrounding communities come together to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The commemoration reminds us of our interdependence and reaffirms our commitment to the betterment of our communities through civility and service.

For more information on symposium events, please click HERE.

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