2012 - Revolution or Ruin?
A prospective look at Occupy Together, AIDS 2012, the Presidential Elections, the future of funding and the fate of HIV Prevention Justice.
2011 was a tumultuous year (and its not over yet). The world is still mired in the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression with no clear end in sight. Here in the U.S., it seems like Congress just can’t get anything done and an increasingly restless public has taken to the streets in the growing Occupy Together movement. With the deficit reduction super-committee poised to make the biggest changes to the federal landscape in a generation, the future of health care reform and HIV/AIDS funding hang in the balance.
2012 is shaping up to be an interesting year…
How can the HIV Prevention Justice movement support the growing Occupy Together demonstrations in its calls for economic justice?
How can we use the first International AIDS Conference on U.S. soil in 20 years to move the HIV Prevention Justice agenda forward?
What implications does the upcoming election have for the fate of health care reform and HIV/AIDS funding?
We’ll address these questions and more.
Jennifer Flynn, Health GAP
Sherry Prowda, Herndon Alliance
Terrence Moore, National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)