HAART, Volunteers of America, the Black Treatment Advocates Network and Walgreens invite the Baton Rouge community to join them for a family friendly event on Saturday, Dec. 6, 10am. at the Walgreens located at 5955 Airline Highway. This community event will promote an overall healthy lifestyle by providing free HIV testing, health screenings and employment assistance. The event will also feature games, space walks, raffles, door prizes and food.
The HIV AIDS Alliance for Region Two, Inc., or HAART, is the 19th largest nonprofit in the state, with a budget of more than $25 million. But with an HIV AIDS population of more than […]
The fact remains: There are still many stigmas around HIV/AIDS which are critical barriers to preventing the disease from spreading. In a city like Baton Rouge where new HIV diagnoses register as some of the […]
Meta Smith-Davis, 62, remembers the time she would sit on the porch saying, “You know they say that girl got that gangsta’?” “Yeah, she got AIDS,” she would say. Now, “Mrs. Meta” is the girl with […]