National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD)

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October 15 is the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States and the first day of what will become an annual observance – National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD). Through the Latino Commission on AIDS and the Hispanic Federation, NLAAD began in over 100 cities in 2003. Minnesota joined NLAAD in 2004 and will continue with the observance in 2014.

Calendar of Statewide NLAAD Events

NLAAD Fact Sheet


Press Releases and Proclamations

For Information about NLAAD, contact:  

Tony Ochoa, NLAAD Director
Latino Commission on AIDS

Additional resources:

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Updated Wednesday, October 08, 2014 at 03:02PM