White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS Next Week
Miguel Gomez , , Director, AIDS.gov, and Senior Communications Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
April 11, 2012 - Next week, the White House is hosting the next in its series of conferences on lesbian,
gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues and the topic of focus will be HIV/AIDS. Hosted by the White House Office of Public
Engagement and the White House Office of National AIDS Policy in partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine, the conference
will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.
The White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS will provide advocates, community leaders, and members of the public an
opportunity to engage with representatives of the Obama Administration on issues related to the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on
the LGBT community and HIV/AIDS-related health disparities, with a specific focus on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
Participants will receive updates from senior officials from The White House and key agencies and departments, connect
with Federal government resources and opportunities through workshop sessions, and provide valuable feedback through the "Open Space"
Space is limited and registration is required. Registration will
be open until Thursday, April 12th or until we reach capacity.
Prior conferences in this series have focused on housing
and homelessness , safe schools and communities , and health.
- Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on LGBT Health Awareness Week 2012
- White House Office Hours: Combatting the Spread of HIV/AIDS Among Women and Girls
- Your Questions from the White House 30 Years of AIDS Video Chat
- White House Hosts Senior Officials to Discuss the Domestic Response to HIV/AIDS
- Highlights from the White House Meeting for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day