The White House Office of National AIDS Policy will be holding an event for the Bay Area community to discuss strategy and policy concerns in dealing with HIV and AIDS in the United States. The event will be held Sunday, November 1st, at Berkeley High School, although the Berkeley school district “is not directly involved” with the planning or organization of the meeting.
The Daily Californian discussed the upcoming event:
The White House Office of National AIDS Policy selected the high school as one of 14 forum sites nation-wide because of its accessibility and the 600-person capacity of its auditorium, said Shin Inouye, White House director of specialty media, in an e-mail… The importance of holding a discussion in Berkeley is due in part to the Bay Area’s high number of HIV cases. “The Bay Area has been an epicenter of the HIV epidemic in the United States,” Inouye said.
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