SHATTERING

HIV/AIDS Stigma

in African, Caribbean, and Black Communities

with Faith and Spiritual Leaders

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ARRÊTER

la stigmatisation du VIH/sida

dans les communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires

avec l’aide des leaders religieux et spirituels.

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“As a
Faith/Spiritual Leader
I would like more insight”

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“As a
Faith/Spiritual Leader
I would like more insight”

Find resources to help you reduce HIV/AIDS stigma in your faith/spiritual community.
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Watch stories of personal courage
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Watch stories of personal courage

Watch the IT TAKES COURAGE video and start conversations about courage in your community.
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Ask the brave questions

Separate myth from truth as you get the no-nonsense answers on HIV/AIDS.
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Encourage people to stop, reflect upon their own attitudes, and boldly choose to end stigma in their faith communities.
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Feel the effects of stigma

Read these moving first-hand experiences and use them to start a dialogue with your friends, family and faith communities on the stain of prejudice and discrimination.
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Share the inspiring Manifesto

Meaningful change happens when people are stirred to act, when they understand an issue, and when they can rally around powerful words.
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Meaningful change happens when people are stirred to act, when they understand an issue, and when they can rally around powerful words.
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Find welcoming spaces
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Find welcoming spaces

Connect with faith institutions that support and embrace people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
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Proudly wear the pin

Make a commitment and wear this pin as a reminder to embrace all the courage and positive strength it represents.
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Show your support
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Show your support

Follow these tips and use the #ACBCOURAGE hashtag to join the movement!
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Share
your experience
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Share
your experience

As a person living with or affected by
HIV/AIDS, here are some ways to help
the IT TAKES COURAGE strategy.
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Access
helpful resources
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Access
helpful resources

Find out where to turn for inspiration, ideas and support.
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