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Outreach Activities and Resources

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2011 AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) funded 9 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects in September 2011 in the 18th round of the program. NLM has continued its HIV/AIDS-related outreach efforts to community-based organizations, patient advocacy groups, faith-based organizations, departments of health, and libraries. This program provides support to design local programs for improving information access for HIV/AIDS patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers. Emphasis is on providing information or access in a way meaningful to the target community. Projects must involve one or more of the following information access categories: information retrieval, skills development, Internet access, resource development, and document access.

Standard Awards - Up to $60,000

AIDS Educational Global Information System
"AIDS Educational Global Information System (AEGiS)"
San Juan Capistrano, CA

Justice Resource Institute
"HIV and Aging Health Information Project"
Boston, MA

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
"The INFO Project: Empowering Native Communities through Improved Access to and Utilization of Health Information"
Denver, CO

The Alliance of Border Collaboratives - ABC
"Promovision - Capacity Building Assistance Project"
El Paso, TX

The George Washington University
"Health Information Partners"
Washington, DC

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
"AIDS InfoNet"
Albuquerque, NM

Washington Area Consortium on HIV in Youth/Metro TeenAIDS
"Best Youth Health Information for DC Community"
Washington, DC

Express Awards - Up to $10,000

Friendship House Association of American Indians, Inc.
"Friendship House HIV Capacity-Building Project"
San Francisco, CA

Lee County Health Department
"HIV and Me: A Collaborative Approach to Information Dissemination Among At-Risk Rural Populations"
Dixon, IL