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Project Red Talon: HIV/AIDS Media Outreach Campaign

Project/Program Dates: 2005 - 2007

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) is a non-profit tribal organization serving the 43 Tribes of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Guided by the Red Talon STD/HIV Coalition, this project will improve access to HIV/AIDS information for tribal youth and other high-risk community members.

Project Red Talon will develop and distribute culturally appropriate educational materials to tribal Health Directors, Tribal Health Educators, Community Health Representatives, Tribal Health Clinics, Youth Prevention Coordinators, Tribal Schools, Tribal Youth groups, and Family Services personnel at each of the 43 member tribes.

To improve community access and skill development, Project Red Talon will promote the develop HIV/AIDS educational materials in the NPAIHB newsletter, update the Project Red Talon Resource Directory, and will provide training during tribal site visits, Red Talon STD/HIV Coalition meetings, and the NPAIHB quarterly meetings.

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board on the web: http://www.npaihb.org