You can contribute from any and everywhere. You do NOT have to use your real name (but you are welcome to). You do NOT have to live in the US (but if you do, please share your city and state if you are comfortable, so we can indicate if you are from an area that would be affected by the budget cuts).
You can be of ANY age, and we will accept any type of submission: stories, poems, drawings, multimedia, essays, etc.
We welcome submissions from people living with HIV/affected by HIV, but we also welcome submissions from people who are not affected! Allies are welcome.
We ask, of course, that your submission is related to the vulnerable populations served by Part D: women, teenagers, infants, children, spouses, partners, and/or other family members whom are HIV+ themselves or have one more relatives that are. Often those at greatest risk are people of color, transgender individuals, those with socioeconomic challenges, etc. But what you share is up to YOU! Here are some ideas:
Share about your family, about yourself. Share about your hopes, your dreams, your accomplishments
Share about the nontraditional families often found in HIV affected communities: single parent or grandparent-hea
Share about why you believe it's important for women, youth, and families to have access to healthcare and support services. "Support services" from Ryan White varies from transportation,
Share drawings made by your children. Pictures of your families. Quotes that motivate you.
JUST SHARE! Send us your contribution no later than 5 pm on Wednesday, April 9, 2014!
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