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Author Topic: Grassroots fundraiser to update HIV education to Elementary Students  (Read 958 times)

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Offline buginme2

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A local woman has started a grassroots campaign and fundraiser to update the education that elementary students receive about HIV.   Her son is HIV positive and she reviewed the material that is taught in his school to fifth graders (and beyond) and discovered it was all produced in the 1980's and was outdated and fear based.  She has taken in on herself to update the material.

It's a touching story.  I'll post her video and story.



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Offline mitch777

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Re: Grassroots fundraiser to update HIV education to Elementary Students
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2013, 12:48:27 PM »
Wonderful story and yet frightening to know that this is going on in our schools. I'm surprised that nobody pulled those videos until now.
33 years hiv+ with a curtsy.

Offline buginme2

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Re: Grassroots fundraiser to update HIV education to Elementary Students
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2013, 02:50:12 PM »
There are 33 states that mandate hiv education in public schools.  I'm sure most of the curriculum is from the 80's and 90's and is woefully out of date.
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