National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is an annual observance that sheds light on the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and girls. Every year on March 10, and throughout the month of March, federal, national, and community organizations come together to show support for women and girls impacted by HIV and … More National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers  control and exploit victims for the purpose of commercial sex acts or labor services against their will. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) has resources and tools available to help you recognize and respond to human trafficking … More Human Trafficking Awareness Month

21-Day Challenge Resource Document

Looking for a way to Step it Up! to the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities? If you’ve been thinking of creating a walking group for your workplace, community group, or faith-based organization, the 21-Day Walk ‘n Roll Challenge Resource Document may provide the guidance you’ve been looking for. The … More 21-Day Challenge Resource Document

Prevention Collaborative’s November Digest

***November is American Diabetes Month Here are a few recent statistics on diabetes: Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Another 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association estimates that the total national cost of diagnosed diabetes in the United States is … More Prevention Collaborative’s November Digest

Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkability

The HHS Region IX Prevention Collaborative is pleased to inform you that Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkability will be released on September 9th with a live webcast event in Washington D.C. at 10 am Eastern. An archived version will be available for later viewing, approximately 1-2 … More Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkability