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APLA Director of Education Vallerie Wagner talks safer sex with NPR’s Neal Conan on “Talk of the Nation,” the network’s highest rated news program. Listen to the interview.

NPR, June 9 , 2011

Vallerie Wagner, education director, AIDS Project Los Angeles
Pepper Schwartz, professor of sociology, University of Washington
Sarah Brown, CEO, National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Three decades since the first documented case of HIV/AIDS, many public health experts are concerned the disease does not evoke the fear it once did. Condom sales have flatlined, and once-ubiquitous safe sex media campaigns have faded.

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Every participant at AIDS Walk Los Angeles has their own reason for walking. Meet some of our most extraordinary walkers and learn why they walk.

AIDS Walk Los Angeles,

Action and Advocacy Alerts

National AIDS StrategyThere is a new HIV infection every nine minutes in the United States. Over thirty years in, there is still no national plan to fight the epidemic.

The U.S. must adopt a National AIDS Strategy that can drive a more coordinated, accountable, and outcome-oriented response to our domestic epidemic.

Learn more at the National AIDS Strategy Web site.

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