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  • NEW MADRINA. On April 16th, Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013, was named Madrina (Godmother) of the Latino Commission on AIDS.
  • Guillermo Chacon, President of the Commission, introduces Gabriela Isler. The event was held at Macy's headquarters in NYC.
  • Bill Hawthorne, Senior Vice President of Diversity Strategies and Legal Affairs at Macy's, discusses the partnership with the Commission.
  • Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013, giving her acceptance speech after being named
  • Guillermo Chacon, Gabriela Isler, and Dineen Garcia, Vice President of Diversity Strategies at Macy’s
  • Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013, signing a poster.
  • Guillermo Chacon, Gabriela Isler, Dineen Garcia, and Bill Hawthorne.
  • Guillermo Chacon, Gabriela Isler, Dineen Garcia, and Richard Gonzalez, Chair of Cielo Latino.
  • Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013
  • Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013, signing the formal diploma that recognizes as
  • Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013, with some members of the Benefit Committee of Cielo Latino.
  • Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe 2013, with some of the staff of the Commission.
Miss Universe, Invites NYC to Attend Cielo Latino, A Star-Studded Event to Support the Latino Commission on AIDS
New York, April 16, 2014 - Miss Universe, Gabriela Isler, invited all to attend Cielo Latino, the largest annual national fundraiser for the Latino community... 
Release of the Latinos in the Deep South Program Report for 2011-2013
Dear Friends, Partners, and Colleagues!
Latino Commission on AIDS proudly presents the Latinos in the Deep South Program Report for years 2011- 2... 
Latino Commission on AIDS Encouraged by Appointment of Douglas Brooks to lead Office of National AIDS Policy
New York, March 25, 2014 – Yesterday, President Obama selected Douglas Brooks, a black, gay man living with HIV to lead the White House Office of National ... 
HIV Service Providers in St. Louis, Missouri Join to “Keep our Clients Covered”
St. Louis, MO, March 4, 2014 – In light of the looming deadline (March 31) to enroll in the new Health Exchanges, the Latino Commission on AIDS wor... 
Community Leaders Rally to Impact HIV Incidence in Central Florida
Orlando, FL, February 28, 2014 – The Latino Commission on AIDS participated with community leaders this week at a town hall event in Orlando, FL to address HIV incidence rates ... 
What’s up with Clinical Trials and Latinos?
By Miriam Vega, PhD
There are around 53 million Hispanics living in the United States today (US Census). The number is rapidly changing with the number of US Hispanics expected to reach more than 128 million by 2060. Des... 
Peace of Mind
By Rick Loftus, MD, AAHIVS
Q: I’ve been HIV-positive for 12 years. My viral load is undetectable and I have a good T-cell count. Ever since I was diagnosed, however, I have experienced deep depression. My lif... 

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