Getting Help with Webinars – and Listening, Too

Content From: HIV.govPublished: February 12, 20182 min read


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Webinars can be an integral part of a comprehensive strategy for HIV-related communication. In one of our recent blogs, the team reported on the benefits of offering webinars, and offered tips on organizing well to fully engage your audience. Successfully implementing a webinar is critically important and doing so can be challenging. To get personalized help with planning and promoting your webinars, you can make an appointment with our experts for a one-on-one technical assistance “Virtual Office Hours” session.

We also wanted to share details on a new series of webinars on the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) related themes and goals. ( is a SMAIF funded program.) NMAC (formerly the National Minority AIDS Council)Exit Disclaimer is offering the Community Spotlight Series to “provide an overview of addressing HIV from a community perspective.”

Here are the details on the first webinar in the series.

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. (EST)

Title: Reunited And It Feels So Good: Addressing Barriers That Fuel The Division of Ending The Epidemic (ETE) Planning In Black AmericaExit Disclaimer

Presenters: NMAC has partnered with the Black AIDS InstituteExit Disclaimer to host this webinar during Black History Month. Leisha McKinley-Beach will talk about advocacy and awareness of HIV from Black leadership from the start of the epidemic.

Registration: Anyone can register now at this webinar linkExit Disclaimer.

"We are proud to launch this new Community Spotlight Series," said Paul Kawata, Executive Director of NMAC. "This series of webinars will celebrate and spotlight communities that bear greater burdens in the HIV epidemic but are often invisible or overlooked due to issues of race, gender, or gender identity. NMAC is committed to ensuring that they are seen and heard."

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