Asian Man standing in front of a checkered background

May 19

The Banyan Tree Project – a national campaign to end silence and shame about HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities—leads this day.

The 2017 theme was "Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV. Get PrEP."

Event Planning Guide

Learn about the Epidemic

Learn about the Epidemic


National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Add the logo (PNG 32 KB) to your materials.

Get posters in several languages from The Banyan Tree Project.

Copy the badge code:

<img alt="National Asian and Pacific Islander (API) HIV/AIDS Awareness Day" height="150" src="" width="150" />

Get Involved

More New Media

Attend or register an event in your area.

Watch this video with Lance Toma, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center) and stories by Asian and Pacific Islanders living with or affected by HIV.

Federal Resources

Positive Spin

Learn about the Doing It campaign.

Visit the CDC resource page about HIV/AIDS and Asian & Pacific Islanders.