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World AIDS Day

On World AIDS Day, CUPE encourages its members to learn more about the AIDS movement, and to continue this important work in their locals.

Actions you can take include:

  • Participate in the UNAIDS Communities make the difference campaign. For World AIDS Day 2019, the United Nations is putting a spotlight on the essential role that communities have played and continue to play in the AIDS response at the international, national and local levels.
  • Attend an Aboriginal AIDS awareness week event in your community. The Canadian AIDS network is highlighting the importance of HIV testing in Indigenous communities.
  • Invite a discussion with members about how HIV/AIDS is a union issue. Use CUPE educational resources, including our HIV/AIDS bookletbargaining checklist, and health and safety fact sheet.
  • Attend or host a World AIDS Day event in your community.


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