The staff and volunteers of the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation Speakers Bureau work to correct the myths and misconceptions about HIV/AIDS. By sharing their experiences with the public, they challenge the stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS by putting a human face on the disease. Through education, we hope to improve the acceptance of people living with HIV/AIDS in society. We also promote a strategy of HIV prevention, to help reduce the transmission of the virus.
Trained volunteers, all of whom live with HIV/AIDS, conduct speaking engagements at public schools, colleges, universities, health centres, businesses, companies, correctional facilities and other social services.
If you have any questions about this program, contact Andre Ceranto.
The Speakers Bureau program is generously funded with key support from an AIDS Prevention Community Investment Program Grant, City of Toronto.