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  • BLAIDSBlack Latino AIDS Project at UCLA
  • History of BLAIDS
    Established in 1991 in response to high rates of HIV/AIDS infections and low admission rates to four-year universities in the Black and Latino communities.
    The goal of BLAIDS is educating the Black and Latino communities about HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the pursuit of higher education.
    The Black Latino AIDS Project (BLAIDS) is a collaboration between two campus organizations
    Black Pre-Health Organization (BPHO)
    Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM).
  • What does BLAIDS do?
    Information distribution
    Condom distribution
    Sites on campus at UCLA
    High School presentations
    Collaboration with other on campus groups- Proyecto de Jornaleros, Latino Student Health Project, Black Hypertension Project
    Increase awareness about HIV/AIDS
    Tabling in De Neve Plaza
    Condom Demo at a HS Site
  • BLAIDS in action
    Presenting STD slides at HS Site
    Tabling at Beat ‘SC Rally
    Presentation in Tecate, Mexico
  • High Schools in LAUSD and Beyond
    Dorsey High School
    Manual Arts High School
    Roosevelt High School
    Central LA High School
    Westchester High School
    El Rancho High School
    View Park Continuation High School
    And many more to come- we are constantly expanding our service recipient base.
  • BLAIDS Mother Organizations
    BLAIDS mother organizations are Black Pre-Health Organization (BPHO) and Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine (CCM)
    BPHO meetings are held Tuesdays of even weeks at 5pm in the SAC.
    CCM meetings are every Tuesday at 6pm in Franz 1260.
    BLAIDS Directors 2009-2010
  • Volunteering with BLAIDS
    BLAIDS volunteers do not have to be members of either of the mother organizations as long as they attend a BLAIDS training (held at the beginning of each quarter), or attend a director’s office hour.
    The BLAIDS office is in SAC 106E with all of the other health empowerment organizations of the Community Programs Office.
  • Contact BLAIDS to get involved!
    Email to find out more information about upcoming trainings, sites and other general information.
    Visit our website at: for up to date information and to learn more about our project.
    Join BLAIDS on Facebook
    Join BLAIDS on orgsync.
    Visit, create an account as a UCLA student, search for the Black Latino AIDS project, Password: uclabruins