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This event is being held in conjunction with NOBLE's Winter CEO Symposium as a service to the City of Baltimore in hopes of encouraging healthy communities.

This event is being held in conjunction with NOBLE's Winter CEO Symposium as a service to the City of Baltimore in hopes of encouraging healthy communities.

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  • 1. The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)In partnership with the Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI) presents: A NOBLE FOCUS ON HIV/AIDS The community is invited to express opinions and thoughts at a Town Hall Meeting Friday, February 22, 2013 3:00 P.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sheraton Inner Harbor, 300 South Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Featuring: Author Tina McElroy Ansa - HIV/AIDS Activist Mary Bowman - Keith Holt HIV/AIDS Educator and representatives from the law enforcement and corrections community Free HIV Testing available 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.- For more info. contact Pam Chapman (703) 658-1529 Join NOBLE to Learn the Answers to your Questions: What are the HIV/AIDS issues affecting your community? What can you and your communities do to address HIV/AIDS?How can law enforcement agencies engage the community and work with organizations to address HIV/AIDS?The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that African Americans ac-counted for nearly half (44%) of all new infections in 2010, despite making up only 14% of thepopulation.Young people aged 13 - 29 accounted for 39% of all new HIV infections since 2009.In 2010, black men accounted for 70% (14,700) of the estimated 20,900 new HIV infectionsamong all adult and adolescent blacks. The estimated rate of new HIV infection for black men(103.6/100,000 population) was seven times as high as that of white men, twice as high as thatof Latino men, and nearly three times as high as among black women. (Source: CDC.gov)