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NATIONAL LATINO AIDS DAY. Advocacy groups urge Congress to better understand the Latino HIV/AIDS crisis. The epidemic continues to grow at higher rates in Latino communities. Latinos living with HIV/AIDS, leaders of Congress and advocates are being invited to comment on those factors that make Latinos more vulnerable and likely to get infected with HIV.
Guest: Liliana Rañon, Director, National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, Latino Commission on AIDS, New York, NY, www.nlaad.org ; Young man living with HIV, New York, NY.
ALSO, CALLING ON NAPOLITANO. Immigrant rights advocates from around the country travel to Santa Clara, California, where Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is scheduled to speak at her alma mater, to demand that the Obama administration stop the deportation of immigrants without criminal backgrounds and keep the promise of comprehensive immigration reform.