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Philadelphia: June is AIDS education month.

Each year in June Philadelphia FIGHT, a large AIDS clinic and service organization, produces a series of AIDS education programs. Most are free or low cost. Complete 2003 information is online; confirm dates because some have changed.

* June 3, Opening Reception to honor religious and labor leaders, no fee;

* June 5, Project Inform Town Meeting with Brenda Lein, on AIDS treatment and research today, no fee;

* June 10, Prison Summit to "strategize on how to meet the needs of people who are incarcerated and recently released, and develop a plan for increased advocacy and activism on HIV-in-prison issues," no fee;

* June 11, breakfast forum, Youth and HIV, with two physicians from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, $15.

* June 18, breakfast forum, "AIDSVAX and Vaccines...Now What?" with David Weiner, M.D., from University of Pennsylvania Medical School, $15.

* June 19, "Help for Third World Communities," with David Bangsberg, M.D., M.P.H., from San Francisco General Hospital. "This program will describe hands on experience from physicians and others working in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere to try to bring HIV care and medicine to people with limited access to both. We will hear about several different efforts to help people in the poorest communities gain access to care from people actually working there, and we will address what we as a community in Philadelphia might be able to do to help." No fee.

* June 20, outdoor film, "A Closer Walk" -- "a 2003 documentary about the staggering impact of AIDS on the world" -- and other films, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Suggested donation $3.

* June 26, outdoor film, "A Closer Walk" -- "a 2003 documentary about the staggering impact of AIDS on the world" 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Suggested donation $3.

For complete program information visit http://www.fight.org/aem/calendar.asp.
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