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Taking Action: Arts and HIV Prevention with Youth

Are you

* Interested in the creative arts?

* Concerned about the spread of HIV among youth in Canada and around the world?

* Open to working with Toronto and Montreal-based spoken word, writing, and music artists, dancers and actors?

* Willing to develop some new skills?

* Ready to make a difference?

* Between the ages of 16 and 25 years of age?



Then join us on for an all-day, free symposium sponsored by the Gendering Adolescent AIDS Prevention project (GAAP). It will feature hip hop dance troupe "Culture Shock" and will focus on developing ways in which youth aged 16 to 25 years can work together to form HIV prevention strategies using images, text and other forms of artistic expression.



Date: March 29, 2002 (9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.), come for a bit or all day!



Location: Wetmore Hall, U of T Campus (Wetmore Hall is located at 21 Classic Avenue. The Hall is three blocks north of College Street, just east of Spadina Avenue. When you go into the building, you will meet a person at the front desk who will direct you to the symposium.)



Cost: Free (food, too!)



You can take your chances and register on the day of the symposium or you can pre-register by visiting our website (http://www.utgaap.info) or by calling GAAP at the number below. Spaces are limited!! Hurry and pre-register by March 24, 2003! Certificates of Participation will be awarded to all-day participants!



To Contact GAAP, call (416) 978-8967, fax 416-946-5561 or email gaap.project@utoronto.ca.