October 29, 2005
Hosted by the Baker Institute Student Forum (BISF), the conference consists of three panel discussions, each followed by a question-and-answer session to allow members of the audience to share their concerns and tap the expertise of the panelists.
The panels are:
I. What is the pathology of AIDS and what are the social and monetary costs?
II. Why is AIDS a particular problem in the African American community?
III. How can we stop the spread of AIDS among African Americans in Houston?
Panelists include representatives of Houston City Council, the City of Houston HIV Prevention Program, AIDS Foundation Houston, Families Under Urban and Social Attack, Brentwood Baptist Church, the University of Houston, Houston NAACP, the Community of Faith, WAM Foundation, the office of State Senator Rodney Ellis, Saving Lives Through Alternative Options, the Fountain of Praise, St. Hope Foundation, Positive Efforts, University of Alabama, the Warren Corporation and Rice University.
To view webcast details, please view the Rice University Webpage.