Press Release
 July 31, 2014
Melaney Arnold (217) 558-0500


IDPH’s BASUAH Summer Enrichment Program Hosts 2014 Red Ribbon Remix

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Brothers and Sisters United Against HIV/AIDS (BASUAH) Summer Enrichment Program is hosting a Red Ribbon Remix celebratory luncheon this Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Governor’s Mansion. The luncheon will feature a short documentary about the evolution of HIV/AIDS in communities of color and an awards presentation to Springfield organizations and BASUAH Ambassadors for raising the bar in public health education, outreach and awareness.

WHO: Illinois Department of Public Health
Brothers and Sisters United Against HIV/AIDS – BASUAH
WHEN: Saturday, August 2, 2014
Noon until 2 p.m.
WHERE: Governor’s Mansion
410 E. Jackson St.
Springfield, IL

BASUAH promotes HIV/AIDS awareness among communities of color through education, collaboration and community engagement. BASUAH Ambassadors are peer educators who deliver information that is understood, accepted and acted upon by various population groups.

R.S.V.P. to Marcus Johnson, 708-280-2226 or

IDPH continues to implement its Five Year Strategy 2014-2018 to maximize IDPH’s effectiveness, influence and value for promoting wellness, health equity, safety and improved health outcomes. Strategic plan priorities include developing and expanding partnerships; improving data utilization; reducing health disparities; improving regulatory compliance; and branding, marketing and communicating IDPH’s value.

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