Tune in December 1st for World AIDS Day

Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) announces a special bilingual (English/Spanish) programming initiative to raise awareness around HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services for people living with AIDS.


AIDS @ 25: Breaking the Silence December 1st World AIDS Day Programming:
8:00-9:00 pm: AIDS in the Black community
9:00-9:30 pm: SIDA en la Comunidad Latina
9:30-10:00 pm: SIDA a los 25: Culturas de Prevención
10:00-11:30 pm: Community Highlights
11:30-12midnight: AIDS@25: Cultures of Prevention

The programming block will begin airing on World AIDS Day, December 1st from 8pm-12am, with live panels of community organizers, documentaries and performances. The ten day programming series commemorating the 25th year of the epidemic will culminate on December 10th with programs curated by MNN's Youth Channel, in collaboration with UNICEF's International Children's Day of Broadcast, which this year is dedicated to HIV/AIDS awareness.

From December 1st through December 10th, MNN will also air special programming from its vast archives highlighting the struggles of New Yorkers to fight for services and human rights for people living with HIV/AIDS. Community groups which have produced programming over the past fifteen years for airing on MNN include: Housing Works, AIDS Community Television, ACT Up!, Streetworks, MTFA/FACES, Harlem United, Allied Productions, Mexicanos Unidos, Gay Men's Health Crisis, and many more.

MNN will air its special programming on Time Warner Cable 67, RCN 86, and via its website at MNN.org. More info on December 10th's programming is also available at youthchannel.org.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is the community access television station and community media resource center for Manhattan residents & non-profits.