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Youth contest promotes World AIDS Day


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POSTED: Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Young adults under age 25 are invited to create artwork, poetry, a short film or essay on the theme “;Let Your Choice Be Heard,”; focusing on choices young adults make that affect their chances of becoming HIV- infected.

Life Foundation of Honolulu, which provides testing and counseling to residents with HIV/AIDS, is sponsoring the World AIDS Day Youth Leadership Challenge.

Entries, due by Friday, can be submitted online to www.worldaidsdayhawaii..org.

Prizes will be awarded Dec. 1 at the 2009 World AIDS Day ceremony at St. Clement's Church.

Participants will be split into high school (ninth to 12th grades) and college (ages 18 to 25).

More information on the contest is available at www.worldaidsdayhawaii.org or by calling Melanie Moore, 521-2436, ext. 252, or e-mailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).