Call for Workshops 2019

Workshop submissions are open for 2019. We welcome your submission HERE !

2017 Conference Report

Click HERE to view the 2017 Conference Summary Report.

Live Webcast Today!

Watch and listen to the proceedings of the International Conference on Stigma today, Friday, November 16.

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Donations Needed for 2017!

We are currently seeking donations to enable the Howard University Stigma Project to sustain our activities throughout the year and begin to prepare for the November 17, 2017 International Conference on Stigma. It was only though our combined efforts that we were able to hold the 2016 conference. Please consider making a contribution at this time to make 2017 possible! Click the Donate button to the right here to make your contribution today!

Don’t Miss the Conference Pre-event

flyer2On Thursday November 20, 2014 we will be offering an additional Continuing Medical Education opportunity, with 3 CME that will fulfill the DC HIV education requirement.

Register at   This will be followed by a Reception and Musical Event from 5 PM to 8 PM. Suggested Donation $25. All events will take place in the Howard University College of Medicine.  Stay tuned for more information!

Continuing Education Available!

This activity is approved for 5.52 AMA PRA  Category 1 Credits. There will be a separate charge of $20 for physicians and $10 for nurses for these credits.  Credits for Social Workers will also be available for the first time this year!

2014 Conference New Venue!

The 5th Annual International Conference on Stigma, “Lean on Me! Standing Together for Human Rights in Health” will now take place at the Howard University College of Medicine on Friday November 21, 2014, from 8 Am to 5 PM. Please stay tuned for more information!

Call for Abstracts: 5th Annual International Conference on Stigma

We are looking for original work that addresses HIV/AIDS and stigma, HIV/AIDS and human rights, or stigma and human rights to be presented as a poster.  Deadline for submission: EXTENDED to Wed October 15 2014 by 5:00pm (EST) !  read more >

2013 International Stigma Conference

Read abstracts from and view video coverage of our conference held on November 22, 2013 at Howard University’s Blackburn Center, in Washington, DC. Read more

“INSIDE STORY” Free Movie Screening Success

On November 21, 2013, Howard University in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative and the Discovery Learning Alliance held a free film screening of “INSIDE STORY” a compelling story about soccer, love, and HIV/AIDS at the Howard University College of Medicine. The event was well attended and the movie was very well received! See for more information.

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