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!

Thank you to all the donors, supporters, and attendees that made the 2016 International Conference on Stigma a success! We look forward to your continued generosity throughout the year and will see you at the 2017 Conference.

We need volunteers to make this event a success!  Individuals volunteering for at least 2 hours may receive free admission to the conference. Please click here to sign up today!

This event has been approved for 6  CEUs for Social Workers. The cost is $20 which must be paid in person on the day of the event, at the separate SW CEU table. Please  bring exact change or checks payable to the Howard University School of Social Work. The CME that you can pay on our website is NOT the one for Social Workers. Please also note this is separate from the conference registration fee itself, which can be paid in advance online.

Submissions for abstracts,workshops and artwork are now closed. Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Conference.

Please join AIDS Healthcare Foundation for two September events in DC– A Stigma Town Hall on Monday September 12 and a screening of Wilhemina’s War on Wednesday September 14.

We are now accepting scientific and community abstracts that address health-related Stigma. Click HERE to submit. In addition we are accepting artwork of all forms. Click HERE for more information. Prizes will be offered for both best Abstracts and best Art Work !

The Seventh Annual International Conference on Stigma will take place at the Howard University Blackburn Center on Friday November 18, 2016. Please plan to be there!

Applications are in the works for 2016. As a guideline, in 2015 we offered: CEUs for Social Workers -6 CEUs. The fee was $20, in addition to regular registration fee. Also Howard University Office of Continuing Medical Education designated this live educational activity for a maximum of SIX POINT ZERO EIGHT (6.08) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians $20, Nurses or others wanting a certificate of attendance, $10.

Submissions are closed at this time.  $250 award for first place and $125 award for second and third place! Winners will be announced at the conference.

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