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ODAAT is a program of
Urban Affairs Coalition
ODAAT Hosts The Following Annual Community Events
Annual Candlelight Vigil memorializing individuals who have succumbed to HIV/AIDS and honoring the families who remain committed to helping others manage this epidemic.
Back to School Block Party offers food, fun and games as well as distributes school supplies to neighborhood children.
Community Thanksgiving Dinner prepared for Philadelphia's homeless in partnership with volunteers from local police and sheriff departments, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, HOPE Worldwide, and ODAAT staff and neighborhood supporters.
Holiday Toy Drive providing low income families and children with food baskets and Holiday gifts.
Annual Picnic, which brings together the ODAAT staff and their families along with clients, alumni and their families for a day of fun, food and games.
Summer Basketball Camp that reaches hundreds of at-risk youth with basic basketball skills, academic tutoring, healthy lunches and snacks. Camp culminates with a barbecue and a night of Phillies baseball fun.
Anniversary Party celebrating state and local officials, community leaders and funders for their support as well as paying homage to the Reverend Wells for his years of dedication and service.
Every 9 1/2 minutes another person becomes infected with the HIV virus in the United States.
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In the United States, men account for 73% of new infections. Philadelphia reports African American women are the fastest growing population.
The CDC estimates that one-quarter of HIV-infected people are unaware of their HIV infection and that these cases account for 54-70% of all new infections.
Injection drug use (IDU) accounted for 12% of estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2010.
Philadelphia reported a slightly higher statistic of 13%.
The CDC estimates that African Americans are more severely and disproportionately affected by HIV than any other racial/ethnic group in the United States.
More infections occur among young people under 30 than any other age group. Persons 30-39 have the second highest infection rate.
The CDC recommends that everyone in the US aged 13-64, regardless of perceived risk, get tested for HIV to help stop the spread of the disease.
It also recommends that sexually active gay and bisexual men be tested for HIV at LEAST once a year.
Gay and bisexual men accounted for a significantly greater proportion of estimated new infections nation-wide in the United States in 2010 than any other risk group.
Philadelphia statistics however reported heterosexual's accounted for the largest population.
One in every two people living with HIV in the United States is Black. Philadelphia reports 67%of new infections are African Americans.
2010 CDC data indicates about half of the just over 1 million Americans living with HIVS or AIDS are black.
High-risk heterosexual contact accounted for 31% of estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2010.
Philadelphia reported 55% in the same population.
Each year, more than 45,000 people become newly infected with HIV in the United States.
In 2010 the rate of new HIV infections among non-Hispanic blacks was 7 times the rate among whites. Hispanics saw a rate 3 times that of the white population. Whites accounted for 35% of estimated new HIV infections. Asians/Pacific Islanders accounted for roughly 2% and American Indians/Alaska Natives accounted for roughly 1%.
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ODAAT is offering FREE computer classes to the public! Basic Windows, Microsoft Office and other topics! New classes offered monthly. Call or drop by to check our schedule. (215) 226-7860.