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AAC & HPV

We’ve recently partnered with American Cancer Society to tackle the statewide problem of low vaccination rates for HPV, or human papillomavirus. HPV infections are extremely common and can cause certain cancers, such as cervical cancer. HPV is also linked to particular mouth and throat cancers. Unfortunately, these cancers have been on the rise in the state of… Read more

Annex Advisory Council (AAC) Advocacy

Members of the Annex Advisory Council have done some important advocacy work at the capitol this year! They attended AIDS Action Day in January, where they gave a speech and had a meeting with Representative Ryan Winkler to discuss comprehensive sexuality education, conversion therapy ban, HIV prevention & PrEP. In March, they participated in Outfront’s… Read more

“Expect Respect” Internship and Gender Inclusivity at Brooklyn Center HS

The “Expect Respect” Internship Group at Brooklyn Center High School provides students with a safe space to be themselves. In November 2018, an intern named Jesse* (name changed to protect privacy) approached Hannah, the Health Mentor at Brooklyn Center High School about something she experiences quite frequently at the school: discrimination in bathrooms based on… Read more

Get PrEP at the Annex!

PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, which is basically a way to protect people who don’t have HIV from getting HIV. Right now, there is one medication that is approved for PrEP, called Truvada. By taking one pill a day, Truvada is very effective at reducing the risk of getting HIV through sex. It’s important to… Read more

A group of families smiling on a couch in the Annex lobby

It’s October: Let’s Talk!

It’s October again, which means it’s “Let’s Talk Month!” Each year, organizations around the country celebrate this campaign by planning events that foster parent/child communication about sexuality and healthy relationships. In Minnesota, we’re thrilled that once again Governor Mark Dayton has made a declaration about it, drawing attention to the need for more and continued conversations… Read more

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