POCAAN

AcronymDefinition
POCAANPeople of Color Against AIDS Network (Seattle, WA, USA)
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Cabatingan identified those as injured as Raccie Garcia Torres, 35, a messenger and the band leader; Wilbert De Lima San Juan, 13, Christian Joe Eusebio Silapan, 12, Gilbert Flores San Juan, 18, Erwin Acuna De Leon, 37, Adrian Golosino Amangka, 17, Cyryll Jade Ruba Boysa, 11, John Rey Teodoro Dela Cruz, 12, Harold Christian Carillo Oclima, 11, Roel Consurado Delima, 13, Nheriel De Lima San Juan, 15, Mark llyod Tendencia Aro, 13, Nicole Sumaway Bacani 16, Jhoanna Pocaan Manalo, 14, Crisanto Berico Santos, 20, and Lopez Valdez 22.
So POCAAN (People of Color Against AIDS Network) was established in 1987 to provide training about AIDS/HIV aimed at African-Americans, Latinos, Asian/Pacific Islanders and Native Americans: It serves as a link between health care agencies, churches and schools, and tries to circumvent the language and cultural barriers that often hamper the success of mainstream outreach in these communities.