Upcoming Events

Check out our upcoming events around the country! For a full list of upcoming and past events, browse our calendar or scroll down for a listing.

PLEASE NOTE: All event times shown in the calendar image feature below are in the EASTERN TIME ZONE. If the event is in a state in the Pacific time zone (like California), subtract three hours from the event time below. Subtract two hours for an event in a state in the Mountain time zone (like Colorado). Subtract one hour for an event in the Central time zone (like Illinois). Apologies for the inconvenience! We will fix the calendar function soon.

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is fast approaching on March 10, and PWN-USA members have events and activities planned throughout the U.S.!

National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS – Tampa
Wednesday Feb 26 2014 – 6:30 pm
Bible Base Fellowship Church – 4811 Ehrlich, Tampa, FL 33624
Speaker: PWNer Lepena Reid

March 1, 11am – 2pm: Woman 2 Woman, Living the transgender experience
LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, 6600 Detroit Avenue
This event is hosted by PWN-Ohio

March 7, 6:00pm – 9:30pm Eastern Time: “Unmasking the Spectrum of Violence(s) Against Women & Girls”
The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Hosted by PWN-Philly

Saturday March 8 2014 4pm – 7 pm
Mocha Brown Coffee Lounge
Women’s History Month
Women’s & Girl’s HIV Awareness Day
View a short film Hosted By:
Alicia Keys
Award Winning Artist & Activist
8 PM
Enjoy the sounds of Marlon Boone – Tampa’s own Saxophonist
Light Refreshments Fundraiser for Positive Women Free/Confidential Testing
Presented by PWNers Lepena Reid and Janet Kitchen
Lepena Reid 813-335-6858 Janet Kitchen – Positively U, Inc.
ASK_LPR@MSN.COM janet.kitchen@positivelyu.org 813-857-2974

March 8, 9am – 4pm Pacific Time: A Woman’s Voice Conference
San Diego Hilton, Bay-Front
Sponsored by San Diego HIV Care Partnership
PWN-San Diego will do Outreach for this event, fully participate and network to recruit new members.

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Sunday, March 9, 2014, 4 pm: Body Counts: A Conversation Between Author Sean Strub and PWNer Laurel Sprague

Common Language Bookstore
317 Braun Court
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Co-Sponsors: HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC), The University of Michigan School of Public Health Center for Sexuality & Health Disparities (SexLab)

 

March 10, 6:00pm: KC Rockin’ the Red Pumps Project
Gem Theater, located in the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District, Kansas City, MO

 

The Red Pump symbolizes empowerment and represents the strength and courage of women affected by HIV/AIDS. This event is free, but you will need to RSVP.

Monday March 10 2014 3pm – 7pm
Nat’l Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Fashion ShowRunway Revamped Metro
“Runway Revamped: Couture and Convo”
Guest Speaker: PWNer Lepena Reid, presenting photo
footage captured at IAC 2012 – “A Call to Action”
Free HIV Testing – Food – Vendor Fair – Fashion Show
RSVP by Feb. 28 at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/runway-revamped-couture-and-convo-tickets-10592912687

Past Events:

February 14, 2014: Everywhere, Planet Earth
PWN-USA joins One Billion Rising
Organized by One Billion Rising
One in three women and girls globally will be beaten or raped in their lifetimes.
PWN-USA members and allies will dance in the streets and everywhere to say Enough is Enough! End Violence against women and girls now.
Find your local event here

June 29, 2013: Orangeburg, SC
Please Join Us in Celebrating 5 Fabulous Years of Positive Women’s Network – USA!
Where: 963 Adden Street, Orangeburg, SC
When: Saturday, June 29, 2013 3:00pm
Backyard Barbeque Fundraiser sponsored by PWNer Pat Kelly
Donations $10.00 or moreContact spirilgurl@yahoo.com or 803.747.6046

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June 1, 2013: Tampa, FL
Taking Steps to Heal the Village: Health Ministries Capacity Building WorkshopWhere: Beulah
Baptist Institutional Church
1006 West Cypress Street, Tampa FL 33606
When: Saturday, June 1, 2013 9:30am – 3:00pm
Featuring PWNer LePena Reid
Sponsored by Black Leadership Commission on AIDS of Tampa
To RSVP please contact: bbictampa@verison.net or 813.251.3382

May 31, 2013: Tampa, FL
Tampa Bay Healthcare Center – Grand Opening
Where: AHF – Pharmacy
3135 Safety Harbor, FL 34695
When: Friday, May 31, 2013 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Featuring Guest Speaker – Jeanne White-Ginder ( Ryan White’s Mother )
The Mother of Ryan White will be presenting on the AIDS Epidemic and Ryan’s fight
Organized by PWNer LePena Reid

May 21, 2013 at 6:30pm 
“The House I Live In” Community Screening
Where: New Hope Baptist Church
3701 Colorado Boulevard
RSVP to 303-322-5200, New Hope Baptist Church
PWNer Penny DeNoble, from The Issue of Blood Outreach will be a panel member that will discuss the disastrous consequences of the failed war on drugs

May 21, 2013; 2pm-3pm
“Be The Generation” HIV Prevention Research and Advances Presentation on Treatment As Prevention
Where: Denver Colorado AIDS Project
2490 W 26th Ave #300A Denver, CO 80211
RSVP to Penny DeNoble; padenface@yahoo.com/303-523-1500
PWNer Penny DeNoble, is part of the Be the Generation to End AIDS community education project that provides community members with information about new and future HIV prevention approaches

May 20th, 2013; 6pm-8pm
“Be The Generation” HIV Prevention Research and Advances Presentation on Microbicides
Where: The Council
655 Broadway; Suite 200 Denver, CO 80203
RSVP to Penny DeNoble; padenface@yahoo.com/303-523-1500
PWNer Penny DeNoble, is part of the Be the Generation to End AIDS community education project that provides community members with information about new and future HIV prevention approaches

May 18, 2013; 3-7pm
Help PWN-USA-Philly make a condom dress to promote FC2 (Female Condoms)!
Where: Private house.
RSVP to Waheedah Shabazz-El iamshabazz@yahoo.com

May 13th, 2013; 6pm-8pm
The Issue of Blood and CHIP Presents:“Medicaid Expansion and the Health Insurance Exchange (And Their Effects On the Colorado HIV System of Care)”
Presented by Todd Grove; Colorado ADAP Program
Where: The Council
655 Broadway; Suite 200 Denver, CO 80203
RSVP to Penny DeNoble; padenface@yahoo.com/303-523-1500, or Kari Hartel @ Kari.Hartel@childrenscolorado.org

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(Discuss how the Medicaid expansion and the health insurance exchange will affect those who receive Ryan White and ADAP services)
“Be The Generation” HIV Prevention Research and Advances Presentation on HIV Vaccine
Where: The HOPE Program
1555 Race St Denver, CO 80205
RSVP to Penny DeNoble; padenface@yahoo.com/303-523-1500
PWNer Penny DeNoble, is part of the Be the Generation to End AIDS community education project that provides community members with information about new and future HIV prevention approaches

May 10th, 2013; 10am-11am
“Be The Generation” HIV Prevention Research and Advances Presentation on Treatment As Prevention
Where: The Empowerment Program
1600 York St Denver, CO 80206
RSVP to Penny DeNoble; padenface@yahoo.com/303-523-1500
PWNer Penny DeNoble, is part of the Be the Generation to End AIDS community education project that provides community members with information about new and future HIV prevention approaches)

May 8th, 2013, at 10am MTN Time
Positive Justice Project Colorado Criminalization Workgroup Call, hosted by PWNer Penny DeNoble, Director of The Issue of Blood Outreach
Where: Call Number:1-267-507-0240; Participation Code: 758793
(Assess what is going on in Colorado and identify some concrete next steps and tasks for the group to work on)

May 7th, 2013; 2:15pm-4pm
“Be The Generation” HIV Prevention Research and Advances Presentation on Microbicides
Where: The Council
655 Broadway; Suite 200 Denver, CO 80203
RSVP to Penny DeNoble; padenface@yahoo.com/303-523-1500
PWNer Penny DeNoble, is part of the Be the Generation to End AIDS community education project that provides community members with information about new and future HIV prevention approaches

April 17, 2013: Philadelphia, PA
PWN-USA Philly Training: Community Organizing and Public Speaking
4:00pm

April 5, 2013: Laramie, WY
Seeking Compassion State-by-State: Ending the Stigma
17th Annual Shepard Symposium of Social Justice
Organized by Barb Cardell, PWN-USA-Colorado
Where: University of Wyoming Student Union, Senate Chambers
When: Friday, April 5, 2013, 1:30-2:45pm
Presentation and discussion of PWN-USA-CO Compassion Campaign
For more information contact: Barb Cardell: 303.946.2529 or barb.cardell(at)gmail.com

April 3, 2013: Philadelphia, PA
PWN-USA Philly Leadership Meeting

March 13, 2013: San Diego, CA
A Woman’s Voice: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Annual Conference
Presented by the San Diego HIV CARE Partnership in collaboration with
Christie’s Place and other partners
Where: San Diego LGBT Community Center, 3909 Centre Street, San Diego, CA 92103
When: Thursday, March 13, 2013 from 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Naina Khanna from PWN-USA will keynote
To RSVP contact Christie’s Place 619.702.4186 or UCSD MCAP 619.543.8089

March 13, 2013: Baton Rouge, LA
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event: Many Women, One Voice video screening with Resource Fair
Hosted by Southern University and HIV/AIDS Alliance Region Two (HAART)
Where: Southern University Student Union
When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Featuring: Sharon Decuir from PWN-USA

March 12, 2013: New York, NY
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event: Focusing on Women & HIV Research
Organized by Gay Men’s Health Crisis with participation from PWN-USA
Where: Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) office, 446 W. 33rd Street between 9th and 10th Ave, Seventh Floor
When: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Featuring Sonia Rastogi from PWN-USA discussing HIV, trauma, and women and Barb Cardell from PWN-USA discussing the Count Us In! Campaign, as well as physicians and research advocates
For more information contact: Paige Lowery, Community Health Educator, GMHC: 212.367.1099

March 11, 2013: New Orleans, LA
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event: I’m Every Woman: HIV Does Not Discriminate
Organized by NO/AIDS Task Force and PWN-USA with support from Janssen Therapeutics
Where: NO/AIDS Task Force, 2601 Tulane Avenue, 2nd Floor Auditorium
When: Monday, March 11, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
HIV information, Film Screening, Presentation on FC2 (Female Condom), and release of 30 Red Balloons to commemorate 30 years of the HIV pandemic.
For more information contact Gina Brown 504.458.5247 or Ana Powell 504.821.2601

March 9, 2013: Philadelphia, PA
PWN-USA Philly’s National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event
Organized in collaboration with the Women-Centered Care Coalition
Where: The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Includes a film screening: Many Women, One Voice followed by a Luncheon and hands-on female condom demonstration
Free Gifts! Spoken Word! Free HIV Screening!
RSVP at: 215.985.4448 ext 153 or 267.231.2647

March 9th, 2013: Denver, CO
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Collaboration with the Denver Section National Council of Negro Women, Brother Jeff’s Health Care Initiative, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., and The Issue of Blood Outreach. PWNer Penny DeNoble will be presenting and facilitating an HIV Awareness Workshop.
Where: Ford Warren Library, 2825 High St, Denver, CO 80205
When: 1pm-3pm MST
Free and open to the public!

March 9, 2013: Detroit, MI
I’m Every Woman: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Extravaganza!
Organized by PWN-USA Detroit
Where: Harper University Hospital, Hospitality Suites 1-3
When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Join PWN-USA Detroit for advocacy trainings, comprehensive STD/HIV testing, a resrouce fair including referrals for access to care. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, contact: Nicole Seguin: 313.397.5321

March 9, 2013: Peoria, IL
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event: Girls Night Out
Organized by PWN-USA with National Minority AIDS Awareness Council of Peoria, IL
Where: Bradley Campus, Peoria, IL
When: Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Includes a film screening, discussion on women and HIV, release of mayoral proclamation, and free HIV screening
For more information contact Kat Griffith: 309.368.4683 or katg2011(at)live.com

March 8th, 2013: Colorado Springs, CO
Stay tuned for radio and television interviews starting at 9am PST/10am MST/12pm EST on Colorado Springs local media with PWNer Penny DeNoble.

March 8th, 2013: Colorado Springs, CO
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Luncheon featuring Penny DeNoble
Where: Antlers Hilton Hotel, 4 South Cascade Ave Colorado Springs, CO
When: 11:30am 1p
$20 per person, lunch included
RSVP! open to the public, RSVP by March 1st at http://www.s-cap.org or call 719-578-9092
Hosted by the Southern Colorado AIDS Project

March 7, 2013: New York, NY
Screening of Exposing Injustice Everywhere and HIV Is Not a Crime with Panel Discussion featuring Richard Elliott of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, Jessica Whitbread of the International Community of Women Living with HIV, and Robert Suttle from the Sero Project.  Panel will be moderated by Sean Strub
Organized by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Co-sponsored by Canadian Legal HIV/AIDS Network, the Sero Project, Housing Works, Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA), and the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW)
Where: School of Visual Arts Theatre, 333 W. 23rd Street,New York, NY 10011
When: March 7, 2013, 6:00pm
Includes screening of two films on HIV criminalization, panel discussion, and reception
Free but RSVP required (limit 2 tickets per RSVP). RSVP here

March 7th, 2013: Colorado Springs, CO
Lunch and Presentation to the Staff at Southern Colorado AIDS Project
Where: 1301 South 8th Street, Suite 200; Colorado Springs, CO 80905
When: 11am-1pm
Contact Info: Penny DeNoble, 719-578-9092

March 7th, 2013: Colorado Springs, CO
Presentation to students at Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs
When: Time to be determined (late afternoon/early evening)
Hosted by Southern Colorado AIDS Project and Pikes Peak Community College

March 2, 2013: Tampa, FL
Honoring Women’s Resilience, Spirituality & Sexual Health: a Celebration of Girls, Mothers, Grandmothers, and ALL women
Where: Center for Manifestation Congregational Life Center
3102 East Lake Ave Tampa, FL 33610
When: Saturday, March 2, 2013
Featuring a keynote speech by PWNer LePena Reid

February 14, 2014: Everywhere, Planet Earth
PWN-USA joins One Billion Rising
Organized by One Billion Rising
One in three women and girls globally will be beaten or raped in their lifetimes.
PWN-USA members and allies will dance in the streets and everywhere to say Enough is Enough! End Violence against women and girls now.
Find your local event here

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