Check out our upcoming events around the country for World AIDS Day and beyond! Browse our calendar and the event descriptions below.
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!
What Are PWNers Up to on World AIDS Day?
Thursday, Dec 4, 2pm ET / 1pm CT / 12pm MT / 11am PT: #Women #HIV & Twitter: ABCs & 123s! New to tweeting on issues affecting the lives of women with HIV? At the top of your Twitter game and got tips to share with newbies? Join us at the hashtag #pwnspeaks for a how-to Twitter Chat featuring Twitter veterans from our community!
Tuesday, Dec 2, 3pm ET / 2pm CT / 1pm MT / 12pm PT: Do you know #WeAreAllWomen? This series of Twitter Chats brings fierce advocates together to tweet away on issues affecting TLBAS (transgender, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, or straight) women. Next topic: #HIV – see you on Twitter at the hashtag #WeAreAllWomen!
Local Events (By State)
Tampa, FL: Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and National Black Leadership Commission on AIDSof Tampa Bay
World AIDS Day Symposium, Community Health Forum and Community Awareness Program
December 1, 2014, 6pm
Beulah Baptist Church
1006 W Cypress St, Tampa, FL 33606
PWN-USA members Lepena Reid and Paulette Nicholas of Tampa will be panelists at this event!
Free classes, HIV testing, immunizations
Friday, December 5, 2014, 7am – 5pm
1105 E Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602
PWNer Lepena Reid will be a speaker at this event!
Fort Lauderdale, FL: S.O.S.: Sistas Organizing to Survive: Statewide Summit
Mt. Hermon A.M.E. Family Life Center
401 N.W. 7th Terrace
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
Friday, December 5, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
PWN-USA Board Vice Chair Sharon DeCuir will be speaking on “Women Still Matter: Providing Resources to Address the HIV Epidemic Among Black Women.”
Columbus, GA: 7th Annual World AIDS Day
Columbus Government Center, Plaza Level
100 10th Street, Columbus, Georgia 31901
Banquet: FREE COUNTRY’S BBQ 6 PM
Join us and share in the celebration of our survivors and our works here in the Chattahoochee Valley. GUEST SPEAKER THIS YEAR IS GEORGIA PWN-USA MEMBER TAMMY KINNEY! More information about this event
Athens, GA: World AIDS Day Town Hall Meeting
Timothy Baptist Church (Small Sanctuary)
380 Timothy Rd., Athens, GA
Personal testimony, Documentary viewing, Light refreshments complements of Chipotle and Zaxby’s
Baton Rouge: PWN-USA Board Vice Chair Sharon DeCuir, Chair of our TGA Advisory Council (Planing Council) I will be hosting a community World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast on December 1. (Time and Place TBA)
Baton Rouge: In a collaborative effort for Black Treatment Advocates Network, HAART, Inc., and VOA and Walgreens will be doing a Test event on Saturday, December 6, from 10am til 4 pm. (Location TBA)
Monday, December 1, 2014 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)
Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway St
Detroit, MI 48226
PWN-USA-Michigan is a partner for this event, and members Pat Clark, Shirley Hankerson, and others will be tabling, sharing information, and representing for a good part of the day!
We Are the Future, Hear US Now!
POST-WORLD AIDS DAY EVENT
FOR OUR YOUTH AND COMMUNITY!
* Motivational Speakers * FREE HIV Testing * Skits * Poets * Singing * Prizes * Refreshments *
When: December 6 @ 11am
Where: Solid Rock Outreach Ministries Holly Hill
Address: 9007 Old State Rd, Holly Hill, SC, 29059
Further Information: Contact PWN-USA member Mrs. Monique Howell-Moree @ (843) 345-8433
Stacy Jennings, another member of PWN-USA, South Carolina Chapter, will be doing a poem at the event, and has written a skit to be performed by teens in the community! PWN-USA-South Carolina Advisor Pat Kelly and other PWNers will be supporting the event.
Dallas, TX: December 1 Screening of the documentary deepsouth
The Afiya Center
501 Wynnewood Village Suite 213
Dallas, Texas 75224
PWNers Helen Turner Goldenberg, Linda Freeman, Donna Wilson, and others will be on the panel with Marsha Jones of Afiya Center.
Dallas, TX: December 3: “Getting to Zero” event with Parkland Hospital CAB: Luncheon at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
3520 Oak Lawn Avenue
An event highlighting the points of view of people living with HIV, and attended predominantly by people living with HIV
Norfolk, VA: 9th Annual World AIDS Day Gala
December 5, 7-10pm
Basilica of St. Mary’s, 1000 Holt Street, Norfolk, VA 23504
$10 tickets (in advance or at the door)
For tickets, call the AIDS Resource Center at 757-446-6170
Keynote Speaker: Dazon Dixon Diallo of SisterLove, Inc.
PWN-USA member Janet Hall will receive the Annual Peer Advocacy Award at the event
US VIRGIN ISLANDS
St. Croix, USVI: December 1 (Time TBA): Silent March from Post Office down to the Caribbean Museum of the Arts for a Ceremony. A bell will be rung 100 times as we walk to represent the people that we have lost throughout the years in the Virgin Islands.
Once at the Museum the ceremony will begin with:
- The Unity Prayer
- An Interfaith Declaration – (Read by PWNer Sherri Henigan)
- Proclamation Read from the Governor of the Virgin Islands
- Art Contest by Local schools – winner will be announced and an Award will be given.
- Poetry, Open Mike
- At the end we will walk across the street to the Pier and throw rose petals into the sea in honor of and memory of those that we have lost, those that are living w/HIV/AIDS and those that are affected by HIV/AIDS.
December 1: Join The Women’s Collective on World AIDS Day | 1:00PM – 3:30PM
Location: E Street Cinema, 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20004
Located one block from Metro Center Station
Lunch will be provided
The Women’s Collective is sponsoring a screening and discussion of
deepsouth, a documentary about the rural American South and the people who inhabit its most quiet corners.
Admission is free, but please click this link to RSVP!
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