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World AIDS Day North Texas

World AIDS Day North Texas
Nine North Texas Organizations will be joining together to commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1. Committed to raising awareness of the ongoing AIDS and COVID-19 pandemics, we will be hosting a special online presentation from nine D-FW organizations to raise awareness of the two pandemics that have claimed nearly one million lives and remain active diseases. This virtual event will be held at 10am and can be viewed at www.worldaidsdaynorthtexas.org. To commemorate World AIDS Day 2020, The National AIDS Memorial will officially unveil its first-ever virtual exhibition of the AIDS Memorial Quilt that will feature more than 10,000 Quilt panels representing all 50 states and U.S. territories—including 16 original panels from local D-FW organizations. Beginning 12 noon at the National AIDS Memorial will livestream its World AIDS Day 2020 national conversation event with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and Dr. David D. Ho. This virtual event can be viewed here: https://www.aidsmemorial.org/wad2020 ___________________ Cathedral of Hope has been on the front lines of the AIDS pandemic from its start, offering services, compassion, and hope for those with HIV and AIDS for 50 years. GDMAF – The Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund – has been helping those with HIV and AIDS with urgent needs after all other organizations have exhausted their funds. GDMAF has been DFW’s ‘last resort’ organization for 25 years. Legal Hospice of Texas has been at the forefront of helping HIV and AIDS clients with Legal advice and planning in case of death and has defended them in discrimination lawsuits for over 30 years. Abounding Prosperity has been assisting those with Food and counseling needs in South Dallas since 2005. AIN – Access & Information Network celebrates its 35-year anniversary as a leading healthcare resource offering programs such as nutritious hot meals, medical transportation, translation services, and more. ASD – AIDS Services of Dallas – has had the largest housing program for those living with HIV/AIDS in Texas for over 35 years and offers counseling and other assistance sources. Resource Center was one of the first centers where people living with HIV/AIDS could go to get counseling, connections with medications, and mental support during the pandemic, and has remained a support system for many for over 37 years. Legacy has provided quality mental healthcare, substance abuse treatment and special care housing services for people challenged with HIV/AIDS for over 25 years. Prism Health North Texas (originally AIDS Arms) has been a central part of health care for those living with HIV/AIDS for 35 years. Prism also hosts the largest AIDS Walk in North Texas, LIFEWALK, which was done virtually this year, on its 30th Anniversary.

Date

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 10:00 -
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 23:59

Location

Online event
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