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In Other News, it’s World AIDS Day Today!

December 1st, 2014 · No Comments

Take a break from the Cyber Monday Hype and focus your attention on some worthy news. Today is World AIDS day! This years theme is “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation.”

KEXP's Wo'POP's World AIDS Day Event

There are a number of events happening and things you can do to participate. Locally KEXP’s Wo’Pop radio program is hosting a free concert at EMP Museum.

Wo’Pop, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Lifelong have joined together to observe World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1st at the EMP Museum. It’s a free, all ages event happening from 5-10 p.m., featuring art, snacks, educational materials, cultural elements, and musical performances from Chimurenga Rennaissance and Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited.

Here are some other engaging ways you can take action and observe World AIDS Day?

White House AIDS Ribbon

The White House will host a December 1st event at noon to recognize the observance of World AIDS Day.

There is a livestream here at noon til 2:00 p.m..

You can also find more info about World AIDS day and current issues about AIDS here.


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World AIDS Day. December 1.Read and share the Presidential Proclamation recognizing World AIDS Day 2014.

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