AIDS at 25: events

By |2006-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2006|News|

No birthday parties are planned; rather, there will be a rally on the Capitol steps to commemorate the anniversary of the discovery of HIV/AIDS on June 5. Later that same week, members of the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS will stop in Detroit as part of their 2006 tour.

June 5, 5-7 p.m.: Rally on the State Capitol to acknowledge 25 years of HIV and AIDS and to commemorate the first case of HIV. Speakers, candlelight vigil, display of portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Contact Patrick Lombardi, Lansing Area AIDS Network, at 517-394-3719, ext. 14 or [email protected] for more information.

June 9, 2-3:30 p.m.: Global Coalition on Women & AIDS 2006 Tour: Event at Latino Family Services. AIDS Quilt on display. Meeting with leaders of Latino community organizations. Open to the public. Contact Mike Odom at 248-855-6777, ext. 113 for more information.

June 9, 6-9 p.m.: Global Coalition on Women & AIDS 2006 Tour: Meeting with local African-American pastors; open to the public. At Cobo Center in Detroit. Contact Mike Odom at 248-855-6777, ext. 113 for more information.

June 9, 7-9 p.m.: Global Coalition on Women & AIDS 2006 Tour: Jewish community event. Location TBA. Contact Mike Odom at 248-855-6777, ext. 113 for more information.

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