11/18/2021 Join the National AIDS Memorial and its partners on World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, as they bring together powerful voices for A Day of Impact & Hope, a series of inspiring and insightful conversations.
2021 marks 40 years since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the United States, a pandemic that has led to more than 700,000 lives lost and still no cure. This year, the National AIDS Memorial will deliver its World AIDS Day National Observance to the nation through a virtual forum with timely and powerful discussions focused on health and social justice, particularly among communities of color.
The virtual event will be accessible on the National AIDS Memorial website on Dec. 1 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. PST. Confirmed speakers include the following: Dr. Anthony Fauci; Harold Phillips, Director, White House Office of National AIDS Policy; U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock; U.S. Representative Barbara Lee; Monica Gandhi, M.D., Professor of Medicine and HIV Division, UCSF and more.
For those impacted by HIV/AIDS locally, Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project provides community-based and confidential case management services. Created in 1986, AIDS Intervention Project is Pennsylvania’s oldest AIDS service provider. Services include financial assistance, support groups, transportation, check-in visits and supportive phone calls for individuals throughout Bedford, Blair, Fulton and Huntingdon counties. Click here for more information about AIP or call 814-944-2982.