New York City bold-faced names and leaders are stepping forward to support the Queer History Alliance’s proposal to turn St. Vincent’s Triangle Park in the West Village into an AIDS memorial, according to an AIDS Memorial Park (AMP) statement. Fashion designer Kenneth Cole and Academy Award–winning actress Whoopi Goldberg have signed on to judge a competition to generate ideas for the memorial park design. In addition, actresses Julianne Moore and Susan Sarandon have joined AMP as supporters along with interior designer Jonathan Adler, creative ambassador-at-large at Barneys New York Simon Doonan and director Todd Stephens.

To read the AMP statement, click here.