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PASS THE MIC


In recognition of World AIDS Day, the UW Health HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Care Program warmly invites you to our annual event on Thursday, Dec. 5th at Brassworks Building at 214 Waubesa, St., from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. This event is a free, all ages event and is open to the public. UW Health’s community gathering, titled Pass the Mic, was planned to create a space for voices of those affected by HIV to be heard, and will feature real-life stories told by the people who live them. Cass Marie Downing, a trailblazer and advocate in the local LGBTQ+ community, will act as the Mistress of Ceremonies. Also featured will be Reverend Dr. Marcus Allen, Senior Pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Attendees will have an opportunity to view a film short of “on the street” interviews that test people’s HIV knowledge. A professional interpreter will provide interpretation of the event into Spanish. Food and refreshments will be provided, prepared by local chef Kipp Thomas of Kipp’s Cuisine Catering. The building is accessible to people with physical disabilities and all gender restrooms are available. Information tables staffed by ARCW and UW-Madison student organizations PRIDE in Healthcare and Sex Out Loud. UW Health’s HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Care Program provides HIV medical care and support services, as well as HIV biomedical prevention services. World AIDS Day is observed around the globe every December 1st. For more information, call Chris Chapman at (608) 890-1169 or cchapman@medicine.wisc.edu

When
December 05, 2019
Location
214 Waubesa St., Madison WI 53704
Venue
Goodman Community Center Brassworks Bldg
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