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    2011 World AIDS Day: Bay Area Events

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    World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1 each year around the world.  Local organizations provide a number of information, and testing opportunities throughout the year.  Each World AIDS Day the Bay Area commemorative events grow more exciting and creative! Check out the events for 2011:

    [National Event]  
    ONE and (RED) are hosting a live broadcast — “The Beginning of the End of AIDS” — today at 10AM EST. Speakers include President Obama, former President Clinton, Bono, and Alicia Keys, and a few others. This two-hour event will be featured on YouTube live at 10AM at http://www.youtube.com/TheONECampaign

    November 24 – Dec 2

    Oakland City Hall illuminated in Red in honor of World AIDS Week

    November 28 to Dec 1
    AIDS Quilt will be on display in the Tang Center Lobby
    2222 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA


    10AM – 4PM
    Volunteers of America providing testing in Berkeley at the Out of the Closet Thrift Store
    1600 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA
    For more info call: Phillipe Smith [510] 533-5253 ext 14

    11AM – 1PM
    WORLD/PWN – Word AIDS Day Count Us In! March and Rally

    Stand up to demand women with HIV are counted in programs, budgets, planning and leadership! Meet at WORLD’s office: 449 15th Street, Suite 303 in downtown Oakland at 11AM.  RSVP -> WORLD, [510] 986-0340, or pwn@womenhiv.org   |  http://pwn-usa.org

    Alameda County Office of AIDS Annual Awards Luncheon

    Lake Chalet Restaurant
    For more information contact: Michael Lee [510] 268-7641 michael.lee@acgov.org  |  http://officeofaids.org

    12Noon – 3PM
    La Clinica de la Raza – Tabling Outreach Event

    Transit Village Plaza (Between 34th & 35th on International Blvd.)
    For more information contact: Catalina Palacios [510] 535-6404 or email cpalacios@laclinica.org  |  http://laclinica.org

    1PM – 3PM
    APEB – Health and Resource Fair

    Frank Ogawa Plaza
    Free HIV testing on Broadway and 14th
    For more info contact: [510] 663-7979  |  http://apeb.org

    5PM – 7PM
    “We Were Here” Film Screening and Discussion

    70 Barrows, UC Berkeley
    For more information contact: Sam Sheffield sheffysam@gmail.com  |  http://berkeleyfreeclinic.org/bbc

    2PM – 4PM (Panel) , 4PM – 6PM (Reception)
    Voices from the Epidemic: 30 Years of HIV/AIDS

    Tang, 2222 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
    For more information contact: Sam Sheffield sheffysam@gmail.com  |  http://berkeleyfreeclinic.org/bbc

    6PM – 9PM
    World AIDS Day: Art Murmur Celebration

    17th – 26th Streets & Telegraph Avenue
    Hosted by: AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and GSO.  Art Murmur promotes the arts community in an organized monthly First Friday Art Walk event, called Art Murmur, which is free and open to the public.  This well attended event by people of all background will incorporate WAD with free testing, and HIV information.  Be sure to invite your friends! 
    For more information contact Get Screened Oakland [510] 238-7657  |  http://getscreenedoakland.org  http://oaklandartmurmur.org

    7PM – 9PM
    World AIDS Day Celebrity Bartender Night

    Home of Chicken & Waffles, 444 Embarcadero Way, Oakland, CA
    Celebrity Bartenders-Matt Barnes, Khalif Barnes, & Chuy Gomez.  Benefiting East Bay AIDS Advocacy

    8PM – 11PM
    Grace, Beauty, Legs, Sex & Condoms

    All are invited for FREE appetizers, performances, raffle prizes, a health fair featuring information about HIV vaccine studies.  Hosted by: The HIV Research Section SFDPH, Berkeley Free Clinic, Get Screened Oakland, and the East Bay AIDS Center.
    Bench & Bar, 510 17th Street, Oakland
    For more information contact: [415] 554-9058  |  http://SFisReady.org

    10PM – 2AM
    CAL-PEP Midnight Grill Out

    Castro (Oakland)
    For more info contact: Jamila Shipp [510] 874-7850


    Community and Communion: DIRTY LAUNDRY – Dinner and Movie Night

    Exploring the connection between Black Churches and their Lesbian and Gay family members.

    Film maker Maurice Jamal will join a panelist of clergy and community leaders as they discuss the dilemma of welcoming lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals into the Black Church.  Please register at http://communityandcommunion.eventbrite.com/ by Wednesday, December 7th.  Sponsored by The Coalition of Welcoming Congregations of the Bay Area and the Umoja Project

    First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison St., Oakland, CA 94612
    For more information contact : Rob Newells newellsrobert@gmail.com


    Alameda County Office of Aids http://officeofaids.org

    Allen Temple AIDS Ministry  http://allentempleaidsministry.org

    APEB http://apeb.org

    CAL-PEP www.calpep.org

    Get Screened Oakland  http://getscreenedoakland.org

    Greater Than AIDS http://greaterthan.org

    La Clinica de la Raza http://laclinica.org

    That Could Be Me  http://tcbme.org

    WORLD http://womenhiv.org


    Additional testing resources and information can be found here 

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