Col­leges, AIDS ser­vices rec­og­nize World AIDS Day

GA Voice - - World Aids Day -

By DYANA BAGBY

Metro At­lanta con­tin­ues to rank in the top five cities in the na­tion for the high­est rates of new HIV in­fec­tions, while Ge­or­gia, in 2013, was the state with the sec­ond-most new HIV in­fec­tions, ac­cord­ing to the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Preven­tion (CDC).

Nu­mer­ous events are tak­ing place across At­lanta and Ge­or­gia to com­mem­o­rate World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 and to raise aware­ness.

* All events are on Dec. 1 un­less oth­er­wise noted.

The Strat­egy to End AIDS in Ful­ton County,

John Joan Garner Ful­ton County Task Force on HIV/AIDS

Eaves,

and the with live mu­sic, ven­dors, ed­u­ca­tion 5:30–8 p.m. Mary Ross Park Bay & Glouces­ter Street, Brunswick, GA 31520 www.gachd.org

Ge­or­gia Depart­ment of Pub­lic Health Dis­trict 4 free HIV test­ing

(Butts, Car­roll, Coweta, Fayette, Heard, Henry, La­mar, Meri­wether, Pike, Spald­ing, Troup and Up­son coun­ties) Var­i­ous times and lo­ca­tions www.dis­tric­t4health.org/clinic-sites

Lelav­i­sion, Mov­ing in the Spirit and Mausiki Scales and metro At­lanta uni­ver­si­ties

present a full day of artistry, ed­u­ca­tion and free HIV test­ing through­out At­lanta 10–11 a.m.—Col­le­giate World AIDS Day Kick­off at Emory Univer­sity with per­for­mances by Mausiki Scales & Com­mon Ground Col­lec­tive and Emory Dance, fol­lowed by speak­ers. Also on dis­play on the Emory Quad will be the largest col­le­giate col­lec­tion of the AIDS Me­mo­rial Quilt. Emory At­wood Chem­istry Cen­ter, 1515 Dickey Drive

Ethics Panel on HIV/AIDS Stigma and Dis­ease: “Can We Erad­i­cate HIV/AIDS?”

Per­for­mance by 1:30 p.m. Clark At­lanta Univer­sity Stu­dent Cen­ter 223 James P. Braw­ley Drive NW

Healthy Love Work­shop for AUC stu­dents by Sis­ter Love

4:30 p.m. More­house Col­lege, Forbes Arena, 833 Fair St.

Col­le­giate World AIDS Day Fi­nale Rally. Ma­so­nia Tray­lor, Rev. Duncan

Dr.

AIDS Am­bas­sador; More­house Col­lege;

pro­fes­sor of psy­chol­ogy at More­house Col­lege;

se­nior field or­ga­nizer for Ge­or­gia Equal­ity; and

of Rise Mul­ti­me­dia. The rally will be live we­b­cast at rise4war.com/ broad­casts 7 p.m. More­house Col­lege More­house Sale Hall, 830 Westview Drive SW

Teague, Sinead Younge,

Rob Woods,

Smith Free HIV test­ing for stu­dents Ge­or­gia State Univer­sity

10 a.m.–2 p.m. GSU Stu­dent Recre­ation Cen­ter health­pro­mo­tion.gsu.edu

Emory Univer­sity

Reg­gie

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