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California: 28th Annual AIDS Walk L.A. Raises $2.9 Million

October 15, 2012

Raising $2.9 million for AIDS education and prevention programs, approximately 30,000 people marched through the streets of West Hollywood and Los Angeles on October 14 in the 28th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles. The event attracted celebrities, AIDS activists, and elected officials, including Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and West Hollywood Mayor Pro Tem Abbe Land, who spoke about the current HIV/AIDS crisis and response in L.A. County. Television personalities Drew Carey and Daisy Fuentes also participated. The funds raised benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles and 29 other local AIDS service organizations that care for thousands of individuals with HIV and provide education and prevention programs.

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Los Angeles Times

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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