Virginia; District of Columbia: World AIDS Day Spotlights Part of Memorial Quilt
November 30, 2009
A 1,200-square-foot section of the National AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on view Tuesday at George Mason University in Fairfax County. The day-long World AIDS Day commemoration, part of the school's HIV Awareness Week, will include a speech by internationally known activist Hydeia Broadbent. Thousands are expected to attend the event in Johnson Center, where free HIV testing will be available. Elsewhere in metro Washington, the Whitman-Walker Clinic will hold a candlelight vigil at 5:30 in DuPont Circle. Also, the Metro D.C. LGBT Community Center will host "Our Heroes," an exhibit of 150 photographs of people who have been instrumental in the fight against AIDS.
11.29.2009; Darryl Fears
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