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Jersey City Group With Focus on LGBT Youth Will Mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day With Event

February 4, 2011

The LGBT non-profit Our Youth will commemorate Monday's National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with an evening of food, performances and giveaways on Feb. 4 at Jordan's Lounge on Newark Ave. The event will be co-hosted by Illusions Pageantry System, which features LGBT performers; doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Admission is $5, with proceeds supporting the work of Our Youth and IPS. "National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a day to educate the community on the growing epidemic we know as HIV as well as a day to remember those that have passed," said Rob DeAnthony, Our Youth's founder and president. For more information, telephone 201-839-5869.

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Adapted from:
Jersey Journal (Jersey City)
02.03.2011; Ashley Strain

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