Saturday, December 1
On Saturday, December 1, 2012 The Eureka Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will host their annual World AIDS Day candle light vigil and events.
What is World AIDS Day?
“World AIDS Day” is held on 1 December each year internationally and is an opportunity for local communities and people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS. “World AIDS Day” is a day of recognition to commemorate the 25 million people world wide that have died of AIDS, to provide support to those who are still living with HIV, and to encourage people to get tested and know their status.
World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and began in 1988. The theme is “Getting To Zero… Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” For more information about World AIDS Day, go to www.worldaidscampaign.org/
This year the Eureka Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence would like to invite you, on December 1st 2012, to a very special calendar of events. The community will meet at the Morris Graves Museum of Art at 636 F Street in Eureka:
• 3:00 pm the museum will be hosting a “Day Without Art” in honor of those artists who have died from AIDS
• 3:30 pm the Eureka Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will host the premiere of the new documentary “Positive Youth+.”
• 5:15 pm Following the film screening, the Sisters will lead the annual candlelight vigil which shall proceed to Arts Alive ending at the gazebo
• 5:45 pm the Sisters will hold a moment of silence followed by a performance by the Spare Change Youth troupe.
Please join us for this wonderful of loving remembrance for those who have passed.
The LOGO TV's documentary "Positive Youth" shines a light on the new reality of living HIV+. The film follows four dynamic youth, ages 18 to 27 who are either infected or affected by HIV. The subjects offer an uncensored look into the challenges of dating, living and loving with HIV. The subjects feature the dynamic reality of living positive today: a straight 18-year-old First Nations woman living in an impoverished rural town, a gay 25-year-old white urbanite, a 23-year-old African American YouTube figure and a 27-year-old club kid jet-setter. Medical and psychological experts also weigh in to provide up-to-date facts and a historical context to the reality of living positively.
For more information: www.eurekasisters.org, or call (707) 676-ESPI
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