World AIDS Day

    December 1, 2016 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Lost Barrio, Tucson
    101 S Park Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85719


    “The Tucson World AIDS Day Committee invites everyone in our community to join us Dec 1st for the annual Tucson World AIDS Day celebration.  

     2016 marks the 28th anniversary of World AIDS Day. This year we are having a block party celebration at 101 South Park – in Tucson’s Lost Barrio – from 4:30-8 p.m.  This event is friendly to all ages. There will be live music and dance from around the world, live art/painting, interactive art booths for all ages (tie-dying, poi, belly dancing, quilt-making), local speakers, local artists selling their works, FREE HIV and Syphilis testing, food trucks, and much more!

     EVENT DETAILS                                                                                                                                                         

    What                                    World AIDS Day

    When                                   Thursday, December 1, 2016 4:30-8pm

    Where                                  101 S Park – Lost Barrio

    Admission                           Free

    Parking                                Free Street Parking

     Public Contact                    Heather Moroso and Jai Smith

    Sponsors                             Betts Printing, FLUXX, National Community Health Partners, Positively Beautiful, Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation

     To find out more on how Tucson will be observing World AIDS Day on December 1, 2016 please

    World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for those living with HIV, and to honor those who have passed away. This is both a celebration and in memory of those we have lost. “

    Dr. Heather Moroso World AIDS Day 2016 Co-chair (520) 495-4054

    Jai Smith, World AIDS Day 2016 Co-chair, (520) 547-6161

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).

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