World Aids Day

    December 1, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Loft Cinema
    3233 E Speedway Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85716


    World AIDS Day 2015 promises to shed a new light on a life long journey to find a cure and an end to HIV and AIDS. This year the World AIDS Day Committee in Tucson and The Loft Cinema join forces to present this annual commemoration and community event.

    SAAF, TIHAN, The Peterson Clinic, Cope Community Services and El Rio Health Center will be in attendance to provide prevention awareness and on site confidential HIV testing. Reveille Men’s Chorus Reverb, The Esperanza Dance Project and other community arts organizations will perform through the course of the afternoon. A live on-air feed with an AIDS affected region of Africa is expected, as are other Skype connection to World AIDS Day events in Southern Arizona. Local food Trucks will be available as well.

    Please join us for this momentous occasion and shedding a new light on the HIV/AIDS crisis and the community wide effort to find a life long cure.

    For more information please contact: Rick Small , Heather Moroso and John Jackson through the World AIDS Day Tucson Facebook page.

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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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