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Save the date for EBGTZ’s World AIDS Day commemoration event: Thursday, November 30th 2023 from 10am – 1pm.
We will be hosting our commemoration event in person at the Lake Merritt Sailboat House (665 Bellevue Ave, Oakland). To attend in person, please register here.
We are giving folks the option to tune in to the Facebook live stream if they are unable attend in person. Register here for the Facebook live stream.
East Bay World AIDS Day 2023 Program:
World AIDS Day 2023 is part of an Ending the HIV Epidemic project funded through the Alameda County Public Health Department Office of HIV Care
Host/Emcee: Janelle Luster Vison (SF LGBT Center) and Moisès Cruz Jàuregui (EBGTZ)
East Bay HIV Strategic Plan Updates by: Dr. Sami Lubega
Keynote speaker: Joe Hawkins, CEO of Oakland LGBTQ Community Center
Intergenerational fireside chat led by: Nahid Ebrahimi with Joe Hawkins and Ann Guiam (RYSE)
Performances by: Dr. Demisha Burns, C.Quinn, Elise Bryan, Elena & Jessica
Award Recipients: Click here to view the 2023 award recipients
Music and food will be provided
There is Spanish interpretation available in person for the event. You will be asked when you RSVP on the eventbrite if you would like to reserve a headset to use.
Parking is $3 per car and you can park in the parking lot next to the Lake Merritt Sailboat House. We are accommodating the first 40 cars who arrive with free parking. Just ask the kiosk at the entrance you are here for the World AIDS Day event and they will provide a parking voucher for you.
Due to COVID-19, we are recommending the following:
- Please stay home and take care of yourself if you are feeling sick/unwell (even if your Covid test is negative) and join us via Facebook live stream.
- For those in person, please wear a mask indoors during the event (masks will be provided). We encourage folks to test for COVID-19 prior to attending the event in person (free home covid tests can be ordered at https://www.covid.gov/tests).
- Food items will be available to enjoy outside of the space. The high windows around the room will be open to allow for ventilation and an outdoor patio will be available for folks to be unmasked, weather permitting.
We will continue to monitor developments around COVID-19 and to adjust our event guidelines accordingly.
If you are representing an organization and would like to table resources and additional items, please reach out to ZJ@ebgtz.org