World AIDS Day activities at SCSU
November 29th - December 3rd
Contact Ilia Lopez at 308-5166 or Steve Cirrone at 308-5658 for additional information
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WORLD AIDS/HIV Awareness Day:
Wednesday, December 1st

Pandemic Workshop
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Atwood, Voyageurs North
40 minute video and workbook session
Sponsored by: GLBT Services

Chat with Harvey Fierstein
Time: 12:30pm
Location: KVSC Radio Broadcast
Harvey Fierstein, noted AIDS activist and Hollywood actor, shares his views about the AIDS pandemic in an interview conducted by GLBT Services Director Steve Cirrone Special thanks to Mark Eden and Harvey Fierstein

International Roundtable Discussion
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Atwood, Voyageurs North
Come share cultural perspectives on AIDS. How is AIDS viewed in your country? How acceptable is Testing for HIV? What are various factors that affect a country’s approach to discussing AIDS, prevention, intervention?
Sponsored by: CIS

AIDS Health Watch
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Atwood, Glacier Room
Come learn facts concerning HIV and AIDS, including the latest medical information.
Sponsored by: Health Services

Candlelight Vigil
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Meet in lobby outside Little Theatre
Bring a candle for a silent walk around campus to reflect on the AIDS pandemic and its impact on the world and ourselves.

Open Mic
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Atwood Quarry
Come express your thoughts/feelings related to the AIDS crisis or anything else they think applies. Music, poetry, drama, etc – all welcome.
Sponsored by: UPB Literary Arts

Documentary Showing: “A Closer Walk”
Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Atwood Little Theatre

Events Throughout the Week:

AIDS Quilt
Time: Monday, November 29th - Friday, December 3rd, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Location: Atwood Ballroom
Section of the AIDS quilt will be hung in the ballroom throughout the week to promote AIDS awareness and understanding.
Sponsored by: GLBT Services

Information Kiosk
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Atwood Mall
Distribution of information on Organization for the Prevention of AIDS in Africa (OPAA) and how AIDS affects people world wide Save a life ribbon sell, to be posted on white board with name of donator on ribbon
*Sales of OPAA T-Shirts & OPAA buttons sponsored by: OPAA; Health Services

Pledged Fasting
Time: Varied
Location: Varied
Groups of members take turns fasting for 24hrs. all week long in recognition of the effects of HIV/AIDS and also be *pledged for fasting.
Sponsored by: OPAA

Other Day by Day Events

Brownie sale*
Time: Tuesday, November 30th (all day)
Location: Atwood Mall
Sponsored by: OPAA

Awareness Board
Time: Wednesday, December 1st (all day)
Location: Wall by Little Theatre
Post and read comments about AIDS and the pandemic.
Sponsored by: OPAA

Talent Show
Time: Thursday, December 2nd, 9:00pm
Location: Atwood Quarry
Cost: *$3.00
Sponsored by: OPAA

OPAA benefit
Time: Friday, December 3rd, 3:00pm - 4:40pm
Location: To Be Announced
The benefit is the day when the money raised throughout the year is donated to selected HIV/ AIDS organizations. These organizations promote AIDS prevention, educate their community and take care of children who have been orphaned by AIDS in Africa. The benefit is also a ceremony to recognize OPAA’s achievements and dedicated members.
Cost: *$3.00


Health Based Web sites:

Kaiser Network

UNAIDS web site

World Health Organization

Minnesota Aids Project

US Center For Disease Control

Minnesota Department of Health HIV web site


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