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World AIDS Day Events

ACCM, Activities, HIV, Montreal

World AIDS Day takes place on December 1st each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

This year, ACCM is proud to be participating in multiple World AIDS Day events with organizations across the city!

Here is the list of ACCM-affiliated events for WAD 2017:

Tuesday, November 28 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Discussion on U=U for World AIDS Day
Organized by ACCM

ACCM invites you to participate in a discussion on the impact and importance of the U=U campaign in our drop-in.

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Thursday, November 30 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Yvette Perreault: Resiliency in HIV/AIDS Community Organizing
With Concordia University Community Lecture Series on HIV/AIDS

The Concordia University Community Lecture Series on HIV/AIDS presents “What’s Lost? What’s Left? What’s Possible? Resiliency in the Early Years of HIV/AIDS Community Organizing” with Yvette Perreault (Executive Director, AIDS Bereavement and Resiliency Program of Ontario), who will be offering a first-person experience of working in the AIDS trenches in the ‘80s & early ‘90s.

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Friday, December 1, all day
Bake Sale Fundraiser for ACCM
With Queer Concordia

Queer Concordia is holding a bake-sale fundraiser at Concordia’s Hall Building to celebrate World AIDS Day. All funds raised go directly to ACCM’s support services for people living with HIV.

 

Friday, December 1 at 12:00 pm
Interactive Workshop with Yvette Perreault: Resiliency in HIV/AIDS Community Organizing
With Concordia University Community Lecture Series on HIV/AIDS

This limited-registration event exploring loss & resilience tools developed to sustain activism within our communities, will prioritize staff/members of HIV/AIDS community organizations and students in related fields. Email hivaids@concordia.ca to register.

More details.

 

Friday, December 1 at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm:
December 1st, 2017 Vigil
With la Table des organismes communautaires montréalais de lutte contre le sida (TOMS)

To date, HIV/AIDS is responsible for the death of over 36 million people. The December 1st 2017 commemorative vigil is organized by the Table des organismes communautaires montréalais de lutte contre le sida (TOMS) in their memory.

 

Friday, December 1 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm:
World AIDS Day Screening: Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings
With Visual AIDS, PGSS Equity and Diversity, Queer McGill Post Graduate Working Group, and the Black Students’ Network

Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings is the 28th annual iteration of Visual AIDS’ longstanding Day With(out) Art project. Curated by Erin Christovale and Vivian Crockett for Visual AIDS, the video program prioritizes Black narratives within the ongoing AIDS epidemic, commissioning seven new and innovative short videos

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