On World AIDS Day (DEC 1) we will be having a flag raising on Parliament Hill (10AM) featuring our collaborative art project the Red Scarf Project, followed by a free reception at the NAC (11:30) that will have light refreshments, speeches from community members, open mic.
The event is open to anyone, no tickets are needed to attend.
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. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day. It is estimated that 37.9 million people are living with HIV around the world, and 63,100 people here in Canada, and 6 Canadians are infected with HIV everyday.
The AIDS Committee of Ottawa is organizing and hosting educational and awareness-raising events throughout the entire AIDS Awareness Week from Nov. 25th to Dec. 1st. Communities are integral to the work we do, and this year the UNAIDS theme honours our community voices – communities make the difference in 2019.
Who is it for?
Free, no tickets required
WHEN & WHERE
Date: Sunday December 1, 2019
10AM – 11AM Flag Raising at Parliament Hill (K1A 0A9)
11:30AM – 1PM Reception at NAC (1 Elgin St)
Venue & Address
Parliament Hill & The National Arts Centre, K1A 0A9