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November 14, 2014

The Faces of HIV To Spend World AIDS Day and The Rest of December in Miami

To mark World AIDS Day on December 1, 2014, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade will honor those lost to HIV and AIDS with a special installation of its award-winning Faces of HIV Art Exhibit.


Faces of HIV depicts the lives of Florida residents living with HIV and AIDS through larger-than-life portraits, accompanied by thought-provoking video stories and powerful intimate journals. Participants of the project address how they became infected with HIV and first dealt with their diagnoses, as well as their personal relationships, effects of HIV on the body and more.


First, History Miami will host the free exhibit in its Community Gallery from Nov. 29, 2014 through Jan. 4, 2015.  The exhibit will be open to visitors Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.


The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit will then appear in Miami for two free shows. The mobile art exhibit gives visitors an up-close and personal glimpse into the lives of those living with HIV in hopes of promoting awareness and understanding about the disease.


On Monday December 1 you can find the exhibit at St. Thomas University on NW 37th Avenue in Miami Gardens from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.


Then on December 2 Florida International University will host the exhibit on its Modesto A. Maidique campus at 11200 SW 8th Street in Miami from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.


Bring a friend to see The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit or museum exhibit and hear first hand about the personal relationships, stigma and care issues associated with being HIV positive.  Find out more information about the Faces of HIV project, on our social media pages.  We’re on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


Find an HIV testing site near you.  Text your zip code to 477493 and receive a text about the closest testing facilities or click here to search online.

October 16, 2014

Faces of HIV Kicks off Tour in Tampa

  The Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit kicks off its most recent tour with two shows in Tampa. Residents of Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas are invited to experience the touching stories, captivating portraits and inspiring journals.   First the exhibit will be part of the Conga Caliente Celebration of Hispanic Arts and

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October 10, 2014

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

October 15 is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. The 2014 theme is ‘To End AIDS, Commit to Act’ – ‘Para Acabar con el SIDA, Comprometete a Actuar. The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA) , the Hispanic Federation and many other organizations organize this day. The NLAAD campaign works annually at building capacity for non-profit organizations and health departments in

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Next Event

September 24, 2014

Indian River County HIV/AIDS Awareness Network

Location: Vero Beach Community Center 2266 14th Ave, Vero Beach

December 1, 2014

ACT AWARE! : World AIDS Day Showcase & Performance

Location: Wold Performing Arts Center 3601 N Military Trail Boca Raton FL, 33431

December 1, 2014

Women and Children Celebration

Location: 655 West 8th Street Jacksonville FL, 32205

December 1, 2014

World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil

Location: 1608 Baker Court Panama City FL, 32401

December 1, 2014

Jacksonville Memorial Service

Location: 2841 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville FL, 32205

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