Highlights from RESULTS Snohomish County World AIDS Day Event

December 22, 2011
by Teresa L. Rugg, Snohomish County RESULTS Group Leader

Hello RESULTS friends,

Pictures are worth a thousand words right? Well, I wanted to share with you a few photos from World AIDS Day, December 1 in Everett, Washington.

Highlights were (in no particular order! It was all amazing!):

  • Zambian HIV/AIDS activist Michael Gwaba (Ambassador for the Global Fund “Here I Am” Campaign) spoke to over 200 students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School for an hour. (We thought there would only be 20 students!)
  • Two Snohomish County HIV activists living with HIV shared how they are facing HIV/AIDS on a panel during the evening presentation.
  • A fantastic presentation was given by Hayden Bixby of Cura Orphanage, Kenya
  • Oh, those Snohomish High School volunteers! They were amazing!
  • Around 40 people participated in our evening Memorial AIDS March
  • And a super turnout of around 70 participants for the evening program filled with inspiring presentations, music and art.
  • An Amazing art display portrayed the “Face of AIDS” with drawings and narratives by 15 students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

 Part of the art exhibit entitled “Face of AIDS”, this piece depicts a woman with the HIV/AIDS red ribbon draped across her. This piece was created by    Snohomish County HIV activists participating in community Memorial HIV/AIDS March in Everett, WA   Radio station 90.7 FM KSER in Everett, WA interviews activist Michael Gwaba   Michael Gwaba speaking with a student assembly at Marysville-Pilchuck High School

  • The Everett and Snohomish County Herald printed a front-page editorial by Larry Bailly and Teresa Rugg.
  • Michael Gwaba was interviewed on KSER 90.7, and Teresa read an editorial.
  • The Herald printed an

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