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World AIDS Day and Awards


The School of Social Work Research Office and the Michigan HIV/AIDS Council invite you to World AIDS Day and Awards. We will come together to unite in the ongoing fight against HIV.

More than 36.7 million individuals are living with HIV worldwide; 1.1 million in the USA and 16,218 in Michigan.


9 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
9:30 a.m. Why World AIDS Day? - Rogério Meireles Pinto, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Social Work
10:15 a.m. The State of HIV in Michigan - Dawn Lukomski, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
11 a.m. Awards Ceremony - Michigan HIV/AIDS Council
11:15 a.m.
Awards Ceremony and Testimonial
Levi Berkshire, MI HIV/AIDS Council
Amy Hamdi, MI HIV/AIDS Council
Leon Golson, MI HIV/AIDS Council
Andre Truss, Michigan DHHS
11:30 a.m. Jeanne White-Grinder, mother of Ryan White
11:45 a.m. Create a paper tile for our commemorative quilt (see the sample to right).
12:10 p.m. Larry Gant, Professor School of Social Work - Brief description of the curated social justice art collection.
12:15 p.m. Lunch and View the School of Social Work's social justice art collection.

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