Posts Tagged ‘Sacramento’

The governor’s recent cuts of $82 million to HIV prevention, care, and treatment have taken us back to the dark days of the AIDS epidemic. Now more than ever, we must fight back!

Please join this candlelight vigil in solidarity and to mourn the loss of vital services for persons living with HIV/AIDS throughout California.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Gather at Pershing Square by 7:00 pm
March to the Reagan State Building to follow

Please bring candles and wear a red shirt. There is self-pay parking under Pershing Square and in surrounding parking lots. The site is also right above the  Metro Red Line’s Pershing Square Stop.

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We’ve had some great responses from lots of people who want to join the protest in Sacramento on June 10th. What we need now are local coordinators to help get people organized and establish carpools and other methods of travel.

If you have been on the advocacy calls this past week and are willing to take the lead as an organizer in your area, please contact Ruel at rnolledo@apla.org. We’ll list you on the blog (see the right hand column).

Thanks to everyone for being a part of the fight!

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Buses have been secured for individuals in Los Angeles who want to travel to Sacramento on June 10th for the Stop The HIV Cuts rally. To reserve a spot on the bus, please call 213.639.6709 or email saveourlivescaliforniahiv@gmail.com.  Please RSVP before June 6!

For more details, check out the flyer here. We need a really big turnout to convince legislators to reject these devastating cuts. Please sign up today!

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