Get Involved! Participate in an Event Happening in Your Area!

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Regional chapters and groups of PWN-USA members and allied organizations are hosting all kinds of exciting events for the second National Day of Action to End Violence Against Women Living with HIV! Check out these events and see if there is one near you–then grab some friends and show up!

Don’t see anything happening near you? Join our Thunderclap to allow your social media to share the message that HIV status should not equal abuse on October 23 at 11 AM EDT. Join our Twitter Chat at 11 AM EDT (10 CDT, 9 MDT, 8 PDT), co-hosted by the Well Project and National Network to End Domestic Violence. Or click here for more ways to participate!

Empowered Watch Party
Atlanta, GA
Hosted by Our Story, Inc. & PWN
Friday, October 23, 6 – 8 PM
Shy Temple CME Church, 2012 Memorial Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA 30317
Click here for more information and to RSVP on Facebook!

Surviving HIV/AIDS, Intimate Partner Violence and Life Experience Through Poetry and Hip-Hop Rhythms
Atlanta, GA
SisterLove MotherHouse, 1237 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
Tuesday, October 27, 11 AM – 2 PM
Featuring poet/performer Danielle, a.k.a. Ghetto Rose! Refreshments provided. For more information, please contact Tammy Kinney (SassiSixties, Inc.): 404-707-8864; or Lakeisha Coach (SisterLove): 404-254-4734. (see flyer below)

Rally to End Violence Against Women Living with HIV
Baton Rouge, LA
Outside Walmart, 9350 Cortana Pl, Baton Rouge, LA
Saturday, October 24, 10 AM – 2 PM
Contact Meta Smith (metasmith7@gmail.com) for more info.

Conversations On Women’s Health
Winter Haven, FL
Friday, October 23, 11 AM – 2 PM
Winter Haven Garden Center, 3rd Street Northwest, Winter Haven, FL

This inspirational luncheon will gather women together to ignite action around breast cancer, DV awareness, and HIV, featuring speakers Ida Walker and Kamaria Laffrey.

“Break The Silence to Domestic Violence and Raise Our Voices” Domestic Violence Forum
St. Petersburg, FL
Saturday, October 24, 10 AM – 1 PM
Mount Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 955 20th St S, St Petersburg, FL 33712

This is a free event open to the public that will include the discussion of verbal, physical, financial, emotional, and mental abuse, including speaker and panelist Lepena Reid.

Breaking Our Chains: Ending The Culture of Violence
Washington, DC
Friday, October 23, 10 AM – 4 PM
7059 Blair Rd NW, Washington, DC 20012, USA

This event is a luncheon being held to observe the Day of Action that will include discussion on the intersection of violence and HIV. Click here for more information and to register!

We Survived It All: Intersection of HIV & Domestic Violence from a Survivor’s Perspective
Washington, DC
Thursday, October 22, 2 – 3 PM
The Women’s Collective, 1331 Rhode Island Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20018

Empowered Watch Party, Luncheon & Discussion
Chicago, IL
Friday, October 23, 12 – 1:30 PM
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL 60637

Join Positive Women’s Network – United States of America , Care2Prevent at The University of Chicago and Chicago Women’s AIDS Project for screening of Empowered, a short film from Greater Than AIDS discussing the impact of intimate partner violence experienced by women living with HIV. This is a luncheon being held to observe the Day of Action that will include discussion on the intersection of violence and HIV. Click here for more information and to RSVP on Facebook! (also see flyer below)

Balloon Release Honoring The Day of Action
Cincinatti, OH
Saturday, October 17, 1 – 2 PM
7836 Newbedford Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45231

Women of PWN-USA/Ohio will be honoring  Day of Action Ending Violence Against Women Living With HIV with balloons released and prayer.

Couch Discussion On Keeping Women Living With HIV Safe From Violence
Cleveland, OH
Thursday, October 22, 5 – 8 PM
2829 Euclid Ave, Cleveland Ohio 44115

AHF /Taskforce of Greater Cleveland and PWN-USA OHIO will be hosting a couch discussion about issues related to keeping women living with HIV safe from Violence. Click here for more info and to RSVP on Facebook! (also see flyer below for more info)

Empowered Watch Party and Discussion
Kansas City, MO
Saturday, October 24
Embassy Suites, Overland Park, MO
This event is by invitation only–please contact LaTrischa Miles for more information: LaTrischam@kccareclinic.org

Empowered Watch Party
Philadelphia, PA
Friday, October 23, 5:30 – 7 PM
1207 Chestnut St., 2nd floor, Philadelphia, PA (see flyer below for more info)

Empowered Watch Party & Biodegradable Balloon Release
Houston, TX
Friday, October 23, 5 – 7 PM
Montrose Center, 401 Branard St., Houston, TX

Please join the Legacy Community Health, Bee Busy, Inc, and Houston AIDS Research Team Community Advisory Board as we host a watch party of the Greater Than AIDS Campaign film, Empowered, followed by discussion and **biodegradable** balloon release. Contact Venita Ray for more information: vray@legacycommunityhealth.org, 713-299-6123. Click here for more information and/or to RSVP on Facebook!

Empowered Watch Party, Lunch & Discussion
Dallas, TX
Friday, October 23, 12 – 2 PM
Center for Community Cooperation, 2900 Live Oak St., Dallas, TX 75204

On Friday October 23, 2015 The Afiya Center will join Positive Women Network US and other advocates and women centered groups and allies to bring awareness to how women living with HIV are affected by violence and working to end it. We will be viewing Empowered: Women, HIV & Intimate Partner Violence is a new campaign from Greater Than AID. The campaign features Michelle Anderson-Morrison, Dallasite and national advocate for women living with HIV. We welcome you to come and participate in this local national day of action to Speak Out…Ending Violence Against Women Living With HIV….
***lunch served…please RSVP to Donna Wilson 214-900-4347 by 10/20. Click here for more info and to RSVP on Facebook!

“Morning Ruckus Raising”
Boulder, CO
Friday, October 23, 8 – 9:30 AM
Boulder Municipal Building (Broadway & Canyon)
(see flyer below for more info)

“Afternoon Ruckus Raising”
Denver, CO
Friday, October 23, 3 – 5 P
Corner of Colfax & Broadway

At 5:00 PM we’ll encircle the state capitol in a show of solidarity. (see flyer below for more info)

Empowered Watch Party + Panel Discussion
Oakland, CA
Friday, October 23, 1:30 – 3:30 PM
New Parkway Theater, 474 24th St., Oakland 

Please join us for a short film followed by a lively discussion featuring a panel of experts. Click here for more info and/or to RSVP on Facebook! (see flyer below for more info)

Rally to End Violence Against Women Living with HIV
San Diego, CA
Outside NBC TV station, 225 Broadway, San Diego, CA
Contact Jay Blount (msjay46.JC@gmail.com) for more details.

Here’s a sneak peek of the new Kaiser Family Foundation film we will be screening at many of these events: 

Tammy Kinney flyer 10-27 v1

Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
General invite Leter for Watch Party (1)
Philadelphia, PA

Ending Violence Against Women Living with HIV flyer

PWN-Ohio Flyer for National Day of Action

DoA Oakland flyer FINAL
Oakland, CA

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