To commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1st and celebrate its 30th anniversary, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest AIDS organization, will host a series of events across the world to continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS.
The activities will include free concerts in Haiti, Mexico City and the United States as well as free awareness and testing events throughout the U.S., Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Asia.
In Los Angeles, Grammy award-winning singer Mariah Carey and award-winning music producer and AHF Partner DJ Khaled will perform at a free concert event hosted by Mario Lopez and actress Laverne Cox on November 30th at the Shrine Auditorium, located at 665 W. Jefferson Blvd. AHF Partner Debbie Allen and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy will also perform during the event. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.
During the event, AHF will recognize the 5th anniversary of Impulse Group United, its international advocacy and empowerment group dedicated to promoting healthier sexual lifestyles among young gay men in 20 cities around the world. The founder of Impulse Group United, Jose Ramos, and members of the group will receive The Chris Brownlie Community Champion Award named in honor of gay political activist and AHF co-founder Chris Brownlie. AHF will also present its Lifetime Achievement Award to a recipient to honor his/her contributions to the global fight against HIV/AIDS.
In Miami, Grammy-nominated artist and actress Sheila E. will join Latin Grammy Award-winning reggaeton artist Yandel and singer-songwriter Becky G on December 1st for a free concert at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, located at 301 Biscayne Blvd. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Visit AHFWAD.org for tickets and more information on the concert events AHF will host in Los Angeles, Miami, Haiti and Mexico City.