World AIDS Day 2009 Demonstration

What: On World AIDS Day, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation will take a message of optimism to the streets by highlighting the progress already made against HIV/AIDS and the work that remains to fight the disease in the Bay Area and around the world.

When: Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where: This campaign will be held at three San Francisco locations. the United Nations Plaza next to the Civic Center BART station; the Castro Street Muni station and the 24th Street/Mission BART station.

Who: Dozens of San Francisco Foundation clients, staff and volunteers.

Visuals: Participants in the informational demonstration will hold visually compelling signs displaying messages about what is successful in preventing HIV/AIDS.

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Contact: Debra Holtz at 415-487-3071 (office) or 510-493-3531 (mobile).

Background: The San Francisco AIDS Foundation provides leadership to prevent new HIV infections. Linking community experience with science, the Foundation develops groundbreaking prevention programs and bold policy initiatives to promote health and create sustainable progress against HIV. Established in 1982, the Foundation refuses to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable.

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