All Photos by Marilyn Humphries
On Saturday December 1st, AIDS Action and Eastern Bank hosted a World AIDS Day event at the Prudential Center in Boston. Also attending was Jim Morgrage from Harbor to the Bay to present AIDS Action with their 2012 check.
In recognition of the day, the top of the Prudential building was lit in red to remember those who have passed and to continue to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.
A number of representatives from other agencies were on hand for the event. Left to right: John Gatto, Executive Director of JRI Health; Dr. Bruce Walker, Director of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard; Linda Mazak, HIV Services Coordinator for Victory Programs: Chris Dixon, Community Service Coordinator for the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition; Bob Rivers, President & Chief Operating Officer of Eastern Bank and Rebecca Haag, President & CEO of AIDS Action.
Justin Holmes from the City of Boston reads a proclamation from Mayor Menino for World AIDS Day.
Boston poet and AIDS advocate Phil Robinson shared words of comfort and issued a call to action.
Sister Rosetta Stone of the Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.