Thursday, October 2, 2008
For Immediate Release
Contact: Edward Headington
Los Angeles, CA. The Wall Las Memorias Project will convene a “call to action” press conference tomorrow morning to announce its upcoming conference, discuss HIV increases in the Latino community and call for more faith leaders to play a role. Several speakers have confirmed their attendance, including Fathers Will Wauters and Richard Estrada. Below are the details.
WHO: Supporters and Staff of the Wall Las Memorias Project; HIV advocates; Faith Leaders; Public Health workers; and others
SPEAKERS: Richard Zaldivar, Founder and President of The Wall Las Memorias Project; Father Will Wauters with the Epiphany Episcopal Church; Father Richard Estrada with Our Lady Queen of Angels—La Placita; and more
WHAT: “Call to Action” Press Conference to Announce Upcoming Wall Las Memorias Project Conference, Discuss HIV in the Latino community and Call for Faith Leaders to Play a Larger Role
WHEN: Friday, October 3, 2008; 10 a.m.
WHERE: La Placita Church at Olvera Street @ 535 N. Main Street, Los Angeles; 213.629.3101. There is limited street parking but ample paid parking in nearby lots.
WHY: HIV is on the rise in the Latino community; the faith community can play a critical role; media and others hear from both experts and faith leaders
FYI: Please confirm your attendance and/or coverage with Edward Headington at Edward@HeadingtonMedia.com or by calling the number above. Links and reports on HIV/AIDS numbers available upon request.
The Wall Las Memorias Project has built support for its AIDS monument through innovative prevention programs, leadership training and grassroots community organizing. With strong community support for the project, local elected officials helped secure state and local public funding for the AIDS monument, making it the first publicly funded AIDS monument in the nation. The Wall Las Memorias Project continues to be at the forefront of the battle to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. The AIDS monument will bring awareness and remind us that the need for education remains vital to our community. For more information, go to www.TheWallLasMemorias.org/ or call (323) 257-1056.
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