World AIDS Day commemorated in Wisconsin


Today is World AIDS Day. For the first time in nearly 30 years, various communities of faith, LGBT+ allied community organizations are joining together as one to fight against HIV. Wisconsin is home to the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW), one of the largest, and fastest growing HIV health care systems in the country. The ARCW is nationally-renowned for their response to AIDS and preventative care.

The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin is commemorating World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day, held on December 1 each year as an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for those living with HIV/AIDS and to remember the lives lost to AIDS.

Beginning at 6pm, Holy Rosary Church at 2011 N. Oakland Ave., in Milwaukee is hosting a pre-service reception, followed by a community-wide interfaith service at 7:30pm. The event is free and open to the public.

ARCW is offering free HIV/AIDS testing during the pre-service reception.

The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin is a national leader at the forefront of HIV prevention, care and treatment and is dedicated to providing comprehensive health services to all people with HIV, and to create a Wisconsin and world without AIDS.