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World AIDS Day with the Greater Community AIDS Project of East Central Illinois

Event Type
Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, Greater Community AIDS Project of East Central Illinois
The Spurlock Museum of World Cultures
Dec 1, 2023   6:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Spurlock Museum - Event

World AIDS Day, observed annually on December 1st, is an opportunity for people around the world to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS, support those affected, and honor those we have lost.

Our event begins with a candlelight vigil and song dedication, then transitions to guest speakers, and ends with entertainment from invited individuals/groups.

Throughout the event, community members are able to view historic AIDS memorial quilts, browse educational materials, and enjoy light snacks and refreshments.

To participate as a sponsor or community partner, please email

Candlelight Vigil 

Georgia King, GCAP Board President

6:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Musical Performance 

Chris Jacobson-Chism

6:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Invited Speakers

Jerry Carden, Founding Member of GCAP

Kendall Johnson, HIV Advocate

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Dance Performance

Dance/Drill Team

7:00 pm -7:15 pm

Drag Performance

Peach of the Midwest Carrington

7:30 pm -7:45 pm

Closing Remarks

Darya Shahgheibi, GCAP Executive Director

7:50 pm - 8:00 pm"

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