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I'm Fine - a play
Street theater company will be performing a play written and performed by Teen actors. I'm Fine is a play based around the the impact and struggles of attempting suicide. The essence of the play is suicide prevention. During the holiday season many stresses can arise in our daily life the play exhibits the roles and responsibilities many people face in their community. I'm Fine is a production that is fitting for those of any age. You are sure to connect with the characters and be moved by their performance. The play is around 1 hour long and a Q&A will be directly after. The admission is free.
Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health
The Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health works to promote excellent patient care, education, research, and advocacy for LGBTI communities.
Driving To Zero: Aligning In Response to HIV in the South
Please join your community for a time of reflection, unity, health information and the observance of World AIDS Day on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 9:00 am. The commemoration is free and open to all and will be held in Wightman Chapel on the campus of Scarritt Bennett Center at 1104 19th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, 37212. Complimentary continental breakfast will be provided followed by the community commemoration from 9:30am – 10:30am. The gathering will include a personal reflection on the plight of African American Transgender women in the south from national activist and founder of the Tennessee Transgender Journey Project, LaSaia Wade, who will also serve as event host. Keynote speaker, Mr. Stephaun E. Wallace, Senior Community Engagement Project Manager for the HIV Vaccine Trials Network located at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington, will address the gathering with a unique perspective on the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the role of community collaboration in reaching the goal of ZERO new HIV/AIDS infections in our community by 2020. Wallace will also address the importance of biomedical prevention modalities and the crucial role black community and local health organizations must play in the research and development of these modalities, if they are to be efficacious in the most affected communities. Mr. Wallace is a public health/social justice leader with more than twenty years of grassroots social justice/advocacy experience with LGBTQI/MSM communities, and a proven commitment to the illumination and eradication of HIV/AIDS and other health disparities via policy, research, education and advocacy. He has completed undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice, Masters of Science degrees in Management and Organizational Leadership, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health with an Epidemiology specialization. The event will also include a preview of the original theatrical production, "You Shall LHiV 2 ZERO," written and performed by T.K. Hampton and supporting cast comprised of local HIV/AIDS advocates, educators and service providers. Among the community organizations collaborating to present “Driving to Zero” are Nashville’s Metro Human Relations Commission, Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee, Scarritt Bennett Center, Streetworks, Tennessee Transgender Journey Project and Vanderbilt HIV Vaccine Program.