Friday, July 30, 2010

Join GAWD for a town hall & dinner

Are you an immigrant who has seen people denied access to medicine in your home country?

Do you think the US could do more to address health issues of people in poor countries?

Then join Philadelphia Global AIDS Watchdogs (GAWD), in collaboration with AFRICOM, for a


Come share your stories of accessing health care in your country. Learn about what the US has done to address global health crises, such as AIDS, TB, and malaria, and how the US could do more to provide treatment and medical care to millions around the world.

Thursday, September 2nd, 5:30-7:30pm
Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Ave

Dinner will be at 5:30, and the town hall will begin promptly at 6, with a presentation on the current state of US global health policies. This will be followed by an opportunity for participants to share their own stories of accessing healthcare in developing countries.

RSVPs encouraged, but not required. Dinner will be served, and tokens will be provided for those who need them. Recent immigrants are especially encouraged to attend.

More information or to RSVP - or 215-821-7231

Philly GAWD is an AIDS and global health activist group that is working to pressure the US government to fund global health programs, such as those addressing AIDS, TB and malaria. We do this through education, organizing and direct action, in Philadelphia and in concert with activists across the US.

The Coalition of African Communities - Philadelphia (AFRICOM) is an umbrella organization that brings together various African, American and Caribbean community organizations and individuals, who seek to improve the welfare of its community members.

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