National Aids Memorial Home 25 Years Anniversary
Programs and Events
Watch: The Heart of the National AIDS Memorial

The Circle of Friends is the heart of the National AIDS Memorial. It is critical that we never forget the tragic stories of discrimination, or the courageous stories of countless individuals who fought against it. As the National AIDS Memorial, this is not only our legacy—it is our responsibility.

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Circle of Friends
Watch: A Message of Hope to Future Generations

For the past quarter of a century, the Grove has sought to be a place of not only remembrance and healing, but also of hope. Our community’s response to AIDS has been nothing short of heroic. We created hope where there was only hopelessness.

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Stories from the Heart

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of its groundbreaking, the National AIDS Memorial Grove has launched Stories from the Heart, a project that aims to capture and curate the vast and diverse voices of the AIDS epidemic. This project is one enactment of the Memorial’s mission to provide, in perpetuity, a place of remembrance so that the lives of people who died from AIDS are not forgotten and the story is known by future generations.

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Stories from the Heart of the Grove
In Memory of Community Leader Corey Dubin: His Actions Equaled Life
Corey Dubin - collage

Corey felt that Committee of Ten Thousand must always be able to maintain its role as an objective advocate for the Hemophilia community. One important task was to hold government institutions and pharmaceutical companies who manufactured factor accountable. Another important facet was to educate people with Hemophilia and their families to have “Informed Consent” in their medical care.

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2016 Scholarship Recipients

In 2016, the National AIDS Memorial, through its Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program, awarded a $5,000 scholarship to each of the following ten individuals in order to pursue their educational goals and remain committed to public service and leadership in the fight against HIV/AIDS: Tsion Afman was born in Ethiopia; after her parents died she […]

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Surviving Voices

The National AIDS Memorial and the HIV Story Project launched a multi-year oral history project in 2015 titled ‘Joining Forces — Surviving Voices’. The purpose of this collaboration was to ensure that stories and lessons of the AIDS epidemic are captured, curated, and retained for future generations. Although steeped in tragedy and prejudice, the story […]

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