National Aids Memorial Home 25 Years Anniversary

Programs and Events

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship

Pedro Zamora

Dedicated to the continuing legacy of AIDS educator and activist Pedro Zamora, the Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship Program (Scholarship) seeks to support the academic efforts of emerging young leaders who share Pedro’s passionate commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

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Watch: The Heart of the National AIDS Memorial

Circle of Friends

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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Stories from the Heart

Stories from the Heart of the Grove

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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National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is a national mobilization effort designed to encourage Natives (American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians) across the United States and Territorial Areas to get educated, get tested, get involved in prevention and get treated for HIV and AIDS.

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Looking to the Next 25 Years

The New York Times

Steeped in tragedy and prejudice, the HIV/AIDS story is also one of inspiration and the relentless pursuit of justice, and one that provides a powerful prism through which new generations will confront their own social justice challenges. It is a story that needs to be told, and the time to tell it is now.

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Surviving Voices

Surviving Voices - Enduring Stories of Hope

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 of AIDS […]

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