Community Invited to World AIDS Day Summit

The Willamette University chapter of the Student Global AIDS Campaign will host a two-day summit Nov. 29-30 on campus in honor of World AIDS Day.

Community members of any age are invited to attend the events, which begin with a free educational panel about the AIDS pandemic at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Hatfield Room of the Hatfield Library. Events on Nov. 30 include a rally at noon in Jackson Plaza, and a dance-a-thon from 8 p.m. to midnight in Sparks Athletic Center to raise money for Partners in Health, a global health organization with a proven track record of preventing the spread of HIV and delivering life-saving health care to those in need.

This is the second year Willamette's Student Global AIDS Campaign has hosted a summit for World AIDS Day, which is Dec. 1. SGAC is a national grassroots movement, the largest student network committed to ending the HIV and AIDS crisis worldwide.

All events are free, although those wishing to participate in the dance-a-thon are asked to register their fundraising efforts at For more information, call (503) 370-6593.