Programs, events by Positively Augusta to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) — December 1 is World AIDS Day and the good folks at Positively Augusta are working to end the stigma surrounding the virus.

The organization is having a number of awareness events and programs between now into December.

UWalk20 is taking place Saturday, December 12. It’s the organization’s yearly run/walk for World AIDS Day and HIV Awareness. This year it will be virtual.
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The Sandra E Wimberley Education is Prevention Scholarship is also underway. Richmond County High students will be able to do a virtual essay using Snapchat, Tik TOK, Instagram, Facebook, etc., to discuss the importance of why HIV/AIDS should be discussed in schools.

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November 28, Positively Augusta, along with Project Impact, will have a silent headphone virtual workout party.

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Executive Director Yanza Collins joined weekend Good Morning Augusta anchor Shawn Cabbagestalk to share more details about the various events.

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