For Wayne, my brother

For Wayne, my brother

I’m happy to see a cause for those who lost loved ones to AIDS or are still battling. When my brother Wayne Parker died in January 1994, I was only 11 and felt so ashamed. How could my great, beautiful, happy and successful brother pass away? Back then no one was...
Deadlines for Teams

Deadlines for Teams

Race to the FinishWe’re only 10 days away from AIDS Walk Los Angeles. You still have plenty of time to boost your fundraising numbers and help end the epidemic. Just think in increments! With $100 – that’s only $10 a day – you will help pay for a counseling session at...
Come to end the epidemic. Stay for the music.

Come to end the epidemic. Stay for the music.

Announcing This Year’s Post-Walk Entertainment: After our participants cross the finish line this year, we want to thank them for all their hard work and celebrate the progress we have made in the fight to end the epidemic. Though there is still more work to do, we’ll...
We’re here to help your team reach their goal

We’re here to help your team reach their goal

You’ve taken the first step in fighting the epidemic. Now let’s take some more together. We couldn’t help but notice that some people on your team haven’t raised any money yet. Fundraising can be hard. We know – we’ve been doing it for 35 years. Making that first ask...
A few steps Downtown can affect all of Los Angeles

A few steps Downtown can affect all of Los Angeles

PrEP and U=U: Acronyms That Can Save LivesNew medical tools and knowledge are changing the way we think about ending the HIV epidemic. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a once daily pill that helps a person who is HIV negative, stay HIV negative. Undetectable =...
National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Epidemic Affects EveryoneNational Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day recognizes the disproportionate impact of the epidemic on gay men. In Los Angeles County, more than 81 percent of those living with HIV are gay and bisexual men. And unfortunately, we see...