Singers, Rappers, Dancers Part of HIV/AIDS Outreach Effort

Sep 10, 2014

  ACR Health’s second annual Red Carpet Extravaganza will have song, dance and drag performances, while also educating the community about HIV and AIDS.  Intervention specialist Daniel Reed says statistics show which people are more likely to contract the disease. 

In 2010, young gay bisexual men accounted for 72 percent of the new HIV infections among all persons aged 13 to 24…even though they represent just two percent of the U.S. population.  Reed says the statistics should inspire the community to get involved in finding solutions. 

ACR Health’s Red Carpet Extravaganza will be held Thursday night from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Landmark theater. Reed says last year’s event attracted 200 people, and he hopes this year draws an even larger crowd.