“Make It Better/World Aids Day” at UH Hilo

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Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo hosts its third annual “Make It Better Day” and “World Aids Day” on Friday, November 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Campus Center 301. The events are free and open to the public.

The goal of “Make It Better Day” is to increase knowledge about bullying and suicide in our society, which is especially problematic among those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bi-sexual, Intersexed and Questioning or Queer (LGTBIQ). Participants will have the opportunity to show their support, learn about state laws, religious views, suicide prevention and hear from panelists who will share stories about their lives.

“World Aids Day” will be celebrated and acknowledged at “Make It Better Day” with free HIV/Aids testing by HIHAF, makeovers by MAC,T-shirts for sale by Pride Hilo and much more.

The events are sponsored by the UH Hilo Women's Center, Student Activities Council, Campus & Community Service, Lava Shoots and University Radio Hilo. For more information, call 974-7306 or email uhhwomen@hawaii.edu.

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