Baton Rouge’s observance of the Annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial will be held Sunday, May 17, 2015. The event is free and open to the public! Bring your chairs or blankets and join us for a park bench dedication, music, speakers and refreshments.
Participating organizations include HAART, Family Services of Greater Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Ryan White Program, and Volunteers of America.
This globally-recognized memorial is among the world’s oldest HIV/AIDS remembrance, awareness and community action events. The Candlelight Memorial supports individuals living with HIV/AIDS by reducing negative stigma, promoting testing and prevention, and continuing the fight against this disease.