AIDS Walk Los Angeles California’s largest AIDS fundraising event Moves from West Hollywood Park to Grand Park Downtown LA

On April 29, 2016, AIDS Walks Los Angeles announce there moving from West Hollywood, CA Park to Grand Park in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. AIDS Walk Los Angeles is California’s largest AIDS fundraising event and the world’s first walk to fight an epidemic. The 2016 event will be held on Sunday, October 23 in their new location, Grand Park at 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Grand Park is a 12 acres park located in the civic center of Los Angeles, California. It is part of the larger Grand…




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25,000 Walkers Gather And Raise nearly $2.3 Million at 30th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2014

Paula Abdul, Mayor Garcetti, Lea thompson, and Other Special Guests Address Massive Crowd at California’s Largest AIDS Fundraising Event   Los Angeles, CA (October 12, 2014) – Today’s 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles (AWLA) drew an impressive crowd of more than 25,000 participants who filled the streets of West Hollywood and Los Angeles in support of people living with HIV/AIDS.  The Opening Ceremony inspired and delighted the crowd gathered in and around West Hollywood Park, and featured a strong contingent of celebrity supporters, musical artists, elected officials, and AIDS…




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Major professional sports leagues, global entertainment organizations to participate in Spirit Day in stand against bullying, 10/17

Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), National Basketball Association (NBA) & Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), National Football League (NFL), National Hockey League (NHL), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth Openly LGBT athletes Kye Allums, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, and WWE Superstar Darren Young among 2013 Spirit Day Ambassadors New York, NY, October 15, 2013 – Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), National Basketball Association (NBA) & Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), National Football…




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25,000 Walkers including Celebrities and Politicians Gather And Raise $2.5 Million at 29th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2013

Wayne Brady, Drew Carey, Pauley Perrette, Richard Simmons, and Other Special Guests Address Massive Crowd at California’s Largest AIDS Fundraising Event. Los Angeles, CA (October 13, 2013) – Today’s 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles (AWLA) drew an impressive crowd of more than 25,000 participants who filled the streets of West Hollywood and Los Angeles in support of people living with HIV/AIDS.  Celebrity supporters, elected officials, and notable AIDS activists addressed the crowd assembled in and around West Hollywood Park before the walkers set out on the 10K route. The event…




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Anne Sweeney from Disney/ABC Television Group honored at 2013 HRC Los Angeles Gala Dinner hosted by Tom Bergeron

City of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa makes his last appearance at 2013 HRC LA Gala. Make Equality Count and Prop. 8 and DOMA was one of the main topic discussed at the 2013 Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Gala Dinner event. On Saturday, March 23, 2013 The Human Rights Campaign held their number one fundraising event The 2013 Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Gala Dinner at the JW Marriott L.A. Live Hotel 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Honoree Anne Sweeney is co-chair,…




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28th Annual AIDS Walk LA 2012 raises $2,912,209 for AIDS Project LA and 29 other L.A. County AIDS Organizations

On a hot and sunny day and on October 14, 2012 over 30,000 participates came out to raise funds for APLA (AIDS Project Los Angeles). The first fundraiser walk was in 1985, and every year thousands of people collect donations to support APLA and 29 other L.A. County AIDS Organizations. All the efforts paid off this year, AIDS Walk LA raised for APLA $2,912,209 to fight HIV/AIDS. The event was held at the West Hollywood Park located 647 N San Vicente Blvd in West Hollywood, CA 90069 from 9:00 am to…




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AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2012 Event Guide and Day-of-Event Information

Check out the AIDS Walk Los Angeles Event Guide Click below for Day of Event details as well as articles highlighting dedicated AIDS Walk supporters! Click here to view this PDF in a Google Doc and download it.   Or go go: http://issuu.com/aidswalkla/docs/laguide Day-of-Event Information (Click on pictures to view regular size). Date: Sunday, October 14, 2012 Time:  8:30 a.m. Sign-In 9:15 a.m. Opening Ceremony Begins 10 a.m. AIDS Walk Los Angeles  Begins Location: AIDS Walk Los Angeles will start and end in West Hollywood. Enter at Melrose Avenue and San Vicente Avenue. 647 N San Vicente…




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Dr. Jose P. Rizal statue unveiled in Carson, CA at Dr. Jose P. Rizal Monument Movement and Appreciation Gala Night

Notes from a Diary of a Round Brown Girl: Special Guest Writer Actress Thushari Jayasekera. I go to a variety of events around town and this weekend I was invited to attend a formal appreciation Gala event. On Saturday September 29th, 2012 I walked into the elegant lobby of the LAX Westin located 5400 W. Century Blvd., L.A., CA 90045. Organizers were underway with guest check-in for the inauguration of the Dr. Jose Rizal Monument Gala Appreciation Dinner. Just that morning, the unveiling of the monument had taken place at 9:00am in the Carson International Sculpture Garden…




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Millions Of Americans To Wear Purple On Spirit Day In A Stand Against Bullying On October 19, 2012

Perez Hilton, Avan Jogia, Shay Mitchell, Shaquille O’Neal, George Takei, Wendy Williams join LGBT advocates Jordan Addison, Shane Bitney Crone, Brittany McMillan, Tiq Milan, Janet Mock, Jennifer Tyrrell and Zach Wahls in a national call to action. AMC Entertainment, AT&T, CNBC, Caesars Foundation, Carat, Citi, Delta Air Lines, Draftfcb, Facebook, Hewlett-Packard Company, The McGraw-Hill Companies, National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), Omnicom Group, Publicis Kaplan Thaler, Publicis Groupe, Toyota Financial Services, Warner Bros., and Yahoo! to ‘go purple’ on 10/19. NEW YORK, NY – Wednesday, September 19, 2012 , Celebrity blogger…




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