The Chicago Department of Public Health will be hosting the City’s first Google+ Hangout on December 1, 2011 in commemoration of World AIDS Day 2011. The G+ Hangout will be steamed live on the Mayor’s Livestream page. The conversation will also be open to the public via Twitter. Individuals wishing to participate in the conversation on Twitter may do so by using #ChiWAD11
Google+ Hangout Participants: Commissioner Bechara Choucair, Chicago Department of Public Health; Tracy Baim, editor and co-founder of Windy City Times; David Munar CEO of Aids Foundation of Chicago; Rae Lewis Thornton, Activist and Motivational Speaker. The Twitter conversation will be moderated by Jose M. Muñoz, Deputy Commissioner for the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Date: December 1, 2011
Time: 4:30 pm – 4:45pm.
World Aids Day is a worldwide commemoration dedicated to educating and motivating people around the world about HIV and AIDS. This year marks the 30th year that HIV is part of our lives. Currently there are about 21,000 Chicagoans living with HIV and many of them are unaware of their status. The goal of this G+ Hangout is to engage Chicagoans in a dialog about the importance of stopping the spread of HIV.