December 6, 2014 African American AIDS Task Force (AAATF) will be hosting a fundraising event to celebrate its 20th Anniversary!  We invite you to join us and share in the festivities featuring entertainment, an award ceremony, and post-show reception.

The event will be emceed by T. Mychael Rambo, one of AAATF's founding members and a celebrated actor, vocalist, speaker and educator.  

October 31, 2014                                                                                           

Greetings from the African American AIDS Task Force!                 

African American AIDS Task Force (AAATF) was founded by community members in order to address the disproportionate impact of HIV and AIDS on African American people living in Minnesota.  The mission of AAATF is to provide culturally specific HIV prevention, Education and Services to people of African descent who are living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS. 

Prevention Programs; WILLOW (women involved in life learning with other women), Early Intervention Services, Outreach, AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), HIV testing & Counseling, and Prevention Education. Direct Service; are provided to hundreds of individuals living with HIV and AIDS; Medical Case Management, Medication Adherence, Transportation, Culturally Appropriate Support Groups, and Resource and Referral Services.

In celebration of 20 years of “HARAMBEE” the AAATF will be working together with some of the Twin Cities finest artists: Debbie Duncan, Ray Covington, Tonia Hughes, Cameron Wright and cast members from the Park Square Theater musical “The Color Purple:” Aimee K. Bryant, Jamecia Bennett, Thomasina Petrus, Marie Graham, Regina Marie Williams and... many others!

Where – Intermedia Arts Minnesota, 2822 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
When – Saturday, December 6, 2014
Time – House Opens at 7:30 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. Show Time: 8:00 – 9:30P.M.

Tickets are on sale now for $75 each through our website or you may contact Gwendolyn Velez, at:(612) 825-1137. To pay by check, please make checks payable to: African American AIDS Task Force, 2400 Park Ave. South (Center for Changing Lives), Minneapolis, MN 55404.

All proceeds from ticket sales will help support AAATF programs and service activities!  We look forward to seeing you there!



Roderic Southall,
African American AIDS Task Force

20th Anniversary Committee Chair