The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has announced that the executive director of the North Carolina AIDS Action Network (NCAAN), Lee Storrow, has been selected as one of 10 outstanding, young community-based leaders for a nine-month fellowship providing high-level training to elevate their work ending HIV in hard-hit U.S. communities through the HRC HIV 360º initiative.
Held yearly in Washington, D.C., AIDSWatch is a caucus of citizens living with or affected by HIV and is assembled to discuss with elected officials the issues impacting those with HIV/AIDS. With over 300 represented from 36 states, North Carolina had the third largest delegation in the country, with 23 members. It was held from Feb. 29-March 1.
Mayor Jennifer Roberts will be on hand to discuss the non-discrimination ordinance at a luncheon, drag benefit to support the LGBT Center of Raleigh will be held, storytelling time is slated for the younger set, a family day outdoors is being hosted by Triangle LGBT family groups, Christian group is seeking contributions, network expansion welcomes a new staffer, and a college mural has been showcased at a university.