HIV/AIDS is still present in our communities - more than ever before, HIV/AIDS knows no boundaries. By working collaboratively, we improve the quality of life for people with HIV/AIDS in our communities.
Five of Seattle's most prominent community non-profits partner to bring you Stronger Together. Rosehedge/Multifaith Works, Gay City Health Project, Seattle Counseling Service, Inspire Youth Project and Lifelong AIDS Alliance work to provide crucial HIV prevention, education, support and care in the Seattle area.
We hope you can be a part of this important event!
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Washington State Convention and Trade Center
800 Convention Place Seattle, WA 98101
The breakfast is complimentary, however this is a fundraiser and donations are encouraged.
Peggy Platt is a Seattle native and has been performing since she was 16, first at the Bathhouse Theatre. At 21 she began a career as a stand-up comic. In 1985 she won the prestigious Seattle International Stand-up Comedy Competition, the only woman to have won to date. As a comic, she's been the opening act for the likes of Cyndi Lauper, Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Kathy Griffin and Puppetry of the Penis, and has been voted "Seattle’s Best Comic" by Seattle Weekly’s "Best of Seattle" poll nine times.
As an actress, Peg has graced the stages of ACT, Empty Space, SCT, TAG, Alice B. Theatre and was a six-year company member of Seattle TheatreSports. Her one-woman show, Fat Girl Follies, was called "one of the 10 best theater experiences of 2001" and she was hailed as "some kind of genius."
Joanne Stekler, MD, MPH
Dr. Joanne Stekler, MD, MPH is working to expand routine HIV antibody testing and access to pooled HIV nucleic acid amplification testing to diagnose acute HIV infection. She leads several studies investigating novel methods to diagnose acute and early HIV infection; comparisons of rapid HIV tests; and home, self-testing for HIV infection. Her other interests in HIV prevention include use of technology for education and research recruitment, and she is local Investigator of Record for the NEXT-PrEP Study. Dr. Stekler also works at the University of Washington Primary Infection Clinic within the clinical core of the Seattle Primary Infection Program (SeaPIP), a collaboration of local and national virologists, immunologists, and clinicians. Since 1992, the Primary Infection Clinic has enrolled and followed over 300 persons with acute and early HIV infection. Dr. Stekler's interests include interdisciplinary research to understand factors associated with HIV transmission, consequences of transmitted drug resistance, viral dynamics following HIV acquisition, and clinical outcomes of antiretroviral therapy during primary HIV infection.
There will be a flat $7 pre-pay rate for parking at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center during the breakfast. For directions to the Washington State Convention and Trade Center parking garage, please go to for interactive directions to the general parking lot.
- Assorted Breakfast Bakery
- Seasonal Sliced Fruit
- Yogurt parfait
- Platter with Quiche made with locally made goat cheese and caramelize onions
American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters will be available at the 2013 World AIDS Day Breakfast.
If you are unable to attend the event and interested in making a donation to our collaborating organizations click here. For more information on the collaborating organizations, please click on their link below.