If you’re a long-term survivor of HIV/AIDS, come share your experience and discover new ways of looking to the future. The Reunion Project is a free daylong meeting for long-term survivors living with HIV/AIDS. Join other long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS to discuss how to live long, healthy lives and THRIVE. Help build a strong community of those of us who are committed to our individual and collective health and wellness. Sponsored by Philadelphia FIGHT, Action Wellness, The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium, William Way Community Center, LGBT Elder Initiative, Positive Women's Network,... More
On Saturday, June 3, Mazzoni Center’s The Real Impact Project (aka TRIP) is thrilled to welcome Big Freedia , aka the Queen of Bounce, for a night of music, dancing and community building at the University of the Arts in Center City Philadelphia. TRIP is a social initiative designed to raise awareness regarding sexual health amongst the African-American... More
As of 8/11/2017 tables are SOLD OUT. C ontact Mazzoni Center's Events and Volunteer Manager Michael Kelly via email or by phone at 215-563-0652 x 218 to see about the wait list for tabling. Vending rates are based on a 3-day reservation for the duration of the conference. More
The deadline to submit your advertisement for the 2017 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference program book is Friday, July 7, 2017. Artwork should be at least 300 dpi as an eps, png, or pdf. Note: you may submit your artwork, if ready, as part of the checkout process. (If you plan to send ad files later, please email them to: [email protected] ) Feel free to contact us with any questions! More
It's official: Mazzoni Center’s annual celebration and fundraiser, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala , will take place Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Lubert Plaza, a beautiful outdoor space at the heart of Jefferson’s Center City campus between Locust and Walnut and 10th and 11th Streets. This year's event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., with a special VIP reception from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Elixir guests will enjoy live music and dancing, plus DJ, delicious food by top of the line Philadelphia restaurants... More
I’ve been in Philly for about two years, and as much as I have come to enjoy my time here my heart will forever be with my home state of Florida - especially with the city of Orlando where I was a faithful resident for five formative years. Orlando was where I completed my undergrad career, and also became the place where I truly found myself and fully explored a burgeoning queer identity which has become a huge part of all of the beautiful things that make me who I am today. Although I never had the pleasure of attending Pulse back then there were scores of other LGBTQ spaces in... More
Bill Paszek grew up in an era when HIV/AIDS was a deadly diagnosis and recalls the atmosphere of fear and anger he felt in the 1980s and 90s. “I was a teenager,” he says, “and it left a lasting impression on me.” Bill attended his first Mazzoni fundraiser six years ago, and began to learn about our history: that Mazzoni Center was the oldest HIV/AIDS organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the fourth oldest in the United States. “I was impressed and proud that Philadelphia was among the first cities to provide the LGBT community with health services... More
Mazzoni Center is proud to announce that its annual celebration and fundraiser, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala , will take place on Friday, May 20 from 6:00-11:00 P.M. at Lubert Plaza on the campus of Jefferson University in Center City Philadelphia, with a special VIP reception from 6:00-7:30 P.M. Since 1979 Mazzoni has been a vital resource for LGBTQ individuals and people living with HIV/AIDS in the region. It has evolved from a grassroots, all-volunteer... More
As you've probably heard, we're gearing up for Mazzoni’s annual fundraiser and celebration, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala , which will take place on Friday, May 20 at Jefferson University’s Lupert Plaza . Last year this event was attended by nearly 400 people and raised more than $120,000 dollars to support Mazzoni’s continuum of health and wellness services for the LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities in the Philadelphia region. This year's event will raise funds toward the purchase and... More
If you haven’t caught Spring Fever yet we wouldn’t blame you, given that it was snowing just a few days ago. But this Saturday night a pair of community advocates and artists are hoping you’ll join them for a lively and “illuminating” night they've dubbed Spring Fever at Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar (200 S. 12th Street), to get your dance on and help raise funds for Mazzoni Center... More