WORLD’s 25th Anniversary Gallery & Recap

WORLD’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Thanks so much to everyone that made this event possible! It was a beautiful evening and a sold-out event; We could not have done it without you all.


Nena Bridges – “Rise Above HIV” Volunteer Award

Jesse Brooks – “Rise Above HIV” Busting Stigma Award

Kathryn Ruiz – “Rise Above HIV” Unsung Hero Award

Dr. Kathleen Clanon – “Rise Above HIV” Innovator Award

Jane Maxwell – “Rise Above HIV” Volunteer Award

Positive Women’s Network (PWN-USA) – “Rise Above HIV” Grassroots Advocacy Award

Kaiser Permanente – “Rise Above HIV” Honored Institution Award

Thank You To Our Event Sponsors: 

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Levi Strauss Foundation

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Kaiser Permanente East Bay

ViiV Healthcare

Horizons Foundation

Supervisor Keith Carson

Jamienne Studley and Gary Smith

Cardea Services

Bristol-Myers Squibb


And Thanks To Our Vendors and Entertainment

La Catrina Taqueria

Gorgeous Gorilla

Cupcakes by Richard Johnson

Cake by Denise Keys

Event Magic

Cookies by Theresa Wong

Drumming by Debbie Fier & Mar Stevens

Love Notes Project by Karishma Oza & Shannon Weber

Performance by Ledisi 

Spoken Word by Roxanne Hanna-Ware

Performance by Goapele

Video by Raheem DeVaughn

DJ Christie James

Wine Donated by Deborah Royal

This event would not be possible without the support of the AHF Marketing Team!