Thursday, january 12, 2017 7 p.m.
JAMMIN' FOR JEANNE
West Hollywood Library, 2nd floor
625 N. San Vincente
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Free admission, free parking
Words, Music & Performance honoring the memory and spirit of legendary author/activist Jeanne Córdova with special guest artists and performers Lynn Ballen, Phranc, Robin Podolsky, Claudia Rodriguez, Jane Ward, and Terry Wolverton followed by the unveiling of the West Hollywood Library LGBT Collection plaque with a new engraving honoring Jeanne Córdova.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 1:30 p.m.
THE ELEGY ENDURES: 30 Years of Community Witness to HIV/AIDS
Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Room 101,
Washington Convention Center, Level One, Washington, DC
On the 30th anniversary of the unveiling of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in Washington, D.C., a panel of activist writers and writing instructors—Irene Borger, Michael Broder, David Groff, Reginald Harris and Terry Wolverton—will reflect on the years when a disenfranchised LGBTQ community lifted their pens to incite a social revolution against the political and cultural indifference to AIDS. Who better to ask where do we go from here?