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We’re thrilled to welcome you to join us at our annual, and first ever virtual, Research in Action Awards on Thursday, November 19, 2020. At this time of great turmoil and when activism to end infectious disease is more vital than ever, it’s so important to gather virtually to celebrate life, commemorate those we’ve lost, and recognize champions of progress and justice.

HONORING

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.

Sharon Stone

Wakefield

HOSTED BY
Ann Northrop

PERFORMANCE BY
Rachel York

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
Moderated by Jon LaPook and featuring Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, Dr. Trip Gulick, and Annette Gaudino

Please check back for announcements of additional special guests

DATE
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Virtual reception to begin at 7:45pm ET,
Program to begin at 8pm ET

RSVP
All are welcome to join us for this event. Please register here and, if you’re able, donate to support TAG’s life-saving work.

RIAA SPONSORS
Marta Heflin Foundation
Otsuka Novel Products GmbH
Red Hot
Learn more here about how to be a corporate or organizational sponsor for Research the 2020 in Action Awards.

LIMITED ART EDITION AND VINYL RELEASE
This year’s TAG Limited Art Edition, generously donated by Red Hot, is a special 30th anniversary vinyl album re-issue of the 1990 Cole Porter tribute and AIDS fundraising double LP Red Hot + Blue including a signed Giclée print by renowned artist and HIV activist  Keith Mayerson housed in a tote bag with an image by the acclaimed artist and AIDS activist David Wojnarowicz. Additional support for the 2020 Limited Art Edition is generously provided by the Marta Heflin Foundation. The edition is available as a gift to the first 100 donors of $250 or above – your contribution will still remain fully tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Images of the limited edition print, album cover, and tote bag will be coming soon!

RIAA DONORS
LEADER
Richard Lynn & Joseph Evall

CHAMPION
Robert Monteleone – in honor of Barbara Hughes

ENGINEER
Eddie Pelto – in memory of Daniel A. Volpe, Jr.

SCIENTIST
Steven & Denise Chickery
Ivy Kwan Arce – in honor of Sally C. Cooper, Bryn Gay, Annette Gaudino, Richard Jefferys
Joseph McConnell & Erik Haagensen
Laura Morrison
Daniel Ptacek

ACTIVIST
Jim Aquino – in memory of Egidio John Aquino
Lynda M. Dee / AIDS Action Baltimore – in memory of Garey Lambert
Mark Harrington – in memory of Suzanne Gay, Elizabeth Owens, Dr. Li Wenliang, the Hon. Elijah Cummings, the Hon. John Lewis, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Jay Leitz
Saurav Madoori – in honor of TAG staff that are fighting for my future
Dr. Carole D. Mitnick – in honor of Leonard Mitnick
Jane Silver
John B. Steever, MD
Mitchell Warren / AVAC

RESEARCHER
Margaret Johnston
Jamie Saakvitne & Daniel Chow – in honor of Barbara Hughes

ADVOCATE
Stacey Hannah – in honor of Wakefield

FRIEND
Sarah Alexander – in honor of Wakefield
Bobby Schneiderman

IN MEMORIAM
TAG commemorates the many heroes, leaders, partners, family members, friends, and loved ones we lost this year. Rest in Peace. Rest in Power.

 

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