September 6, 2012 - Denver, CO - The National Native American AIDS Prevention Center (NNAAPC) is pleased to announce that Sharon Day (Ojibwe) is the 2012 recipient of the Honoring the Red Ribbon Award.
Ms. Day is one of the founders of the Indigenous Peoples Task Force (IPTF) in Minneapolis, MN and has served as its Executive Director since 1990. Under her tenure, the Task Force has implemented numerous programs for women, youth, and families, including constructing a 14 unit housing program for people living with HIV. She has served on the Ryan White Planning Council and the Prevention Planning Council in Minnesota, and on the Positive Women's Board of Directors for 4 years. Most recently, she received an award from the National Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Task Force in 2010 for her work with people living with HIV. The Governor of Minnesota and the Mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul named November 10, 1998 as "Sharon M. Day" Day.
READ MOR: Honoring the Red Ribbon - Day Press Release 9-6-2012.pdf (94.47 kb)