On May 4th, the highlights of the evening are the live auction and the two ACAS award presentations:
Patrick Truong Award and CelebrAsian Emerging Activist Award.
The Patrick Truoung Award is named after our late Support Program staff, AIDS activist, and a community member. The award will be granted to a person living with HIV/AIDS in Canada who is from East and Southeast Asian cultural heritage, and has demonstrated significant contributions in the areas of HIV/AIDS, human rights and/or social justice issues locally, in Canada or internationally. This year,
This year’s recipient: Bosco Chun Kit Yan
CelebrAsian Emerging Activist Award
The CelebrAsian Emerging Activist Award is for a person or a group that has demonstrated commitment and ability in community development and advocacy activities related to HIV/AIDS, human rights, LGBT, and/or social justice.
This year’s recipient: Julia Lo
There will be four hundred guests delighting in a ten course Chinese banquet with entertainment by local musical and dance performers. We will also host live and silent auctions where guests will have an opportunity to bring home something special. Proceeds from fundraising would go to ACAS PHA funds and social and health activities organized for our clients and their families.
For more information, contact Trisha – officeadmin [at] acas.org or call 416-963-4300 x 232.
Some people you might know in attendance: MP Olivia Chow (Auctioneer), MP Craig Scott, City Councillor Kristyn Wong Tam, City Councillor Michael De Grande.