WINDY CITY TIMES
||AIDS: Red Ribbon event held
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Elected officials and activists joined together for an event hosted by Tumia Romero for the Illinois "Quality of life, Red Ribbon Cash" lottery.
Pictured: The Chief Senate bill sponsor of Illinois's "Quality of life, Red Ribbon Cash" lottery Senator Jackie Collins; Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, a supporter of "Quality of life, Red Ribbon Cash" legislation; "Red Ribbon Cash" legislative co-organizing supporter and community activist Michael O'Connor; host Tumia Romero, Congressional staffer for U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis; and Ben Montgomery "Quality of life Red Ribbon Cash" legislative co-organizing supporter and community activist, also retired congressional staffer for Congressman Danny K. Davis.
Red Ribbon Cash lottery has $1.4 million for HIV/AIDS prevention and care. This year the lottery will fund 14 community-based organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention and care.
This story is part of the Local Reporting Initiative, supported in part by The Chicago Community Trust.
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