In March 2007, Turning the TIDE participated in the Fit For Eternity HIV/AIDS Expo with an estimated 30 agencies and organizations from across the region. The expo was held at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia At the event, Jonathan Ford, Turning the TIDE’s Executive Director, presented an HIV Ministry Workshop with over 100 pastors in attendance. As part of the full day of HIV education, prevention counseling and testing and informational workshops, over 800 individuals learned about their HIV status through the use of rapid testing technology. The expo culminated with the one-woman show, Sometimes I Cry, a thorough-provoking presentation examining the female’s struggle with HIV/AIDS, conveyed, written and performance by actress and AIDS activist Sheryl Lee Ralph.
March 1, 2007