Rock the Red at SXSW with The Red Pump Project and Blacks in Technology!
Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT)
The Red Pump Project and Blacks in Technology (BiT) invite you to join us as we Rock the Red on Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 8-10pm in the BiT House during SXSW. It's in commemoration of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), which will culminate Red Pump's 5th annual Rock the Red Pump® campaign!
Join us for a fantastic fashion mixer where we bring together social justice and fashion to Rock the RED BOLDLY, FASHIONABLY. And it'll be fun!
Ticket includes a gift bag, open bar and hors d'oevres. And entry into afterparty with DJ Jazzy Jeff and Anthony David.
100% of proceeds go The Red Pump Project, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls.
Live music featuring the soulful jazz stylings of Serafia. DJ Frances Jay will be spinning smoothed out neo-soul.
Additional support by TOOMBAS jeans.
About The Red Pump Project
The Red Pump Project is a national nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. We use the red shoe as a symbol of empowerment to represent the strength and courage of women infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. The incorporation of fashion into the message of HIV prevention is our contribution as we hope to show that Awareness is Always in Style!
About Blacks in Technology (BiT)
Blacks In Tech (BiT) is a coalition of targeted technology organizations and industry thought leaders. The primary objective is to to highlight the impact the African diaspora has in shaping innovation and growing technology-related industries, products and services. They exist wherever creative disruption is taking place. BiT's marquee event takes place annually in Austin, Texas during SXSW Interactive Festival (deemed “the most important interactive in the world by CNET) where they reconnect and honor individual achievements in support of our collective advancement.
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The Red Pump Project
The Red Pump Project® is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. We empower, educate, and motivate action by boldly driving conversation online and offline around HIV prevention and issues related to sexual and reproductive health. We use the Red Pump as a symbol of empowerment to represent the strength and courage of women affected by HIV/AIDS.
Red Pump believes that if HIV affects one, it affects us all. We use a powerful symbol for a powerful cause. The incorporation of fashion into the message of HIV prevention is our contribution as we hope to show that Awareness is Always in Style!
To learn more, please visit The Red Pump website.