‘Today’ Partners with The Atlantic for Digital Town Hall on AIDS Activism

By Karen Fratti 

atlanticaidsThe Atlantic LIVE,  MAC AIDS Fund, and the “Today” show have partnered to host a live, digital town hall on millennials and AIDS and HIV activism on Friday.

The event is focused on “Rebels With a Cause,” or millennials who post videos, start crowd funding campaigns, and hashtags for important causes. The town hall will be live-streamed from The New Museum in New York City, but you can access it here. You can also just tune into the “Today” show to see clips of the event. Panel speakers include:

  • Peter Beinart, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
  • Shareeza Bhola, Communications Manager, Change.org
  • Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
  • Jenna Bush Hager, Special Correspondent, NBC News’ “Today”
  • Vanessa Kerry, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Seed Global Health
  • Mario Peregrino, Ambassador, SpeakOutHIV
  • Maliek Powell, Ambassador, SpeakOutHIV
  • Paige Rawls, Author and HIV/AIDS Activist, Positive: A Memoir
  • Zoe Ridolfi-Starr, Student and Founder, No More Red Tape Columbia University
  • Michel Sidibe, Executive Director, UNAIDS
  • Patrick Sullivan, Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University

The event is also taking place on social media under the hashtag #RebelWithCause.