In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), will partner with the Mount Olive Development Corporation in Fort Lauderdale to present the Keep The Promise (KTP) Concert & March to create greater awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS in Broward and Miami-Dade counties and will feature gospel artist Yolanda Adams, and Erica Campbell.
The Keep the Promise Concert & March is free and open to the public, but registration is required at usakeepthepromise.org. Space is limited for the concert and march participants will be given priority seating.
According to most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), African Americans account for 12% of the U.S. population, but account for 45% of new HIV cases across the United States. Florida ranks #1 in the nation of newly diagnosed HIV cases with Miami/Dade and Broward counties ranking top in the state of newly diagnosed HIV cases.