Empowered to Thrive Workshop Dec 13th. RSVP TODAY

Empowered to Thrive Workshop Dec 13th. RSVP TODAY

Empowered to Thrive Workshops RSVP TODAY FOR TUES DEC. 13ths WORKSHOP Tell Let’s Kick ASS sent you Let’s Kick ASS – Portland is pleased to announce a series of empowering workshops for long-term survivors. Aptly titled “Empowered to Thrive,” each instructor-led workshop will offer valuable tools for thriving as a long-term survivor. By focusing on themes of gratitude practice, self-advocacy, goal-setting, and giving back, participants will gain knowledge that can be immediately applied within their own lives. Some of the tools we will learn include active listening, how to find or become a peer buddy, and recognizing ways in which…

Thank You Lani Jo and the Clinton Street Theater

Thank You Lani Jo and the Clinton Street Theater

THANK YOU CLINTON STREET THEATER FOR YOUR WORLD AIDS DAY SCREENING OF PHILADELPHIA We want to thank Lani Jo, owner of the Clinton Street Theater and her volunteers for their continued support of our community. The Clinton Street Theater regularly support various community groups by making space available for everyone to benefit from. Lani Jo and her awesome crew are truly Kick ASS. Thank you for you love and continued support to everyone. History A landmark of Portland cinema history, The Clinton Street Theater is one of the oldest operating movie houses in the United States.  Opening in 1915 as the…

World AIDS Day Screening Philadelphia

World AIDS Day Screening Philadelphia

Please join us to commemorate World AIDS Day with this screening of PHILADELPHIA. All net proceeds will support the work of Let’s Kick ASS PDX.   Clinton Street Theater Dec. 1st at 7pm Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) is a national grassroots movement of HIV/AIDS long-term survivors, both positive and negative, men and women, honoring the unique and profound experience of living through the AIDS epidemic. As an organization they are dedicated to reclaiming our lives, ending isolation, and building a meaningful future. Find out more about the Portland Chapter at http://letskickasspdx.org/. Check out Clinton Street Theaters Facebook Event page Roger…

LKA Thanksgiving Potluck

LKA Thanksgiving Potluck

Happy Thanksgiving. This is a reminder that we will be having our first annual Let’s Kick ASS Thanksgiving potluck. We want to thank The Quest Center for Integrated Health who has graciously donated their Kitchen for this gathering. Thank you if you have already RSVP’d. If you have not yet RSVP’d please do so on our meetup.com page and let us know what dish you will be bringing or you may also email your RSVP and dish to info@letskickasspdx.org Please let us know how many people you are RSVP’ing for. We will be having a Turkey, Stuffing (regular and vegetarian),…

Empowered to Thrive Workshops

Empowered to Thrive Workshops

Let’s Kick ASS – Portland is pleased to announce a series of empowering workshops for long-term survivors. Aptly titled “Empowered to Thrive,” each instructor-led workshop will offer valuable tools for thriving as a long-term survivor. By focusing on themes of gratitude practice, self-advocacy, goal-setting, and giving back, participants will gain knowledge that can be immediately applied within their own lives. Some of the tools we will learn include active listening, how to find or become a peer buddy, and recognizing ways in which we can give back within our communities. Participants are welcome to attend a single session or multiple…

THANK YOU STARBUCKS BREWERY BLOCKS

THANK YOU STARBUCKS BREWERY BLOCKS

THANK YOU STARBUCKS BREWERY BLOCKS We want to give a HUGE SHOUT OUT Samantha Nguy, Assistant Store Manager of STARBUCKS  Brewery Blocks located 1039 NW Couch St. Portland Oregon 97209 for donating a bag of ground coffee that supported our Saturday Coffee Social for HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors held at the Q Center. Starbucks is a large part of our community and supports local groups and events as well as having a strong commitment to community service. Starbucks help individuals and communities to create meaningful engagements opportunities that strengthen and help empower our communities. Please visit Starbucks Community Service webpage to learn more how…

Gay & Grey Expo Saturday October 1st

Gay & Grey Expo Saturday October 1st

Come see the panel discussions. There will be raffle’s, a photo booths sponsored by AARP of Oregon and you can even get  your flu shot Saturday Oct. 1, at Friendly House10 a.m.—3 p.m. October 1 The Gay & Grey Expo is an event presented by SAGE Metro Portland, a program of Friendly House that creates community and enhances the lives of LGBT older adults through advocacy, education and support. The Gay & Grey Expo is an unique event dedicated to the LGBT older adult community. The Expo is a day filled with presentations, speakers, health screenings, exhibitors and performances all…

Thanks to Our Let’s Kick ASS AIDS Walk Team

Thanks to Our Let’s Kick ASS AIDS Walk Team

On September 10th Let’s Kick ASS participated in the AIDS Walk Portland. We want to thank  David Duncan who set up our team for this years  event. Our team members; Steven Headington, Todd Brooks, Marie Fisher, John Flack, Fred Luna, Emiluz Lopez, Troy Preble and Jordan Williams raised a total of $1171.00 for the AIDS Walk. A generous portion of the money raised will directly benefit and support our long-term survivor community to continue to THRIVE through our programs such as;  Social Activities, Health & Wellness, Visibility & Voice, Advocacy & Activism and Community Service. Click Who we are to learn more. We…

Thank You AIDS Walk Portland

Thank You AIDS Walk Portland

Thank You Cascade AIDS Project and AIDS Walk Portland  Our team raised a total of $1171.00 towards the AIDS Walk. Let’s Kick ASS is honored to be in partnership with Cascade AIDS Project.  Our partnership allowed Let’s Kick ASS – Portland to be directly benefited which will go to support our Long-Term Survivor Community to THRIVE. We want to give a special shout out to Andrew Shade – Special Events Coordinator,  Caleb Bourgeois – AIDS Walk Outreach Coordinator, Tyler TerMeer – Executive Director and all the employees and volunteers of the Cascade AIDS Project for their hard work and community support to empower people living…