Persad Center

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Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS-impacted Communities


100 Volunteers Needed!

Join us as an Art For Change Volunteer in April and May

Posted March 18th, 2014
Join us as an Art For Change Volunteer in April and May

Choose the date, shift and activity that works for you!

Tickets on Sale Now for our Annual Art Auction & Party!

Over 200 works of art, sumptuous food and more at Art for Change 2014

Posted March 7th, 2014
Art for Change tickets on sale now

Enjoy our auction ticket discount when you buy early. Don't miss out!

Tony Award-winner Billy Porter Comes to Art for Change!

Pittsburgh Native is Honorary Chair for PERSAD'S Art for Change Auction on May 12

Posted February 20th, 2014
Billy Porter is coming to Art for Change

VIP Packages include access to the VIP Lounge where guests will meet Billy Porter

SAVE THE DATE: Art For Change Auction May 12, 2014

PERSAD CENTER'S 26th Annual Art Auction  

Posted February 3rd, 2014
LIZ by Mark Zets and Jeff Zets

Plans are underway for an amazing evening of art, entertainment and exquisite food! 

Responding to HIV/AIDS with Compassion

Counseling, testing, and education are key

Posted November 20th, 2013

As World AIDS Day approaches, we’re shining a spotlight on a few of the professionals at PERSAD CENTER who provide HIV and AIDS related services to the community.

Thanks to All 5K Particpants

Cold morning warmed by PERSAD supporters

Posted November 12th, 2013

PERSAD CENTER would like to thank everyone who joined us on Sunday, November 10 at the North Park Boathouse for the second annual 5K Run & Fun Walk.

Excitement Building for PERSAD 5K Run & Fun Walk

It's not too late to Run, Walk or Pledge support

Posted November 1st, 2013

The PERSAD 5K Run & Fun Walk is getting closer and it's not too late to get involved. Our 5K is fun for both serious runners and casual walkers, with 2 races that will match your personal style.