OUT cast 12/14/2020


OUT cast 12/14/2020


90.9 WMPG FM



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Join us Monday, December 14 from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. on OUT Cast for a tribute to World AIDS Day. We will be rebroadcasting a recent episode of Ren Morrill’s THE THREE LETTER PODCAST as Ren interviews Mike Smith, co-founder with Cleve Jones of The NAMES Project/AIDS Memorial Quilt. Learn about the Quilt’s unique history in memorializing those we have lost. Ren Morrill (Host) - Ren is The Three Letter Podcast’s creator and host. He is a Maine native with a life long passion for HIV. He works for Frannie Peabody Center as the prevention program coordinator. He also serves as the co-chair of Pride Portland’s HIV Advisory Board. Mike Smith- Mike is the co-founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and served as managing director there from 1987 to 1989. He returned in 1996 to produce the last full-scale display of the Quilt in Washington DC that year. Mike was executive director of the LGBT Community Center of Colorado from 1997 to 2001 and then, from 2002 to 2015, he led AIDS Emergency Fund & Breast Cancer Emergency Fund (AEF & BCEF), agencies that annually help more than 3,000 people disabled by HIV/AIDS or breast cancer pay their bills while too sick to work. He has recently rejoined the Quilt team as a consultant to the National AIDS Memorial, the new stewards of the Quilt. Mike’s undergraduate degree is from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He received his MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. https://www.aidsmemorial.org/virtual-quilt/me#NECAIDSMQ

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90.9 WMPG FM


Portland, ME


OUT cast, WMPG, Ren Morrill, The Three Letters podcast, World AIDS Day, Mike Smith, The NAMES Project, AIDS Memorial Quilt, National AIDS Memorial


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OUT cast 12/14/2020