Humanitarian organization NextAid presents its second annual World AIDS Day 2009 Events (WAD2009), a multi-date fundraising campaign in cities across the U.S. starting on November 25, 2009 in San Francisco and continuing throughout the entire month of December. Tied into World AIDS Day (WAD), a globally recognized day, which takes place every year on December 1st, NextAid activates the international dance music community to raise funds and awareness for AIDS orphans and other vulnerable children in Africa.

The first WAD, established in 1988 by the World Health Organization, was about raising money, increasing awareness, fighting prejudice and improving education, goals that are as relevant as ever in 2009. A portion of the proceeds from each of NextAid’s WAD2009 events will go towards two of its current projects on the ground: the Kawangware Street Children & Youth Project (KSCYP) in Nairobi, Kenya, and the loveLife GoGogetters program in South Africa. For more information on NextAid and all the WAD2009 events please visit

On December 1st, in their hometown of Los Angeles, Nextaid will be uniting the dance community in a massive fundraising event. Featuring legendary artist across all sub-genres of dance, attendees will be treated to a unique lineup that includes Louie Vega, DJ Rap, Om’s Marques Wyatt, Turntables on the Hudson, and KCRW’s Raul Campos. Held at the Marakesh House in Culver City, the event is not to be missed. Help make a difference and have fun while doing so. All proceeds from the event go to Nextaid.

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Watch Nextaid’s new PSA featuring Om’s very ownSamantha James and J Boogie, along side Z-Trip, Larry Tee, D:Fuse, Ultra Nate, Turntables on the Hudson, King Britt, Danny Krivitz, Christopher Lawrence, Scrumfrog, Glitch Mob, DJ Dan, Donald Glaude, and many more.

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