HIPS hosts its 25th anniversary celebration at the Whittemore House (1526 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.) on Friday, Nov. 2 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
“Pose” star and transgender rights advocate Angelica Ross will receive the Hero Award. The celebration will include a reception, auction and a main program. The anniversary program begins at 7:30 p.m. HIPS was launched in 1993 to provide harm reduction services, advocacy and community engagement for people impacted by sexual exchange and drug use. Tickets are $75.
For more details, visit hips25th.com.