PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Iris House will present SPEAK!, a night of discussion and dinner that is inspired by excerpts from The Vagina Monologues.

According to its website, "Iris House saves lives through comprehensive support, prevention and education services for women, families, and under served populations affected by HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in a safe, family-centered environment by passionate, professional and culturally competent staff."

The group offers "practical, family-centered services that promote prevention and education while addressing the day-to-day realities of living with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, Depression and other health disparities plaguing our communities."

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All are invited to the Plainfield Performing Arts Center, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 19 at 724 Park Avenue in Plainfield for this free event.

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