C.U.R.E. (Community Unity Respect Education), the North Texas-based nonprofit tasked with combatting the stigmas and risks associated with HIV/AIDS, has named Dallas Voice its 2017 recipient of the Open Heart Award.

“C.U.R.E. takes great pride in recognizing pioneers, champions and community leaders that have and continue to make a difference. By setting your goals and [sights] high, by informing our population of all the issues related to HIV and AIDS we applaud you and thank you,” said Roseann Rossetti, president and co-founder of the group.

Dallas Voice will be recognized during a ceremony on Nov. 30, the day before World AIDS Day.

Dallas Voice, now in its 34th year of publication, has long reported on issues related to HIV/AIDS, as well as people across all walks of life and organization who live with, and assist others who live with, the virus.