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The documentary in conjunction with the Chicago Department of Public Health, Tessa Films and local community organizations sparks important conversations around the end of the HIV epidemic.
WHAT: Join CDPH, Tessa Films and local community organizations on Tuesday, February 7th for the premiere of “HIV and The Journey Toward Zero”. HIV and the Journey Toward Zero spotlights the perspective of some of Chicago’s most prominent activists. On Tuesday, long-term survivors, newly diagnosed individuals, clinicians, researchers and community leaders will share their stories to engage the community in the fight against HIV and AIDS and the goal of getting to zero by 2030.
WHEN: Tuesday, February 7 from 5 to 8:15PM
5:00-6:00 – reception, red carpet, mingling
6:00-6:15 – opening remarks
6:15-7:15 – film screening
7:15-8:00 – panel discussion
8:00-8:15 – closing remarks
WHERE: Malcolm X College – Room 1104
1900 W Jackson BLVD
Chicago, IL 60612
HOW: The event is free to the public; tickets can be reserved online here.
About AIDS Foundation Chicago
For more than 36 years, AFC has led the fight to create health equity and justice for people living with and disproportionately impacted by HIV and AIDS. AFC brings together service providers and funders to develop systems that meet the needs of those living with HIV/AIDS and to maximize the use of scarce resources. AFC is committed to working with policymakers and service providers to increase funding for prevention services and programs that work.
AFC mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV or chronic conditions. AFC aspires to create a world in which people living with HIV or chronic conditions will thrive, and there will be no new HIV cases. More at: https://www.aidschicago.org/.