On Tuesday, December 5, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago will host Planting Hope to celebrate local contributions to the effort to find a cure for HIV. In addition to presentations from renowned advocates and prominent community members , three leading scientists from the Third Coast CFAR will offer their perspectives on progress toward a cure.

Dr. Richard D’Aquila, Director of the Third Coast CFAR, and Third Coast CFAR faculty members Dr. George Greene and Dr. Amy Johnson will speak at Reunion Chicago for the Planting Hope event to promote aspirations toward identifying a cure for HIV/AIDS. CFAR Community Collaboration Board Member Jeff Berry, Editor of Positively Aware, will also make remarks on the evolving landscape of HIV therapeutics and continued barriers to access.

Planting Hope is free, but it is encouraged that all attendees rsvp at aidschicago.org/planting.