The AIDS Foundation of Chicago will host their event Planting Hope to celebrate the local efforts to cure HIV on Tuesday, December 5. Combining research and community, several Third Coast Center for AIDS Research associated researchers will join writers and advocates to give updates on the status of the cure thus far.
Speaking at the event, Director of the Third Coast CFAR Richard D’Aquila and Third Coast CFAR faculty members George Greene, PhD and Amy Johnson, PhD will speak at Reunion Chicago for the Planting Hope event to reinvigorate the community’s understanding of the progress in HIV/AIDS research. CFAR Community Collaboration Board Member Jeff Barry, Editor of Positively Aware, will also comment on the state of the epidemic in the community.
The purpose of this community forum encourages all in attendance to ask questions and share perspectives on what the HIV Cure means for their lives. The event is free, but it is encouraged that all attendees rsvp at aidschicago.org/planting.