The Time is Now – Sistas Uplifting Sistas on Health Equity, PrEP and Dismantling Racism

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Date(s) - 03/14/2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The University Center

The one-day conference will focus on identifying the combined impact of racism, trauma, and inequalities on the health outcomes of women and girls. Taking into consideration these factors, conference participants will gather information, tools, support, and affirmation to both confront systemic barriers and to consider solutions and strategies to improve HIV programming specifically for women and girls, inclusive of transgender persons.

Featuring Speakers:

Mildred Williamson, PhD., MSW Director, Research & Regulatory Affairs
Cook County Health & Hospitals System

Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Adeyemi, MD, MPH, Senior Director of HIV Services for the Cook County Health and Hospitals System

Maya Green, MD, Site Medical Director, Howard Brown Health Center

Imani Rupert Gordon, Executive Director, Affinity Chicago

The Global Girls and much more!

Sponsored by: The AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Service Providers Council, Project RSP, Health and Human Services, Regional Resource Network Program, Center of Excellence in Health Disparities in HIV and Aging (CEDHA), and the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN Chicago). The partners listed above hope to bring together individuals and organizations that are committed to conducting prevention programs that are instrumental in changing policies, and minds.

This event is FREE! RSVP by March 12 at