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The Ripple that Became a Tidal Wave: HIV/AIDS Activism and the Transformative Power of Safety Nets
Celeste Watkins-Hayes, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Founding Director, Center for Racial Justice at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, speaks in a virtual City Club forum.
The remarkable conversion of HIV/AIDS from an inevitable death sentence to a manageable chronic illness is not only one of the most noteworthy medical achievements of the past forty years, but it is also a significant political and social achievement.
Celeste Watkins-Hayes, PhD, author of Remaking a Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality, outlines the importance of the activism and community leadership that led the way to address this seemingly unsurmountable problem. SheView more