AIDS in East Central Illinois: The Response and Those Lost

Saturday, June 11, 2022, 1:30 pm, Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, Urbana, IL.

This special presentation is being held in conjunction with Spurlock Museum’s Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois exhibit. This presentation will showcase some experts sharing the first local responses to the AIDS pandemic, the mobilization of public health, a screening of some oral histories from those at the from line of the crisis, and Jerry Carden (co-founder of GCAP); Mike Benner (current Executive Director of GCAP); and Julie Pryde (Public Health Administrator, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District) will speak to the audience about the exhibit and history surrounding it.¬†Find more information about this event here.

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