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UIC gets grant to expand HIV project
2016-03-09

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The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a grant in support of an oral history project featuring women's personal histories of living with HIV and AIDS in the United States.

The $70,000, one-year grant from the MAC AIDS Fund will expand "I'm Still Surviving," a pilot program developed by the UIC-based History Moves project and the Women's Interagency HIV Study ( WIHS ), a 23-year-old clinical research study of women living with HIV.

With the grant, the Chicago-based initiative will expand to include women living with HIV/AIDS in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Brooklyn, New York.

"In Plain Sight: A Women's History of HIV/AIDS in Chicago," an exhibition inspired by "I'm Still Surviving," is on view through April 2 at Pop Up JUST Art Center, 1255 S. Halsted St. See news.uic.edu/exhibition-inspired-by-chicago-womens-hiv-stories.


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