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hiv/aids and darfur: local resources

This page was created as a resource for the HIV/AIDS and Darfur lecture series.

Student Groups

Chicago Coalition to Save Darfur
Chicago-based "alliance of faith-based, ethnic, human rights, civic and student organizations dedicated to ending the atrocities that threaten the lives of people in the Darfur region of Sudan."
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Students for Human Rights
UChicago-based student group concerned with human rights violations in the city of Chicago.
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UChicago STAND
A local chapter of a national student organization with the goal to "raise awareness within and beyond the University of Chicago community of the problem of genocide, with particular attention paid to the ongoing genocidal conflict in Darfur, Sudan and to a critical examination of the University of Chicago's position and its responsibilities with respect to this conflict."
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Justice For Darfur
University student group concerned with the conflict in Darfur.
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Group of students and faculty at the University of Chicago providing resources for progressive students.
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The Darfur Action and Education Fund
The Darfur Action and Education Fund is intended to encourage creative and entrepreneurial thinking about University-based activities that will broaden knowledge and help prepare our students and the University community through real world experiences and scholarly work to advance human rights and the well-being of people around the world.
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Student Global AIDS Campaign (SGAC)
Student group promoting awareness of AIDS and concerned with HIV/AIDS advocacy and policy. Meets Thursdays in the Reynold's Club at 6PM.
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Chicago Area Community Groups

Project HEALTH Chicago
Project HEALTH is a student-founded organization that works with the children of underserved families to promote health and well being though the connection of medical services and student volunteers. Project HEALTH has offices in Baltimore, Chicago, Boston, New York City, Washington, and Providence.
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AIDS Foundation of Chicago
The AIDS Foundation of Chicago works with other community-based organizations to advocate for HIV/AIDS policy and funds activities to improve services offered to those with or at risk of HIV/AIDS. The AFC also provides community resources for those interested in volunteer work to provide services in support of the fight against HIV/AIDS.
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This is an electronmicrograph of an HIV particle budding from a cell.

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