OutSources – Eric Sawyer Acts Up: Strategies We Can Use

Dr. Glenda Russell, psychologist, writer, and activist returns to speak with Eric L. Sawyer.

Eric and Glenda discuss his life coming out at CU in the 1970s, the activities of ACT UP NY and the fear, misinformation and discrimination faced in the early days of the AIDS crisis, the founding with Larry Kramer of the AIDS Activist Movement, founding agencies to help with housing, drugs, and demanding politicians and drug companies change through dramatic and effective AIDS activism in NYC and Washington DC that started change in the US and the world. He highlights concrete lessons learned and action for the LGBTQ community and for public health and COVID that we could use today

He will speak on Dec 1st at eTown hall to commemorate World AIDS Day. Doors and reception at 6:00 pm. 1535 Spruce in Boulder.

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Eric Sawyer is a HIV/Human Rights Activist, long term survivor of AIDS, Co-Founder of ACT UP NY, and Housing Works, Inc., and Health GAP, Founding Board Member of the NYC AIDS Memorial, and Former Civil Society Partnership Advisor to UNAIDS, at the UN Headquarters in New York. Eric Sawyer is a CU Boulder alumnus with a master’s degree in Public Administration. .

 

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