I was able to attend the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) in San Diego, held October 2-5, 2014. This conference had over 2,000 attendees, many of whom worked in the HIV community. The sessions varied widely, including housing, criminalization, retention to care, and organization management. I primarily attended sessions related to science and research to feed my interest in treatment advocacy.
I had the privilege of hearing some amazing people speak, including some very well-known advocates such as Laverne Cox (from Orange is the New Black) and Mondo Guerra (from Project Runway). I also had the honor of hearing from Timothy Brown (the Berlin patient) at a session!
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