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A pamphlet for the 2010 Artists Against AIDS event. Artists Against AIDS was a regular event organized by GCAP to raise awareness and funds for AIDS research.

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A page from Jerry Carden's photo album showing three different angles of a GCAP float created for a 4th of July Parade. The float includes squares created for the AIDS Memorial Quilt and a sign thanking volunteers for their contributions.

Two community activists doing renovation work on a local home that would be used for to provide housing for Champaign-Urbana residents living with AIDS.

An attendance badge belonging to Nathan Alexander for the Creating Change Conference, a leadership and skill-building conference run by the National LGBTQ Task Force. According to the Creating Change website, the goal of the conference is "to build…

Letter to the editor (newspaper unknown) from Eileen Oldham, 5th and Hill community resident. Oldham developed cancer that is believed to have been caused by contaminated groundwater in her community. The letter is a plea for a repeal of the Ground…

After new Champaign Mayor, Don Gerard, made disparaging remarks about the 5th & Hill Neighborhood Rights Campaign and the data they had collected highlighting ground water contamination in the neighborhood, the campaign called for a public meeting…

The News-Gazette "Local" section feature on the Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC) Annual Award Dinner. The article includes pictures of Claudia Lenhoff, Maggie Cook, and other key figures in 5th & Hill Neighborhood Rights Campaign.

An award letter addressed to Maggie Cook to be honored alongside four other 5th & Hill leaders: MD Pelmore, Ebbie Cook, Eileen Oldham and Jessie Clarette.

The John Lee Johnson Award for social justice in the community was granted to these…

A brief monthly update of 5th & Hill Neighborhood Rights Campaign with information regarding a toxic waste pipe at Boneyard Creek with photos.

Part 2 of 3 of the interview with Jerry Carden, founding chair of the Gay Community AIDS Project, (GCAP, now known as the Greater Community AIDS Project) speaking about his experience with AIDS activism in the Champaign-Urbana community during the…
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