In this episode we revisit the significant and creative work of the Because She Cares (BSC) initiative. As Black History month approaches we refocus our attention and pay tribute to the African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) immigrant women living with HIV who have been at the forefront of the HIV/AIDS response in Canada and around the world.

Show Notes

February is Black History month, a time to a time to celebrate the many ways Black Canadians have contributed to Canada's history and culture. In this episode we pay homage to the Because She Cares study and revisit Season 1, Episode 4. But first host James Watson catches up with pozcast regular Lori Chambers the founder of the Becasue She Cares Collaborative, one of the producers of the play and film 'Because She Cares: A Critical Poetic Retelling and the editor and co-author of its poetry anthology.

  • Lori Chambers is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto

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What is pozcast?

Based in Toronto but global in outlook, pozcast challenges the status quo and celebrates people living and thriving with HIV. Host James Watson and his guests explore what it means to be poz and share stories of resilience, courage and resolve. Pozcast gets upfront and personal on issues that matter to the HIV community through candid conversations about health, work, love and life.