For Global Activism, we’ll talk with Geri Donenberg, a dean of Research at UIC's School of Public Health. She works in HIV prevention and understanding the effects of early violence on Chicago’s African American community. Donenberg also, through the Kigali Imbereheza Project, utilizes trauma-focused intervention to get Rwandan youth access to HIV drugs and help them deal with depression. Joining her is Mojdeh Stoakley, a Chicago artist and Donenberg’s research assistant. They’ll tell us about fighting HIV in Chicago and Africa.
A resolution that calls for an end to torture will be brought before the Chicago City Council this Thursday. If the resolution passes, it would make Chicago the first city in the U.S. to oppose all forms of torture. Local residents Mario Venagas, a Chilean torture survivor, and Dr.