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Global Activism: Using Economic Development to Fight HIV in Africa

Tom Derdak—Founder and Executive Director, Global Alliance for Africa

More than a decade ago, Tom Derdak and a group of health care professionals with concerned citizens came together to do something about HIV and other health problems in Africa. Since then they've learned a great deal about fighting HIV in Africa. Through economic empowerment, the Global Alliance for Africa focuses on helping children and families affected by HIV. By partnering with African organizations they reach more than 4000 children.

Global Alliance for Africa Annual Gala
“Be a Light in the Life of a Child”
Saturday April 29, 2006 @ 6:30 pm
Grand Ballroom
6351 South Cottage Grove Avenue
The evening includes dinner, music by the Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra, and WTTW's John Callaway as the guest speaker. For more information call 312.382.0607.

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