Name of Event
Katie Rutherford Katie RutherfordKatie is the Executive Director at Frannie Peabody Center, Maine’s oldest and largest community-based HIV/AIDS services provider. She has been with the agency for almost nine years, first as the Development Director and then as Programs Director before moving into her current role. Prior to joining the agency, she lived and worked in South Africa for four years managing community and youth-focused development and education programs in the small village of Kurland. Originally from New York, Maine has been her home base since 2005. Crystal Fawn Gamet Crystal Fawn GametCrystal Fawn Gamet is a local mom, community organizer, and blogger. She writes about growing up poor and rural during the early years of the AIDS epidemic with HIV+ parents. You can read some of her stories at https://redneckaidsorphansurvivor.home.blog/
A Virtual Panel Featuring:
Crystal Fawn Gamet, an orphan from the AIDS epidemic, and Katie Rutherford, Executive Director of the Frannie Peabody Center will discuss these two pandemics and what we learned from AIDS as we face COVID.
Facilitated by Brody Wood, LGBTQ+ Collection Advisory Committee
This is the first in a series of programs on AIDS & COVID.
USM, LGBTQ+ Collection, AIDS, COVID
USM Special Collections, "AIDS and COVID: What Have We Learned?" (2021). Events. 32.
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