On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
Just ten years ago, the prevalence of HIV and AIDS in the District was so widespread it was described by many as an epidemic. While D.C. has seen great strides in lowering the number of newly diagnosed cases, two out of every hundred Washingtonians continue to live with HIV. On World Aids Day, Kojo discusses the District’s efforts to stem this disease and the challenges it still faces in supporting residents currently living with the diagnosis.
- Walter Smith Executive Director, D.C. Appleseed
- Scott Sanders Deputy Director, Joseph's House
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