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The latest on Because She Cares in the news and on social media.
In support of their performance at the 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022), Lori sat down with Christie Johnson from CATIE to discuss Because She Cares, its approach to arts-based knowledge mobilization and how the project critically reflects on greater and meaningful engagement of African, Caribbean and Black women in the HIV sector.
As part of the Researcher Profile Series for the University of Toronto's Black Research Network (BRN), Lori Chambers, co-producer of the Because She Cares films reflects on the knowledge mobilization of Because She Care, and the use of spoken word film to amplify the stories of African, Caribbean and Black women living with HIV who work in Canadian AIDS service organizations . 
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The Positive Effect revisits the Because She Cares (BSC) initiative to 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.

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In an article featured by the Factor-Iwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Marvelous Muchenje, community activist and member of the Because She Cares collaborative discusses how Because She Cares harnessing the power of storytelling to effect change for African, Caribbean and Black women living with HIV.
In an article featured by the Factor-Iwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Lori Chambers, co-producer of the Because She Cares films discusses the art of knowledge translation and the use of film and spoken word performance in social work research and practice.
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Because Cares and its decolonizing approach to knowledge generation and mobilization in social work practice is featured in a book chapter of Africentric Social Work.

This edited collection focuses on Africentric social work practice, providing invaluable assistance to undergraduate students in developing foundational skills and knowledge to further their understanding of how to initiate and maintain best practices with African Canadians.  The book’s contributors present a broad spectrum of personal and professional experiences as African Canadian social work practitioners, students and educators. 
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Host James Watson chats with Lori Chambers, the found of Because She Cares about use of poetry to share the experiences of African, Caribbean, and Black women employed in the Canadian AIDS Service organizations and features a spoken word performance from members of the Because We Care Collaborative.