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Sisneros (Judy) ACT UP/Los Angeles records
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ACT UP/Los Angeles administrative records, promotional materials, ephemera, and subject files, 1985-1995, of ACT UP/Los Angeles member Judy Sisneros. Includes documentation of Sisneros' committee work and activities in the ACT UP network. Sisneros is an activist, photographer, and curator based in Los Angeles.
Judy Sisneros is an activist, photographer, and curator based in Los Angeles. She was a member of ACT UP/Los Angeles and was active on the Women's Committee, Prisoners with AIDS Committee, and Agitating/Legal Committee, among other work. Active from 1987 to 1995, ACT UP/Los Angeles defined itself as "a grass-roots, democratic, militant, direct-action organization dedicated to creating positive changes around AIDS in federal and local government, the media, and medical industries through non-violent public protests." ACT UP worked to broaden the Center for Disease Control definition of AIDS to include opportunistic infections specfic to HIV-positive women, to bring women into clinical drug trials, and to draw visibility to the increasing numbers of women with HIV/AIDS.
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