The Deaf AIDS Center was founded in 1986 by Darol Nance. The original team members included St. Benedict's Church, Deaf Service Network–-North, Interpreting Service at St. Benedict's, Father Ken Canedo, Father Tom Coughlin, Garet Stark, and other staff and volunteers. In the 1990s, the Deaf AIDS Center become part of the University of California, San Francisco, Center on Deafness. The collection documents the activities of the Deaf AIDS Center through albums of photographs and ephemera. The Center organized educational workshops and conferences, retreats, an annual memorial for those who died of AIDS, and quilt panel sewing bees for the NAMES Project.
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