CHAS co-sponsored the SHINE event: “One Step Closer to HIV Elimination: Voices from the Next Generation of Advocates, Practitioners and Researchers,” which was held on November 7, 2014. The keynote speaker was Rae Lewis-Thornton, an Emmy Award winning AIDS Activist and expert in Social Media for Social Change, who has also has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show and been featured in Essence Magazine and the Washington Post.  She is the author of the award winning blog, Diva Living With AIDS