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Health care policy impacting the HIV response in the South

As HIV tends to disproportionately impact those living in the South, it is important that events and policy choices be closely monitored in these areas. With several areas of legislation to keep track of, the AIDS United Policy Team explores some of the movement around policy changes that are impacting Georgia, Mississippi and Texas.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, September 11, 2020


This Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, meet 10 leaders in the fight to #StopHIVTogether

Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day offers an important reminder for us that the work to stop HIV must involve cultivating the leadership of communities in the South to stop HIV together.

Posted By: Helen Parshall - Wednesday, August 19, 2020


A long-term survivor’s hope: End the HIV epidemic

HIV Long-term Survivors Day, a day set aside to recognize the accomplishment of surviving and the needs of those of us who are thriving and aging with HIV. There are many unique things that we who are long-term survivors need to continue surviving, but there is one that we want for everyone: to end the HIV epidemic in the United States.

Posted By: Jesse Milan - Friday, June 05, 2020


AIDSWatch was a massive success

AIDSWatch is the largest constituent-driven HIV advocacy event in the country. AIDSWatch 2020 was held virtually and more than 2,500 people attended all or part of the day.

Posted By: Jesse Milan - Thursday, April 02, 2020


We Can End HIV In Black Communities in the South--But We Need Your Help

When I started working in HIV and public health over 15 years ago, I was eager to improve the devastating health outcomes that Black communities in the U.S. South faced – higher rates of HIV and limited access to culturally competent health care and health education to name a few.

Posted By: Guest Blogger: Venton Hill-Jones, Southern Black Policy and Advocacy Network - Monday, August 19, 2019


A Faith-Filled Response to HIV in the South

Faith Fuels Aquarius Gilmer’s Advocacy

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Monday, August 05, 2019


Expressing Love for Yourself and your Community

You may not have met her, but Bianca Carrillo is a central part of AIDS United’s strategic grantmaking. As we kick off our recognition of Pride Month, we want to take the opportunity to highlight Bianca.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Saturday, June 01, 2019


Meet Extraordinary Woman Kenya Carlyle

Kenya Carlyle is a case manager at Pridelines, a grantee of the Transgender Leadership Initiative. We caught up with Kenya to learn more about her journey, her reflections on National Transgender HIV Testing Day, and what keeps her motivated to do this work.

Posted By: Shannon Wyss, Program Manager - Wednesday, April 17, 2019


Meet Kelly Stevens, the Shero Behind the Scenes

This Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we want to highlight Kelly Stevens for all of the incredible behind the scenes work she does. She is truly an unsung shero in the field!

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Thursday, March 07, 2019


Christina Adeleke Isn’t Afraid to Dream Big

A lawyer and self-proclaimed policy nerd, Christina is a long-time advocate for people living with and affected by HIV.

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Monday, March 04, 2019

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