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Source: Project Inform *

The following is a list of national, regional, state and local organizations / coalitions that advocate on HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States.  / AIDS issues. Many have grassroots networks and email lists that provide Action Alerts and background information on policy issues. For more information, or to make an addition to this list, contact Ryan Clary clary: see sage.  at 415-558-8669 x224 or relary@projectinform.org.

Regional/State/Local Groups

Alabama:

AIDS Alabama

205-324-9822

www.aidslabama.org

California:

AIDS Healthcare Foundation The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is a non profit, Los Angeles-based AIDS treatment and advocacy center. Their official founding pledge is to "provide cutting-edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay.  

323-860-5200

www.aidshealth.org

AIDS Project Los Angeles AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy.  

213-201-1378

www.apla.org

HIV/HCV in Prison Committee

510-665-1935

hipcomm@excite.com

Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center

323-860-7360

www.laglc.org

Project Inform

415-558-8669

www.projectinform.org

San Francisco-AIDS Foundation

415-487-3080

www.sfaf.org / policy

S. Calif. HIV Advocacy Coalition

949-809-8764

District of Columbia District of Columbia, federal district (2000 pop. 572,059, a 5.7% decrease in population since the 1990 census), 69 sq mi (179 sq km), on the east bank of the Potomac River, coextensive with the city of Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States). :

Whitman Walker Clinic

202-797-3500

www.wwc.org

Florida:

Florida AIDS Action

813-232-5886

www.floridaaidsaction.org

Georgia:

ACT UP/Atlanta

678-481-0400

www.actupatlanta.org

AIDS Survival Project

404-874-7926

www.aidsurvivalproject.org

Illinois:

AIDS Foundation of Chicago The AIDS Foundation of Chicago aims to lead the fight against HIV/AIDS and improve the lives of people affected by the epidemic.

Founded in 1985 by community activists and physicians, the Foundation is a local and national leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
 

312-922-2322

www.aidschicago.org

Maryland:

AIDS Action Baltimore

lyndamdee@aol.com

Massachusetts:

AIDS Action Committee

617-450-1203

www.aac.org

Michigan:

Michigan PWA PWA
abbr.
1. person with AIDS

2. Public Works Administration
 Task Force

mipwa@mipwa.org

www.mipwa.or

Minnesota:

Minnesota AIDS Project

612-341-2060

www.mnaidsproject.org

New Jersey:

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Hyacinth (hī`əsĭnth) or Hyacinthus (hīəsĭn`thəs), in Greek mythology, beautiful youth loved by Apollo.
 AIDS Foundation

732-246-0204

www.hyacinth.org

New York:

ACT UP/New York

212-674-9598

www.actupny.org

Gay Men's Health Crisis The Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is a non-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based AIDS service organization that has led the United States in the fight against AIDS.  (GMHC GMHC Gay Men's Health Crisis (AIDS organization)
GMHC Gay Men's Health Centre (HIV/AIDS organisation, Melbourne, Australia)
GMHC Greater Manchester Hazards Center Ltd
)

212-367-1000

www.gmhc.org

Housing Works

212-966-0466

www.housingworks.org

New York AIDS Housing Network

877-615-2217

www.nycahn.org

North Carolina:

North Carolina Center for Positive Living

336-586-0062

nccpl@bellsouth.net

Ohio:

Ohio AIDS Coalition

614-444-1683

www.ohioaidscoaltion.org

Oregon:

AIDS Services Accountability and Access Coalition

IFARA IFARA Integrated Fleet Aerial Refueling Assessment @attbi.com

Pennsylvania:

ACT UP/Philadelphia

215-474-9329

www.critpath.org/ actup

Philadelphia FIGHT

267-475-2680

jdavids@critpath.org

www.critpath.org/cpap

Texas:

Center for AIDS

713-527-8219

www.centerforaids.org

Texas AIDS Network

512-447-8887

www.texasaids.net

Washington:

Lifelong AIDS Alliance

206-957-1760

www.lifelongaidsalliance.org

Wisconsin:

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

414-225-1592

www.arcw.org

Wyoming:

Positives for Positives

307-635-0566

www.pos4pos.org

National Organizations:

ADAP ADAP AIDS Drug Assistance Program
ADAP Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program
ADAP Agricultural Development in the American Pacific
ADAP Autodiscovery/Autopurge
ADAP Airport Development Aid Program
ADAP Advanced Digital Antenna Production
 Working Group

202-588-1775

African American AIDS Policy Training Institute

www.blackaids.org

AIDS Action

202-530-8030

www.aidsaction.org

AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth, & Families

202 785-3564

www.aidsalliance.org

AIDS Treatment Advocates Coalition

www.atac-usa.org

AIDS Treatment Data Network

212-260-8868

www.atdn.org

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition

212-367-1084

www.avac.org

American Foundation for AIDS Research

202-831-8600

www.amfar.org

Asian & Pacific Islander American Pacific Islander Americans are residents of the United States with original ancestry from the Pacific Islands. They represent the smallest racial group counted in the United States census of 2000. They numbered 874,000 people or 0.3 percent of the United States population.  Health Forum

202-466-7772

www.apiahf.org

Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief Coalition

202-789-3565

www.caear.org

Global Campaign for Microbicides

202-454-5040

www.global-campaign.org

Global Health Council

202-833-5900

www.globalhealth.org

Health GAP

215-474-9329

www.healthgap.org

Human Rights Campaign

202-628-4160

www.hrc.org

HIV Medicine Association

703-299-1215

www.hivma.org

Natl. AIDS Housing Coalition

jerryp@aarcsa.com

www.aidshousing.org

Natl. Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors

202-434-8090

www.nastad.org

Natl. Assoc. of People with AIDS The People With AIDS (PWA) Self-Empowerment Movement was a movement of those diagnosed with AIDS and grew out of San Francisco. The PWA Self-Empowerment Movement believes that those diagnosed as having AIDS should "take charge of their own life, illness, and care, and to minimize  

202-898-0414

www.napwa.org

Natl. Minority AIDS Council

202-483-6622

www.nmac.org

Project Inform

415-558-8669

www.projectinform.org

Title II Community AIDS Network

202-588-1775

www.tiicann.org

Treatment Action Group

212-253-7922

www.treatmentactiongroups.org

* For more information contact the National HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome  Treatment Hotline, 800-822-7422, or visit Pl's websute, www.projectinofrm.org.
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