Integrated Community Response Necessary to Address the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence and Women

Washington, D.C. – May 22, 2014 -- A report released today from AIDS United about the outcomes of its February 2014 Technical Summit on Women, HIV, and Violence urges a two-pronged strategy to develop “best practices” to serve women at-risk for and living with HIV who have experienced violence, which includes a strategic advocacy plan for better coordination and resourcing of best practices at federal and state levels; and scaling best practices in localities, which will require dissemination of key evidence, mentoring, and the sharing of successful strategies. Read more

AIDSWatch Organizers Honor Members of Congress for Dedication to Ending HIV

Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Delegate Donna Christensen (D-VI) to receive award at Capitol Hill reception

WASHINGTON D.C. – April 9, 2014 – AIDSWatch 2014 organizers will be honoring two retiring members of Congress who have been leaders in advancing public policy that helps to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States.  Read More

AU Receives Award from CDC for “G2Zero” Capacity Building Assistance Project

Washington, D.C. – March 27, 2014 – Thanks to an award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), AIDS United will be able to provide capacity-building assistance to community-based organizations (CBOs) around the country to help them better plan, implement, and sustain high-impact HIV prevention (HIP) interventions and strategies with HIV-positive and high-risk HIV-negative populations. Called “Getting to Zero: Capacity Building for CBOs on High-Impact Prevention Implementation (G2Zero),” the five-year project is designed to strengthen CBOs -- a key part of the HIV prevention workforce -- by improving their organizational capacity and creating a sustainable infrastructure for delivery of effective prevention programs. Read More.

AIDS United Applauds Appointment of Douglas M. Brooks as ONAP Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AIDS United applauds the appointment of Douglas M. Brooks as the next director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP). Brooks brings an incredible depth of experience that will prove critical to ensuring continued progress on the national response to HIV and AIDS. His immense experience in policy, direct service, governance and systems, makes him an unparalleled choice to lead the US response to HIV and AIDS on behalf of President Obama. Read more.

AIDS United’s Access to Care Program Highlighted in ONAP Report as Delivering Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 3, 2013 – At a World AIDS Day event at the White House, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) released its latest report on the progress of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). The report spotlights AIDS United’s Access to Care (A2C) work as a public-private partnership that is truly helping to advance the goals of the Strategy.  “It is a great honor to have our work highlighted by ONAP as a model public-private partnership helping advance the National Strategy,” said AIDS United President and CEO Michael Kaplan. “But make no mistake; our work would not be possible without the investment of many generous partners.”  Read more.