It is with deep regret that we cancel this year's upcoming AIDS Awareness Day. This would have been our TWENTIETH gathering to rally the troops and connect with legislators to keep HIV/AIDS on their radar and for you all to put a face to HIV/AIDS in Connecticut. Stay safe, stay home, stay well.
Interested in Getting Involved?
Contact Shawn M. Lang, Deputy Director, at 860-247-2437 x319 for more information.
AIDS Awareness Day Through the Years
AIDS LIFE Campaign
The AIDS LIFE (Legislative Initiative and Funding Effort) Campaign - a program of AIDS Connecticut - is Connecticut's only statewide group that focuses solely on all of the policy-related issues impacting people living with and at high risk for HIV/AIDS - from prevention and education, including needle exchange; to supportive services; to health care, such as Medicaid and CADAP; to housing.
In addition to our advocacy work at the legislature, members of the AIDS LIFE Campaign convene meetings with key state departments such as the Department of Public Health and the Department of Social Services to work with them on a whole host of issues ranging from contracts and timely payments, CADAP, Medicaid changes (e.g. prescription and provider visit co-pays), as well as federal issues such as the HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS) housing program, Ryan White funds, and other pertinent topics that arise.