Georgia Equality HIV and AIDS

HIV / AIDS & LGBT Health

The Georgia HIV Advocacy Network was formed by GE in 2009. This statewide network of service providers and citizens advocates for HIV policy initiatives on both a state and county level through policy analysis, advocacy training and coordinated community activities.

Resources

CAEAR Coalition (Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief)www.caear.org
Information on how to advocate for increased federal funding for Ryan White Programs

NASTAD (National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors): www.nastad.org
Information on policy related to HIV programs for state public health staff

HIV Prevention Justice: www.preventionjustice.org
Information on the national and international movement to bridge HIV prevention and social justice

The Social Security and Disability Resource Center: www.ssdrc.com
Informational website that provides answers to questions about how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants. The site’s author is a former disability examiner for the social security administration. This page has information specific to HIV/AIDS: www.ssdrc.com/hiv.html