An edited collection with sections covering issues of identity, sexual abuse, mental health and substance issues, homelessness, HIV/AIDS, multiple minority status and stigma, and strategies for building community.
A multiracial and multicultural organization to build HIV/AIDS leadership in communities of color across the United States. Offers programs and training, public policy advocacy, and many online resources.
This national Native American HIV/AIDS center has programs for organizational capacity building, medical provider training, community health education, and HIV testing, and offers numerous web resources and publications.
The Wellness Center is a health services, education, research and policy organization for Asian & Pacific Islander communities, particularly Asian & Pacific Islanders living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS. The Wellness Center offers a free medical clinic, free HIV testing, service provider trainings in HIV treatment, and transgender health services.
Works for LGBTIQ acceptance and jusice in Asian & Pacific Islander communities and racial justice in the LGBTIQ community through public education, community organizing, and legal and legislative advocacy.
This Northern California organization promotes recognition and acceptance among Asian and Pacific islander families of sexual and gender diversity, with coming out resources and coalitions with API communities and organizations.
This San Jose-based organization seeks to "provide a fun and safe environment for queer Asians and Pacific Islanders in the South Bay to come out and be comfortable with their sexual identity and ethnicity, as well as be vital and visible to the greater community."
Provides a safe and supportive environment for Vietnamese-identified gay, bisexual and transgender men to network, voice issues, promote wellness, foster leadership, and participate in political, cultural and social events.
Formed in 1986 to ensure Black people would receive appropriate HIV care and be adequately represented in policy decisions, the Black Coalition on AIDS provides services such as transitional housing, health education, health case management, needle exchange and street outreach, youth services, transgender services, HIV testing, outreach to church communities, and programs for overall health and wellness. The Coalition's Rafiki Services volunteer program assists people of color living with AIDS.
A prevention and support program of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation to empower men in and near San Francisco's Tenderloin/Polk Gulch and Sixth Street Corridor neighborhoods struggling with HIV, and also with racism, addiction, poverty, homophobia, violence and marginal housing.
Begun in 1999 in Los Angeles, the Black AIDS Institute is a national HIV/AIDS think tank focused on stopping the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by mobilizing Black institutions and individuals to confront HIV. The Institute advocates about HIV policies, conducts trainings, and provides health education.
Formed in 2005 "to save the lives of Black Gay Men" after research found many African American gay men were unaware of their HIV positive status. Provides advocacy information, including on the CDC's "12 Cities Project" which seeks to concentrate resources in the 12 U.S. cities with the highest HIV/AIDS burden.
The Mission Neighborhood Health Center offers HIV prevention and treatment services for the Latino community, and is the only healthcare facility in San Francisco with the capacity to serve monolingual Spanish-speaking clients. Offers medical services, case management, health education, nutrition and medication counseling, and treatment and peer advocacy. An additional program, Hermanos de Luna y Sol (HLS), is an HIV risk-reduction intervention program for low-acculturated Latino immigrant gay and bisexual men.
The largest gay Latino organization in San Francisco, AGUILAS focuses on HIV prevention for gay and bisexual Latino men in its El Ambiente Program, offering discussion and social groups, skill building workshops, HIV testing, and counseling.
The Network seeks to develop a national public policy and advocacy agenda for Latino/Hispanic HIV prevention and treatment, including community-based interventions, access to healthcare and immigration issues, and increased funding and research.
This New York-based organization is dedicated to resolving the HIV crisis in the Latino community, dealing with stigma, poverty, language barriers, immigration status fears, and other factors that hinder access to healthcare, deter HIV testing and increase the infection rate. The website offers useful publications and resources.
Produced by the New Mexico AIDS Information and Training Center of the University of New Mexico, AIDS InfoNet offers authoritative fact sheets on numerous aspects of HIV/AIDS in English, Spanish, and several other languages.
Published by Advocates for Youth, this fact sheet on increasing HIV and STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) rates among young people of color recommends reproductive justice, gender-specific and other interventions, and using peer influence within social networks.