Today we’re celebrating 40 for 40 Champion of Hope Mary Jenks! Mary has been supporting AID Atlanta since the very beginning. In fact, she was a member of the original group of friends who met in Graham Bruton’s living room and decided to do something about the looming AIDS epidemic in Atlanta
The purpose of the AIDAtlanta Community Advisory Board is to create an environment that allows clients, staff, and community members to provide essential feedback about AID Atlanta services and to offer a platform for people to give recommendations or share ideas for improvements.
March is Social Work Month! This year, National Association of Social Workers chose the theme “The Time is Right For Social Work”. There are over 720,000 social workers across the US and that number is projected to grow by 12% by the end of the decade.
Today, we honor poet and advocate Mary Bowman (1989-2019), as we continue our recognition and celebration of the incredible women who have been at the forefront of the fight against HIV for Women’s History Month. In May of 2019, the HIV/AIDS world lost its most promising poet, advocate, author, singer & young person living with AIDS, Mary Bowman.
This Saturday, March 19, Biltmore’s Imperial Ballroom will host a gathering of some of the most ferocious fundraising competitors in Atlanta’s LGBTQ community. Atlanta Cotillion began in 2002 as a fun and unique way to raise unrestricted funds for AID Atlanta by the LGBT community. For 11 fundraising ‘seasons’, each successive campaign grew and fundamentally changed the participants, guests, and AID Atlanta’s capacity to do more for our community.
Improving the quality of life for women with HIV, families impacted by HIV/AIDS, and women at risk for HIV infection.
Today was our outstanding Newnan team’s turn to hang out with Executive Director Nicole Roebuck while enjoying some Panera box lunches! Our Newnan Health Care Center team serves the 12-county LaGrange Health District (District 4). They do an amazing job of making sure all of our members feel cared
Our first #40for40#ChampionOfHope is our founder and first President, Graham Bruton (1955-1993). In early 1982, Graham learned about what his friend and AIDS activist, Paul Popham, was facing as the NYC community began to respond to the first wave of the AIDS epidemic, and immediately offered to move to NYC to help. With immense foresight, Paul advised Graham to stay in Atlanta and get prepared to address
We’re not done celebrating, honoring, and thanking our outstanding staff!! Throughout the rest of the month, our #fearlessleader and Executive Director, Nicole Roebuck, is hosting special lunches for each of the departments at #AIDAtlanta –
We’re incredibly thankful for the relentless advocates at @gaequality for leading the charge in protecting our LGBTQ community from harmful anti-LGBTQ legislation!