AIDS Connect

AIDS Connect is a “community site” designed to connect people to HIV/AIDS resources across the city of Chicago.

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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago is a local and national leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. They collaborate with community organizations to develop and improve HIV/AIDS services; fund and coordinate prevention, care, and advocacy projects; and champion effective, compassionate HIV/AIDS policy.

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Athena (Advancing Gender Equity and Human Rights in the Global Response to HIV/AIDS

The ATHENA Network was created to advance gender equity and human rights in the global response to HIV and AIDS.

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Black AIDS Institute

The Black AIDS Institute is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute's mission is to stop the AIDS pandemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront HIV. is a web resource for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Chicago Red Dress Party

The Red Dress Party is a national event dedicated to creating awareness and visibility for the HIV/AIDS movement and raising funds for organizations that provide vital community services.

Greater than AIDS

The Greater Than AIDS movement responds to the AIDS crisis in the United States, in particular the severe and disproportionate epidemic among Black Americans. Through a national media campaign and community outreach, Greater Than AIDS aims to elevate the public’s knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS and confront the stigma surrounding the disease.

Howard Brown Health Center

Howard Brown Health Center is one of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) healthcare organizations. With an annual budget of over $18 million, the agency serves more than 36,000 adults and youth each year. Its diverse health and social service delivery system focuses around the following programmatic divisions: primary medical care, behavioral health, research, HIV/STD prevention, case management, social services, youth services, older adult services, and community initiatives.

Positive Women’s Network

A network of HIV + women and allies organizing and advocating for our rights. The PWN prepares and involves HIV-positive women, including transgender women, in all levels of policy and decision-making to improve the quality of women’s lives

Red Pump Project

The Red Pump Project raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on Women and girls. Red Pump uses the red shoe as a symbol of empowerment to represent women affected directly and indirectly with HIV/AIDS.

Sister Love, Inc.

A reproductive justice organization for women, with a focus on HIV/AIDS. Providing innovative services in support of women's education, empowerment, wellness and rights since 1989.

TPAN (Test Positive Aware Network)

TPAN empowers people living with HIV through peer-led programming, support services, information dissemination, and advocacy. We also provide services to the broader community to increase HIV knowledge and sensitivity, and to reduce the risk of infection.

Women Alive

The premiere national treatment-focused, non-profit organization by and for women living with HIV/AIDS.

The Well Project

The Well Project, Inc. is an initiative conceived, developed, and administered by HIV+ women and those who are affected by this disease. The Well offers resources to educate, nurture, and support the community of HIV+ women, their caregivers, and their health care providers.

Women of Color United

Women of Color United is a network of (Latin American, Native American/American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander American, Middle Eastern American and African American) individuals and organizations that brings together constituencies of over 50,000 women nationwide, including survivors of violence, women living with HIV&AIDS, violence against women (VAW) survivor groups and service agencies, HIV & AIDS service and advocacy organizations, immigrant and Diaspora groups, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, sororities, and other women’s groups.

WORLD (Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Disease)

WORLD publishes a newsletter featuring inspiring stories of women living with HIV as well as medical treatment information. They also offer a variety of services, a few which are specific to women in the Bay Area of California and others that are inclusive of women the state of California.