The Tools You Need to Be a Successful HIV Advocate
The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund oversees the Oklahoma HIV and AIDS Advocacy Coalition. The Coalition is working to educate our elected officials on the struggles that people with HIV/AIDS face and work towards strengthening their rights. We want to ensure positive policy changes and legislation while increasing access to care and improved health outcomes.
The Coalition focuses on five main goals:
Contact Your Elected Officials
Learn how to get in touch with your federal, state and local elected leaders: http://www.oklegislature.gov/FindMyLegislature2.aspx?Address=&Address2=&City=&Zip
National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States
The National HIV/AIDS Strategy is a five-year plan that details principles, priorities, and actions to guide our collective national response to the HIV epidemic. The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund and the Oklahoma HIV and AIDS Advocacy Coalition are using the strategy as it relates to Oklahoma. The Strategy has four main goals:
To read the Community Action Plan Framework for the current National HIV/AIDS Strategy, visit: https://www.aids.gov/federal-resources/national-hiv-aids-strategy/nhas-2020-community-action-plan.pdf