HIV/AIDS is often perceived as a gay male disease. The association is longstanding. In the early 1980s, when doctors first identified the disease in the United States, HIV was known as “GRID”—gay-related immunodeficiency disease.
Today, the face of HIV/AIDS is changing. In the United States, almost 30 percent of new cases are now in women. UNAIDS reports that HIV is the leading cause of death among African-American women ages 25-34, and worldwide, women...
If you have recently run into ARA’s Community Outreach team during a night out, or visited our webpage during our September Chase Community Giving campaign, you may recognize Caleigh Douglass. Until recently, Caleigh was our Community Education and Outreach Program Manager. As of October 15th, she became our Clinical Research Administrator.
Have an old car you’d like to get rid of and want to contribute to AIDS Research Alliance? In efforts to expand our donor outreach, we have re-launched our vehicle donation website, Cars4aCure
. This program provides ARA supporters an alternative way to give to our cure research while offering a handful of advantages
We are honored to announce that our national spokesperson – Emmy Award winner LeVar Burton – has joined our Board of Directors.
As one of seven members of the Board, Burton will play a key role in shaping AIDS Research Alliance’s program and fundraising.
“AIDS Research Alliance is honored to welcome Emmy Award-winning LeVar Burton to its Board of Directors,” said Carolyn Carlburg, CEO of ARA. “Since LeVar became our national spokesperson just over a year...
In September, AIDS Research Alliance (ARA) held its Summer Soirée for a Cure, a fundraiser supporting its HIV cure research. Guests traveled from far and wide to join the party at the home of Board member Cam Davis in Fremont Place, an elegant and secluded community near Hancock Park.
The event opened with a warm welcome from ARA’s newest Board member, LeVar Burton, who shared the organization’s recent achievements and future goals...
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