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Nic Carlisle: Serving the State

The University of Alabama School of Law January 9, 2017 Nic Carlisle (’06) is using his appointment to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS to tell the story about how the disease is affecting Alabama and the South. Carlisle was honored to receive the three-year appointment in 2016 and wants to make sure Alabama and other southern states are…


Job opportunity: SAC Community Organizer II

Job Title: Community Organizer II Supervisor: Executive Director Designation: Salaried, Non-Exempt Pay Range: Negotiable (commensurate with experience)   Position Overview: SAC Community Organizers are building a broader grassroots movement across the South that is stronger, more inclusive of PLHIV, more representative of the diversity of the region and, ultimately, more effective at demanding the systemic…


Joining HANDS 2016

In early November, SAC held their inaugural Joining HANDS (HIV/AIDS Networks of the Deep South) conference in Birmingham. Twenty advocates from eight states met together for two days to learn from each other and to discuss their policy priorities for the upcoming year. In addition to workshops on advocacy strategies, the group shared several meals together and visited the…


Highlights from USCA 2016

In September, SAC joined advocates from across the country at the United States Conference on AIDS in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In partnership with the Southern AIDS Strategy Initiative (SASI), SAC led six Southern Pathway Workshops, participated in a wide variety of sessions, and enjoyed meeting old and new supporters in the exhibition hall.    

Southern Pathway Workshops at USCA 2016

Please join the Southern AIDS Coalition, in partnership with the Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative, as we facilitate six Southern Pathway Workshops at this year’s United States Conference on AIDS. You can find more information about each workshop below and through USCA’s website and app.   Workshop #1: Southern Storytelling: Using Personal Testimony as an Effective Advocacy Tool…


Advocacy Opportunity!

The Southern AIDS Coalition has joined with a broad coalition of housing and safety net organizations to urge Senate action before the conventions. An ad in Thursday’s Politico urges Senators to support S. 3083 and its companion, H.R. 3700, which unanimously passed the House in February. You can join us by contacting your Senators today urging them…