External HIV/AIDS Resources

Below are external resources for additional information about HIV/AIDS, including details about HIV prevention, testing, and treatment from our partners and supporting organizations.

Additional materials for the initiative, including the Pastoral Brief and Manual, fact sheets, talking points, and sample sermons, can be found through the main Resources page. Information about the annual Day of Unity can be found by visiting our dedicated page.

Click on a section below to view resources on the following topics.

HIV Information
HIV Advocacy Organizations
Faith-Based Support

HIV Information

AIDS.gov
AIDS.gov works to increase HIV testing and care among underserved communities by providing HIV information, policies (e.g. the National HIV/AIDS Strategy), programs, and resources.

AIDSVu
AIDSVu is an online mapping site that visualizes HIV prevalence in the United States at the national, state, and local levels. The interactive maps on AIDSVu allow users to explore the HIV epidemic alongside critical resources such as HIV testing center locations and NIH-Funded HIV Prevention & Vaccine Trials Sites. Users can filter HIV prevalence data by race/ethnicity, sex and age, and see how HIV prevalence is related to various social determinants of health, such as educational attainment and poverty. AIDSVu also offers testing and care service locators.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
The CDC’s comprehensive resource for HIV/AIDS information.

White House Office of National AIDS Policy
The Office of National AIDS Policy is part of the White House Domestic Policy Council and is tasked with coordinating the continuing efforts of the government to reduce the number of HIV infections across the United States. The Office emphasizes prevention through wide-ranging education initiatives and helps to coordinate the care and treatment of citizens with HIV/AIDS.

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HIV Advocacy Organizations

Black AIDS Institute
Founded in May of 1999, 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.

Black Women’s Health Imperative
The Black Women’s Health Imperative is the only organization devoted solely to advancing the health and wellness of America’s 19.5 million Black women and girls through advocacy, community health and wellness education and leadership development.

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.

National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc.
The mission of the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS is to educate, organize and empower Black leaders, including clergy, elected officials, medical practitioners, business professionals, social policy experts and the media to meet the challenge of fighting HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in their local communities.

National Minority AIDS Council
The National Minority AIDS Council, a 501(c)3 organization, develops leadership in communities of color to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

AIDSinfo NIH
AIDSinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers access to the latest federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for healthcare providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS and the general public.

The Body
The Body is an HIV/AIDS resource website dedicated to using the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians; demystifying HIV/AIDS and its treatment; improving the quality of life for all people living with HIV/AIDS; and fostering community through human connection.

Kaiser Family Foundation
The Kaiser Family Foundation provides numerous HIV fact sheets for different communities. Fact sheets include: “Black Americans and HIV/AIDS;” “Women and HIV/AIDS in the United States;” “HIV Testing in the United States;” and “Medicaid and HIV/AIDS”. Fact sheets can be printed out as handouts.

National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors
The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors represents the nation’s chief state health agency staff who have programmatic responsibility for administering HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis healthcare, prevention, education, and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments.

National HIV and STD Testing Resources
The National HIV and STD Testing Resources website (aka HIVtest.org and FindSTDtest.org) is a service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This website provides users with locations for HIV and STD testing and STD vaccines around the United States.

POZ
Since 1994, POZ chronicles the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Our readers identify us as their most trusted source of information about the disease. We provide people affected by the virus with news and analysis; blogs and opinion; information on prevention and treatment; community forums and a health services directory; and a personals service.

Public Health
Provides free online resources for professionals and students dedicated to treating and preventing HIV/AIDS. Resources include open access journals, OpenCourseWare, research organizations, professional organizations and public awareness organizations.

National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS
The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS is a call to prayer for the eradication of HIV/AIDS through prayer, education, advocacy and service.

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Faith-Based Support

White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
The White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships forms partnerships between government at all levels and non-profit organizations, both secular and faith-based, to more effectively serve Americans in need.

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Learn About Our Work In the Community

Visit our blog to read about the work The Black Church & HIV initiative is doing across the U.S. to fight the HIV epidemic’s disparate impact on Black America.

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Social Justice

The Pastoral Brief and Activity Manual provide more in-depth information about HIV’s impact on the Black community, resources, and how to join the fight.

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