Community Resources: peopleofcolor

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.

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The mission of GAPSN is to provide supportive environment for gay and bisexual Asian Pacific Islander men to meet, network, voice concerns, foster self-empowerment, and to advocate on issues of significance to the gay Asian Pacific Islander community.

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Trikone is a  non-profit organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of South Asian descent. Founded in 1986 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Trikone is the first group of its kind in the world. South Asians affiliated with Trikone trace their ethnicities to one of the following places: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet.

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Indigenous Peoples Task Force (IPTF) is a Native American provider of HIV education and direct services to the Native community in Minnesota. For over 20 years, IPTF has developed and implemented culturally appropriate programs to prevent further transmission of HIV, increase access to traditional and western medical services, and improve the quality of life for clients, families, and communities.

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NMAC represents a coalition of faith based and community based organizations as well as AIDS Service organizations advocating and delivering HIV/AIDS services in communities of color nationwide. Our mission is to develop leadership in communities of color to END the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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Lavender Lotus is a supportive network organization based in the St. Louis area for Asian & Pacific Islander American individuals who identify as LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, etc.). We organize activities that range from potlucks, movie nights, bike rides, casual afternoons at a coffeehouse, etc., as well as partake in events at the annual Pridefest.

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The ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including women, people of color, lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people, mental-health patients, prisoner, people with disabilities, immigrants and the poor.

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