The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) helps provide medications to low-income people living with HIV. And the ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+) is a grassroots group that helps promote ADAP.
On Saturday, September 24, aaa+ will host its annual ADAP Leadership Awards Dinner in Washington, DC, in conjunction with its annual conference. According to an aaa+ press release, the 2015–2016 honorees are:
ADAP Champion of the Year (individual):
Carl Schmid, The AIDS Institute
ADAP Emerging Leader of the Year (individual):
Alex Smith, AIDS Alabama
ADAP Corporate Partner of the Year:
Prudential Financial Inc.
ADAP Community Organization of the Year:
North Carolina AIDS Action Network (NCAAN)
ADAP Lawmaker of the Year:
The Honorable Carl Sciortino, Massachusetts House of Representatives (2005 to 2014)
ADAP Social Media Campaign of the Year:
Marcus Hopkins, HEAL Blog, by the Community Access National Network (CANN)
ADAP Grassroots Campaign of the Year:
Legalized Needle Exchange, by the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC)
ADAP Media Story of the Year:
JD Davids, TheBody.com, “Sex 58,000 Times With Undetectable Partners = Zero HIV Transmission,” 07/14/16
To learn more about aaa+, click here.