Political Advocacy Groups

A Directory of United States Lobbyists


60th Percentile AIDS Action Council
E-Mail: aidsaction@aidsaction.org
1906 Sunderland Pl. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-530-8030
Fax: 202-530-8031
"AIDS Action, founded in 1984, is the national AIDS organization dedicated to the development, analysis, cultivation, and encouragement of sound policies and programs in response to the HIV epidemic."
(http://www.aidsaction.org/ --> About AIDS Action)
  AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families
E-Mail: info@aids-alliance.org
1600 K St. NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-785-3564
Fax: 202-785-3579
"Through education, training and advocacy, AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families addresses the needs of children, youth and families living with, affected by, or at risk of HIV and AIDS."
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition
E-Mail: avac@avac.org
101 W 23rd St., #2227
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-367-1279
"Founded in 1995, the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition's (AVAC) mission is to speed the ethical development and global delivery of preventive HIV vaccines. AVAC is a watchdog, educator and advocate. We address ethical issues, critique the work of industry and government, provide education and mobilization services, and speak on behalf of affected communities with a credible, impartial, and objective voice. AVAC is a coalition of volunteer advocates and paid staff." (http://www.avac.org/about.htm)
60th Percentile American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR)
E-Mail: webmaster@amfar.org
120 Wall St., 13th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3902
Phone: 212-806-1600, 800-39-amFAR
Fax: 212-806-1601
AmFAR is "dedicated to the support of AIDS research (both basic-biomedical and clinical research), AIDS prevention, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy."
60th Percentile Gay Men's Health Crisis
The Tisch Building
119 W 24 St.
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-367-1000
"Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is a not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS. Our mission is to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority. In fulfilling this mission, we will remain true to our heritage by fighting homophobia and affirming the individual dignity of all gay men and lesbians." (http://www.gmhc.org/about.html)
Global Campaign for Microbicides
E-Mail: info@global-campaign.org
c/o PATH
1800 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-822-0033
Fax: 202-457-1466
"The Global Campaign for Microbicides is a broad-based, international effort to build support among policymakers, opinion leaders, and the general public for increased investment into microbicides and other user-controlled prevention methods. Through advocacy, policy analysis, and social science research, the Campaign works to accelerate product development, facilitate widespread access and use, and protect the needs and interests of users, especially women." (http://www.global-campaign.org/about.htm)