I AM, WE ARE is the latest prevention campaign sponsored by WeHo Life*. This campaign features individuals representing agencies that offer opportunities for positive experiences on a personal and community level. I AM, WE ARE targets the LGBT community and directs them to the WeHo Life website in order to access resources for HIV prevention, substance use/abuse programming and other health and mental health related services.
The participating organization(s) featured in the following images are as noted:
“WE ARE OFFERING SUPPORT FOR OUR COMMUNITY”
AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES/POSITIVE SELF MANAGEMENT is a program of AIDS Project Los Angeles that provides case management services through their home health department. The program targets West Hollywood community members living with HIV.
FRIENDS COMMUNITY CENTER is the Los Angeles community site for Friends Research Institute, Inc. Friends Community Center provides services for and conducts research with substance-using gay and bisexual men, other men who have sex with men, and high-risk transgender women.
LIFEWORKS is a youth development and mentoring program at the LA Gay & Lesbian Center. They offer one on one, peer, and group mentoring opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth ages 12-24. Their goal is to help LGBTQ youth to realize their goals and dreams with a safe space, positive and affirming role models, and workshops & activities that are fun and educational.
“I AM HIV+ AND LIVING A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE”
BEING ALIVE is a nonprofit peer-driven organization created and operated by and for people living with HIV/AIDS that engenders a sense of independence and self-determination in its members and builds a healthier and more powerful community of HIV-positive people. Being Alive accomplishes its mission through a comprehensive array of emotional support, treatment education, prevention, advocacy, wellness and social services.
“WE ARE FRIENDS AND ALLIES”
AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES/MPOWRMENT PROGRAM is a safe space for young gay men of color ages 18-24. They meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm at the AIDS Project Los Angeles Health and Wellness Center.
“WE ARE CAUSING CHANGE THROUGH SOCIAL ACTION”
COURAGE CAMPAIGN is an online organizing network that empowers more than 750,000 grassroots and netroots activists to push for progressive change and full equality in California and across the country. As a leading multi-issue advocacy organization, Courage Campaign's work is supported by thousands of small donations from our diverse community.
* WeHoLife is a partnership of the City of West Hollywood, local businesses, community organizations and residents dedicated to providing information and opportunities for individuals to learn, support and encourage healthy living with an emphasis on HIV and substance abuse prevention.
WeHoLife, funded by the City of West Hollywood, sponsors a condom distribution program and collaborates with the following agencies to provide HIV/STD testing and counseling, HIV/AIDS prevention and care services, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and community events.
Aid For AIDS provides financial support to persons living with HIV/AIDS to pay for rent, utilities, pharmaceuticals, food and transportation services.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) was established in 1987 and is the largest community-based HIV/AIDS medical provider in the nation and operates many programs, including Out of the Closet thrift stores.
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) is the largest AIDS service organization in California, providing services to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County.
AIDS Research Alliance has a singular mission: to find better ways to fight HIV/AIDS. And to achieve its mission, it has a singular focus: clinical research. For more than 20 years, it has conducted cutting-edge clinical research to address the entire scope of the disease.
Being Alive - People with HIV/AIDS Action Coalition is a nonprofit peer-driven organization created and operated by and for people living with HIV/AIDS that engenders a sense of independence and self-determination in its members and builds a healthier and more powerful community of HIV-positive people. Being Alive accomplishes its mission through a comprehensive array of emotional support, treatment education, prevention, advocacy, wellness and social services.
Friends Community Center is the Los Angeles community site for Friends Research Institute, Inc. Friends Community Center provides services for and conducts research with substance-using gay and bisexual men, other men who have sex with men, and high-risk transgender women.
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center (LAGLC) is the largest gay and lesbian organization in the world and offers the widest array of services to gay men and lesbians anywhere.
McIntyre House is a residential, substance abuse recovery program for men seeking recovery, especially those with financial limitations. Residents live in a safe and supportive home while embarking on a personal recovery program designed to help him become drug-free, responsible and a contributing member of society.
The Saban Free Clinic believes health care and human services are a right, not a privilege, and has been providing high quality medical, dental, legal, and social services to the greater Los Angeles area since 1967.
The Tweakers Project is an outreach organization that provides information and resources for those struggling with the disease of addiction -- primarily meth. The Tweakers Project distributes approximately 20,000 - 30,000 condoms and safer-sex kits yearly to anyone in need.
Van Ness Recovery House is the nation's oldest recovery house for the gay, lesbian, bisexual & transgender community. Van Ness provides 90-day residential treatment, HIV testing and a prevention education program.
West Hollywood Recovery Center provides a meeting and gathering place for 12-step groups and their members.