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ACRIA envisions a world where all people with HIV receive the treatment, care, and support they need to lead healthy, productive lives and where new transmissions of the virus have been eliminated. As pioneers of HIV research, prevention, and health education, we get lifesaving information to the people who need it the most.

in 2017, ACRIA acquired Love Heals: the alison gertz foundation for aids education 


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ACRIA provides technical assistance and capacity building to community-based organizations across the US, serving people living with HIV and those at high risk for the disease. 

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Our Love Heals Youth Education Program provides life-changing HIV prevention, sexual health education, and leadership development that gives young people the tools they need to make healthy decisions. 

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Through our Robert Mapplethorpe Research Program, ACRIA is the global authority on HIV and aging. Our groundbreaking research has redefined the way we understand the disease. 

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Join us! Take action today to do your part in the fight against HIV & AIDS. 

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Buy Art, Fight AIDS

For 25 years, leading contemporary artists have donated work to help us raise funds for our important HIV & AIDS research, treatment, and education programs.

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“IT IS that same spirit that is needed now as much as it was in those early days of aids.  it is time once again to lead.” 

- Judith Light, ACRIA's 2016 Elizabeth Taylor Award Honoree