qnotes is pleased to partner with the Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina in presenting this special section, “Life, Positively”, in recognition of World AIDS Day.

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1981: Where We Were

‘Voices Project’ aims to tell stories, amplify voices

Carolina HIV/AIDS resources and upcoming events

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About the Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina

The mission of the Alliance of AIDS Services – Carolina is to serve people living with HIV/AIDS, their loved ones, caregivers and communities at large with compassionate, non-judgmental care, prevention, education and advocacy. Our programs and services include: direct emergency financial assistance; referrals to more than 180 other public and private agencies; food pantries; transportation for clients to medical appointments and bus tickets for local and regional travel; arrangements for respite care; housing referrals; support groups; Care Teams from Triangle-area congregations, Pastoral care and spiritual support; a monthly electronic newsletter; operation of two Family Care Homes licensed by North Carolina and housing a total of 11 low-income people living with AIDS; HIV prevention education programs; Congregational Education (or faith-based HIV/STD education); and a 1,000-plus volunteer program. Learn more at aas-c.org.