AIDSWatch 2015 participants in Washington, DC, to meet with their lawmakers. Photo: AIDS United/Khalid Naji-Allah

AIDSWatch 2015 participants in Washington, DC, to meet with their lawmakers. Photo: AIDS United/Khalid Naji-Allah

POZ
By POZ Editors
February 1, 2016

As the presidential race kicks into high gear with this week’s Iowa caucuses, don’t forget that the voices of people living with HIV must be heard in our political system. One way you can speak to your lawmakers is through AIDSWatch.

Registration is now open for AIDSWatch 2016, an annual HIV/AIDS advocacy event that brings hundreds of HIV-positive people (and their allies) to the nation’s capital, where they meet with members of Congress and educate them on the issues regarding the epidemic today.

Presented by the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in partnership with AIDS United, the Treatment Access Expansion Project and the US People Living with HIV Caucus, this year’s AIDSWatch will take place February 29 to March 1. Registration is now open on the AIDSWatch site, along with travel information and scholarship applications.

More specifics about this year’s agenda will be posted soon, but to get an idea of what the event is like, you can download last year’s briefing presentation, photos and fact sheets.

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