AIDSLaw of Louisiana

Rating: 4.75 stars   4 reviews

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Location: 3801 Canal Street Suite 331 New Orleans LA 70119 USA

Mission: The mission of AIDSLaw is to provide excellent, specialized legal services for people living with HIV/AIDS in Louisiana, to improve their quality of life and access to health care, related to their HIV/AIDS status.
Geographic areas served: Louisiana
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

AIDSLaw of Louisiana, Inc. (Non-Profit) is the only specialized HIV/AIDS non-profit law firm in the state of Louisiana. I have watched AIDSLaw fight stigma and discrimination in the HIV/AIDS community, get clients on social security disability which gets them off free care, they have launched a new and exciting immigration phase to their strategic plan whereby they are assiting immigrants with residency/VISA issues. AIDSLaw is invloved with making policy changes to schoold boards and hospitals where their policies do not conform with current HIV/AIDS law. AIDSLaw advocates on behalf of the HIV/AIDS community and it has being doing so for 20 years. It is a great organization that fights for change and promotes access to care.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

AIDSLaw just won 9 out 10 social security cases over a period of 6 months. The immigration phases were launched a few months ago and AIDSLaw is already on phase three of four phases. AIDSLaw has assisted 1000's of clients with accessing care over 20 yrs.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The level of combined experience of staff memebers and the compassion with which they extend its services to its clients.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Law Clerks, Pro Bono Paralegals, community volunteers, Lawyers, operations manager, paralegal, director etc...

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

It could broaden its advocacy and litigation departments. Extend its expertise to legislatures an communities to erradicate HIV/AIDS discrimination.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-6-01

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