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Making positive justice possible.

CHLP is an abolitionist legal and policy organization that envisions and works for a world where HIV and other stigmatized health conditions are no longer criminalized but met with compassion and the resources to thrive.

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CHLP staff attended the U.S. Conference on HIV/AIDS (USCHA) held from September 6 to 9 in Washington, D.C. Organized by NMAC, the event featured institutes and workshops addressing issues in HIV prevention, aging, prioritizing the issues of people with HIV and the next steps in ending the epidemic.
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On this National HIVAIDS and Aging Awareness Day, we are calling on our community, advocates, and policymakers to ensure that the specific needs and vulnerabilities of aging PLHIV are accounted for in their advocacy and included in ongoing national discussions and planning for the needs of America’s aging population.
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CHLP Executive Director spoke with Michael Chancley in an interview for TheBody about what it means to be vulnerable, held accountable, and transfo

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Information on HIV criminalization laws and policies in every state based on research for CHLP's Sourcebook on State and Federal HIV Criminal Law and Practice.

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