“Partnering and Communicating Together to Act Against AIDS (PACT) is a funded partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and some of the nation’s leading organizations representing the populations hardest hit by HIV and AIDS. Through their collaborative approach, PACT Members will assist in achieving the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States (NHAS) by reducing new HIV infections, improving health outcomes for individuals living with HIV, and reducing HIV related disparities. PACT Members will utilize their distinct viewpoints in creating a wide range of communication, mobilization and outreach.” –Centers for Disease Control
National organization that supports community-driven responses to the HIV epidemic around the country that reach the nation’s most disproportionately affected populations.
Interim President and CEO: Jesse Milan, Jr
PACT Project Coordinator: Julio J. Fonseca
The ASPIRA Association
The only national Hispanic organization dedicated exclusively to developing the educational and leadership capacity of Hispanic youth.
Web Site: www.aspira.org
President and CEO: Ronald Blackburn-Moreno
PACT Project Coordinator: Hilda Crespo
Black Men's Xchange
The largest and oldest national community-based movement serving diverse Black males, including those who are same gender loving (SGL) and bisexual.
Web Site: www.bmxnational.org
Executive Director: Cleo Manago
PACT Project Coordinator: Cleo Manago
I Choose Life
A leading civil rights organization devoted to the fight for civil rights, social justice and justice for all people regardless of gender, race, religion or national origin.
Web Site: www.ichoose-life.com
President and CEO: Tony Wafford
PACT Project Coordinator: Dina McKinnie
League of United Latin American Citizens
The largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States, advancing the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans.
Web Site: www.lulac.org
Executive Director: Brent Wilkes
PACT Project Coordinator: Declan Kingland
National African American Tobacco Prevention Network
Non-profit organization founded to address tobacco-related health disparities for African Americans.
Web Site: www.naatpn.org
Executive Director: Delmonte Jefferson
PACT Project Coordinator: LaTroya Hester
National Black Justice Coalition
Civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
Web Site: www.nbjc.org
Executive Director: Sharon Lettman-Hicks
PACT Project Coordinator: Venton Jones
National Hispanic Medical Association
Non-profit association representing the interests of 50,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States.
Web Site: www.nhmamd.org
President and CEO: Elena Rios
PACT Project Coordinator: Andrew Robles Sol
National Medical Association
The largest and oldest national organization representing African-American physicians and their patients in the United States.
Web Site: www.nmanet.org
Executive Director: Martin Hamlette
PACT Project Coordinator: Tamara Henry
National Organization of Black County Officials
A coalition of black elected and appointed officials within county government for all 50 states.
Web Site: www.nobco.org
Executive Director: Helen L. Holton
PACT Project Coordinator: Charles Jackson
National Urban League
Historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.
Web Site: www.nul.org
President: Marc Morial
PACT Project Coordinator: Aaron Thomas
Organization that aims to inspire people of all languages and cultures to better their lives through media.
Web Site: www.pinyonfoundation.org
President: Jeff Kline
PACT Project Coordinator: Jeff Kline
Southern Christian Leadership Foundation
One of the oldest and most influential civil rights organizations in the United States committed to building a diverse society where the differences of individuals are respected and embraced.
Web Site: www.sclfoundation.org
President: Bernice Frazier
PACT Project Coordinator: Darryl Rock
University of Southern California - Hollywood, Health & Society
Hollywood, Health & Society is a program at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Norman Lear Center that provides entertainment industry professionals with accurate and timely information for health storylines.
Web Site: www.usc.edu
Director: Kate Folb
PACT Project Coordinator: Armine Kourouyan