PACT Members

PACT: Partnering and Communicating Together

Partnering and Communicating Together (PACT) is a funded partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and some of the nation’s leading organizations representing the populations hardest-hit by HIV.

Through their collaborative approach, PACT Members will assist in achieving national HIV prevention goals by reducing new HIV infections, improving health outcomes for individuals with HIV, and reducing HIV-related disparities. PACT Members will utilize their distinct viewpoints in creating a wide range of communication, mobilization, and outreach activities.

AIDS United

AIDS United advocates for people with or affected by HIV/AIDS and the organizations that serve them and is dedicated to ending the AIDS epidemic in the United States.

Website: www.aidsunited.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Julio Fonseca

The ASPIRA Association

The only national Hispanic organization dedicated exclusively to developing the educational and leadership capacity of Hispanic youth.

Web Site: aspira.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Hilda Crespo

Black Men’s Xchange National

The largest and oldest national community-based movement serving diverse black males, including those who are same-gender-loving and bisexual.

Web Site: www.bmxnational.orgexternal icon

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.

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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.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Sandra Caraveo

National African American Tobacco Prevention Network

Non-profit organization founded to address tobacco-related health disparities for African Americans.

Web Site: www.naatpn.orgexternal icon

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.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Alexandria Glaize

National Hispanic Medical Association

Non-profit association representing the interests of 50,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the United States.

Web Site: www.nhmamd.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Ben Melano

National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association

Organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues.

Web Site: www.nlgja.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Maya Blackmun

National Medical Association

The largest and oldest national organization representing African American physicians and their patients in the United States.

Web Site: www.nmanet.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Arielle McDonald

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.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Helen Holton

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.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Sabrina Charles and Isiah Hall

Pinyon Foundation

Organization that aims to inspire people of all languages and cultures to better their lives through media.

Web Site: www.pinyonfoundation.orgexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Mariana Nonino

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.orgexternal icon

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.eduexternal icon

PACT Project Coordinator: Armine Kourouyan