Thanks to all the students, teachers, mentors and parents who submitted poems to the AIDS Poetry Project. Thanks also to the many people who made this project possible: Sandra Isham Vreeland, Project Director, Diana Cohn, Project Coordinator, Andrew Bachmann, Alice Fox, Bob Holman, Roland LeGiardi-Laura, Laurie McFadden Wood, Jim Occhino, and Edwin Schlossberg.
The Lila Wallace-Readers' Digest Fund
The J.M. Kaplan Fund
The Cultural Challenge Initiative
(a joint program of the New York State Council on the Arts
and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs)
The purpose of the AIDS Poetry Project is to add another dimension to AIDS awareness and prevention education by providing an opportunity for artistic expression about HIV and AIDS.