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AIDS 2012: A Protest in Photos

    Harlan Smith, of Atlanta, Ga., and Tony Zheng, of China, make signs before the mobilization begins.
    Harlan Smith, of Atlanta, Ga., and Tony Zheng, of China, make signs before the mobilization begins.
    Activists ascend the stairs at the Walter Washington Convention Center to begin the march.
    Activists ascend the stairs at the Walter Washington Convention Center to begin the march.
    Jack Condon, a senior citizen who decries Wells Fargo's reported practices of investing in private prisons, joins his cause with the others. 'We're all trying to work together,' Condon said. 'We need each other.'
    Jack Condon, a senior citizen who decries Wells Fargo's reported practices of investing in private prisons, joins his cause with the others. "We're all trying to work together," Condon said. "We need each other."
    A protestor holds aloft a symbolic pill bottle stuffed with dollar bills that would be tied to the White House gate.
    A protestor holds aloft a symbolic pill bottle stuffed with dollar bills that would be tied to the White House gate.
    A protestor mingles with tourists on the sidewalk in front of the White House.
    A protestor mingles with tourists on the sidewalk in front of the White House.
    Julie Davids, center, director of national mobilization and advocacy for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, shares a laugh with her fellow activists while waiting to be arrested.
    Julie Davids, center, director of national mobilization and advocacy for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, shares a laugh with her fellow activists while waiting to be arrested.
    An activist is arrested for civil disobedience.
    An activist is arrested for civil disobedience.
    AIDS Foundation of Chicago

    AIDS Foundation of Chicago

    The mission of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago is to lead the fight against HIV/AIDS and improve the lives of people affected by the epidemic.