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.

Founded in 1985 by community activists and physicians, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago is a local and national leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. We collaborate with community organizations to develop and improve HIV/AIDS services; fund and coordinate prevention, care, and advocacy projects; and champion effective, compassionate HIV/AIDS policy.

How to Reach AIDS Foundation of Chicago

AIDS Foundation of Chicago
200 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 1.312.922.2322
Fax: 1.312.922.2916
E-mail: afc_general@aidschicago.org
Web: www.aidschicago.org

Latest by AIDS Foundation of Chicago

HIV on TV: Why Representation Matters

"Although many major TV networks and streaming services have a long way to go when it comes to being more inclusive of sharing the stories of characters living with HIV, there is some hope," Raven Feagins writes.

By Raven Feagins for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Seeking Treatment Beyond Medication

Jamie Braxton's history of medical conditions both linked and unlinked to her HIV treatment can make her medical bills expensive and any assistance she can get with paying those off is a relief.

By Raven Feagins for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The National Movement to Decriminalize HIV Right Across State Lines

"Ending HIV criminalization has always been dear to my heart," says HIV advocate and organizer Chris Wade. "It can happen to anybody at any point in time."

By AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Remembering Our Seniors on National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

"Many of our seniors are sexually active and vulnerable to the same circumstances of the lack of information and support as the younger and more visible members of the community," Earl Fowlkes writes.

By Earl Fowlkes for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

A Day in the Life of a Case Manager

An interview with Lakethia Conner, a case manager at Chicago House and Social Service Agency, about about what goes into helping the many clients she sees every year.

By Raven Feagins for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

This 'Magnetic Couple' Runs to End Stigma

"We have been together for more than a year as a magnetic couple, (one positive and one negative). We are honored to share our story with the world while both running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, raising money to end the HIV epidemic and to ...

By Brandon Strawn and Daniel Eggert for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

His Lifelong Journey to Being Poz and Proud

Rae Colyer tells the story of his older brother, from coming out as gay as a teen to receiving an HIV diagnosis, and eventually finding love and a new purpose in HIV activism.

By Rae Colyer for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

'One Little Prick of the Finger Determined My Life'

While Hataria James is in an incredibly stable place in her life right now, 16 years ago she would have never imagined where she is at today.

By Raven Feagins for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Taking Control of Your Health as a Trans/Gender Non-Conforming Individual

Cris Lee, a transmasculine, non-binary individual, provides some tips for taking control of the health care experience.

By Cris Lee for AIDS Foundation of Chicago

More Than a Call

Angela Jordan and her team take over 700 calls a year from people looking to connect to HIV-related services. "While it is my job, there's a meaning behind it for me," says Angela.

By Raven Feagins for AIDS Foundation of Chicago