How We Help
The Tennessee AIDS Advocacy Network works to create a Tennessee that is free from stigma and discrimination and provide mutual support for people living with HIV/AIDS and affected communities through outreach and public education, policy advocacy, and community-building.
The Tennessee AIDS Advocacy Network amplifies the voices of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their allies in Tennessee through advocacy. TAAN strives to provide strategic leadership in HIV advocacy that is powerful, effective, committed and inclusive, done with integrity using factual information in order to galvanize the advocacy efforts of PLWH’s, and to influence those who make policy decisions. “
The mission of Nashville CARES is to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Middle Tennessee. With your help, Nashville CARES offers services annually to more than 50,000 Middle Tennesseans at-risk of or living with HIV/AIDS including: HIV prevention education to more than 29,000 youth and adults.
As a member of the TN AIDS Action Network Volunteer Team, you will have opportunities to conduct outreach at events and festivals, make phone calls to let our Action Team know about advocacy opportunities, and enter the data that we need to keep our members connected and engaged. You will also be part of a community of more than 500 dedicated Tennesseans who give their time and energy to fight for the rights of people living with HIV and those at risk in our state.
TAAN works to educate people living with HIV/AIDS, their care providers, and their allies about state and federal HIV policy issues affecting access to care and broader health and wellness issues for people living with and at risk for HIV/AIDS.