Throughout history we have seen that who we elect and what laws are passed (or not passed) impacts who receives healthcare and HOW they receive it. From the inception of birth control, the passing of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion and access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) – all of these things have been fought for and debated through the legislative process. We must vote for change that allows us the right to living long healthy lives!
The General Election will be held on Nov. 6. The AIDS Foundation of Chicago wants you to #Vote2SaveLives. By voting, you can send a clear and direct message to candidates that issues affecting the HIV/AIDS community demand attention and action. Only pressure from people living with HIV and their supporters, will compel elected officials (and those seeking office) to take the steps necessary to end the epidemic. The place to start is in the voting booth!
Check your voter registration status and if your information is correct!
Find out where you can vote early!
Find out where you polling place is for election day!
Learn about the candidates!
Now more than ever we must stay engaged in the voting process and elect leaders that will make sure people living with and affected by HIV have the healthcare options they deserve. For more information contact Coleman Goode, Manager of Community Organizing at 773-396-2627 or CGoode@aidschicago.org