National Association of People with AIDS
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For twenty-five years, NAPWA has provided programs focused on leadership development and peer-led projects for people living with HIV. In the past, these have included Treatment Education Forums, the Staying Alive Conference, Ryan White Youth Conference, and Community Mobilizing Institutes. With changes in direction, funding, and constituency need, NAPWA has focused its programs on Capacity Building Activities, National HIV Testing Day, Regional Meetings, a Positive Youth Institute, and a DC-based Consumer Advocacy Project.