NO/AIDS Task Force

AIDSLaw, a program of NO/AIDS Task Force  provides free legal services to low-income people living with HIV. They do this by representing people living with HIV in Louisiana in legal proceedings who have experienced discrimination due to their HIV status; providing legal education through the “Know Your Rights” trainings in prisons; monitoring the impact litigation issues that emerge with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act; providing research on legal issues related to HIV discrimination; and creating publications that help people impacted by HIV.

Key Activities

  • Directly represent people living with HIV as they pursue discrimination cases or attempt to secure social security disability.
  • Provide employment discrimination trainings to people living with HIV and area employers.
  • Provide legal advice and educational materials to incarcerated people
  • Support community efforts to decriminalize HIV, address HIV stigma, and advocate for comprehensive sexual health education