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July 02, 2009

SFAF.org Podcast #58 - A Federal HIV/AIDS Update with Ernest Hopkins

In this episode Ernest Hopkins, the Foundation's Director of Federal Affairs, talks about the Obama administration's progress on the National AIDS Strategy, the recent White House reception with LGBT leaders on the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the progress being made toward lifting the US ban on HIV-positive foreign travelers.

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Ernest Hopkins is responsible for implementing the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's federal policy advocacy agenda. He is a well-known HIV/AIDS advocate and was instrumental in the passage of the current Ryan White CARE Act. Mr. Hopkins has led the advocacy efforts of the CAEAR Coalition and the National AIDS Housing Coalition and is a founder of the National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition.

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