Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) Oregon (a Oregon based 501(c)3 non-profit) is a peer support community of HIV Long-Term Survivors affected by HIV/AIDS, With chapters in Portland and Eugene/Springfield.
Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) Oregon; a national grassroots movement of HIV/AIDS long-term survivors, both positive and negative, men and women, honoring the unique and profound experience of living through the AIDS epidemic.
We are dedicated to reclaiming our lives, ending isolation, and building a meaningful future.
We are visible through member organized activities, events, advocacy and activism. We work to grow the movement through our membership and supportive partnerships.
We host informal and structured social events, to have fun, create friendships and make connections
HEALTH & WELLNESS
We encourage positive social, physical and mental health by facing the reality of AIDS survivor syndrome
VISIBILITY AND VOICE
We create visibility and voice for HIV/AIDS long-term survivors at our own activities and at those organized by others
ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM
We undertake advocacy and activism with service-providing agencies, the news media and other institutions
We create purpose and meaning through volunteer activities
Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) – Oregon is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, with over 200 members in the Pacific Northwest.
We want to empower our community by giving back, offering support and to create a virtual village of family and friends – Steven Headington