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NASW Member Named to Presidential AIDS Council

National Association of Social Workers member Douglas Brooks has been named to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.

Brooks, who is vice president of the Justice Resource Institute in Boston, is a well known activist who has been HIV positive for 20 years. As a member of the council Brooks will give President Obama advice and recomendations to reduce the HIV infection rate and increase access to care.

Click here to read the full Boston Globe article on Brooks.

To learn more about how social workers help people living with HIV/AIDS click here to visit NASW’s “Help Starts Here” HIV/AIDS Web page.

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