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Being Alive

3626 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
1989 2004

Mission: To end HIV infections by eliminating stigma, engaging people in wellness, removing barriers to care, and restoring dignity.

Established in 1986 by three friends, John Mohr, Ron Rose, and Rick Ewing, Being Alive was created as a response to a need for services free of red tape and bureaucratic entanglement. They saw the need for an organization made up of other people living with HIV and AIDS who would advocate for the HIV/AIDS community from the point of view of those who are infected. Today, Being Alive serves as a beacon of emotional support, treatment education, and empowerment to thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS.

Currently open at a location in West Hollywood.