Pride Action Tank | Accomplishments
On Oct. 19, 2015, Pride Action Tank was born.It’s first year was marked with great successes for Chicago’s LGBTQ+ communities! We launched several projects, including the Out in the Open SleepOUT our first major initiative, which helped to raise awareness about youth homelessness and raise money for youth-serving organizations. Other projects include, the Tiny Homes Summit, the Disarm Gun Violence town hall and Pride Action TV.In 2017, we continued our work with an Out in the Open Sleep In to benefit youth experiencing homelessness, OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities, Summit on College Students and Homelessness and the Chicago Restroom Access Project.Check out the infographics below to learn more about what these projects accomplished in 2017!
A Project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago
Pride Action Tank is a project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC), which mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV and related chronic diseases. The intersectional issues that Pride Action Tank addresses, including structural and societal barriers to care and supportive services, are at the heart of reducing HIV vulnerability and improving the lives of people with HIV.