World AIDS Day Reception and Exhibit in U.S. Capitol

Co-chairs of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus Barbara Lee, Jim McDermott, and Trent Franks joined HIV/AIDS community advocates for a special World AIDS Day reception and exhibit on December 1, 2011.
World AIDS Day Reception & Exhibit

HIV/AIDS Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce H.Con.Res 123

HIV/AIDS Caucus Co-Chairs, Rep. Trent Franks, Rep. Barbara Lee, and Rep. Jim McDermott introduce a resolution "Recognizing the potential for the virtual elimination of pediatric HIV and AIDS and keeping HIV positive mothers alive."
H.Con.Res. 123

HIV/AIDS Caucus Holds Meeting on International AIDS Conference

Members of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus met with government officials, community leaders and key stakeholders.
Caucus Meeting at International AIDS Conference

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Mission and Purpose

Founded on September 15, 2011, the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus consists of a bipartisan and bicameral group of Members of Congress who are committed to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, improving the lives of those infected with the disease, and ensuring that everyone is informed and knows their status.

For more on the Caucus' Mission and Purpose, click here.

Meet the Co-chairs

Rep. Barbara LeeFirst elected in 1998 to represent California’s 9th Congressional District, the Democratic lawmaker has established a reputation for principled and independent stands, unafraid to take on the tough issues and speak her mind for her constituents, for a more just America, and for a safer world.

» Read Rep. Barbara Lee's Biography.


Rep. Jim McDermottBorn in Chicago, Jim was the first member of his family to attend college. He graduated from Wheaton College and then attended the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine at the University of Illinois.

» Read Rep. Jim McDermott's Biography.


Rep. Trent FranksCongresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1989-- the first Hispanic woman to serve in Congress--following a special election to fill the seat held by the late Claude Pepper.

» Read Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Biography.


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