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The Black AIDS Institute

Los Angeles, CA, USA

The Black AIDS Institute is the first Black HIV/AIDS policy center dedicated to reducing HIV/AIDS health disparities by mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront the epidemic in their communities. Our motto describes a commitment to self-preservation: "Our People, Our Problem, Our Solution."

It is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization based in Los Angeles, California.

Oversight and Guidance

Oversight of the Black AIDS Institute is provided by its board of directors, a diverse group of medical, community, political, and media experts committed to the organization and its mission.

Guidance for BAI's training and education programs is provided by a scientific advisory board comprised of most of the country's leading scientists and public health experts.


BAI has a small but growing staff. If you are interested in joining our organization, please visit our jobs page or give us a call.


The Black AIDS Institute is extremely grateful to the many government agencies, foundations, businesses, organizations, and individuals that provide critical funding. A list of our major supporters can be found on our partners page. If you would like to make a contribution, you can do so online.