Community groups push for a greater role in stemming epidemic. Barriers, including lack of funding, still exist.
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Nov 01, 2003
Minority AIDS groups, such as the National Minority AIDS Council and a number of community-based organizations have been working to bring HIV/AIDS issues to the attention of legislators in hopes of influencing future budget decisions. Their recent lobbying efforts are fueled by the fact that HIV and AIDS disproportionately impact African-American and Latino communities, resulting in some dying from AIDS before they even start antiretroviral treatment.
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