September 13, 2015
Written by Britni Danielle
This post originally appeared on The Black AIDS Institute
California Congresswoman Barbara Lee hopes to see the eradication of HIV/AIDS in her lifetime. But instead of just hoping it will happen, Lee has worked tirelessly to make it a reality. In fact, Lee has either authored or co-authored every major piece of legislation concerning HIV/AIDS and she isn’t stopping there.
Representative Lee is looking to pass a slew of new bills that will protect those living with HIV/AIDS, expand sex education and restore funding to programs hampered by sequestration.