September 13, 2015

2015 USCA Newsmaker: Congresswoman Barbara Lee

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.

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