Mission Statement

APLA’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV.

Strategic Plan

APLA will:

  • Educate, test, treat, support, prevent, and cure
    • Improve access to care
    • Provide exceptional, cost-effective, and culturally competent care
    • Grow the number of people we serve
    • Partner with other organizations to ensure the delivery of comprehensive services to promote health and wellness in the populations we serve
  • Contribute to the eradication of HIV and the human suffering it causes
    • Develop and implement strategies, interventions, and programs to eliminate HIV transmission and promote the emotional, physical, and sexual health of people living with and at risk for HIV
    • Support and treat those living with HIV disease
    • Bolster efforts to find solutions that lead to the cure for HIV
  • Advocate for evidence-based health policy
    • Be a voice for the health needs of LGBT individuals, other underserved communities, and people living with and affected by HIV
    • Work at the community, state, and national levels to improve health policy outcomes
    • Contribute to global advocacy on behalf of the populations we serve
  • Engage in dynamic strategic planning, evaluate our progress, and make changes when needed
    • Define, monitor, and evaluate our annual and long-term programmatic and financial goals
    • Enhance our foundation for long-term financial security
  • Ensure a corporate identity that supports our mission
    • Cultivate and sustain a volunteer Board of Directors with a health services consumer perspective
    • Promote and foster the expertise, pride, and fulfillment of our workforce and volunteers