The Georgia HIV Justice Coalition is a broad-based coalition of both individuals and organizations working across movements to bring an end to the criminalization of people living with HIV.

Drawing on the support of both state and local community partners and national HIV advocacy organizations, advocates from the public health, medical, legal, and policy community came together in 2013 to initiate a campaign to decriminalize HIV in Georgia. Beginning as a Working Group, this group of advocates expanded to the broader-based Georgia Coalition to End HIV Criminalization in 2016. The Coalition is affiliated with theĀ Positive Justice Program, a national network of organizations and individuals working to end HIV criminalization in various states. In 2018, the Coalition rebranded to the Georgia HIV Justice Coalition.

Panel 1


HIV Criminalization and the HIV MovementĀ The Policing of a Disability

From Legacy Community Health

Download the presentation from Legacy Community Health here.

HIV Criminalization in Georgia

From the Williams Institute of the UCLA School of Law

Download the report from the Williams Institute here.

View a presentation about the data from the report’s author here.