Fall 2011 Newsletter


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Fall 2011


With lots of changes coming to NAAP, the BEST way to stay up to date is by checking our website and facebook regularly! We look forward to seeing your PRIDE!

Castro Street Fair

1953064669-1NAAP has been selected as a beneficiary for this years Castro Street Fair! We are looking for volunteers to help man the gate. Gate volunteers greet fairgoers as they enter the fair and encourage them to donate to the fair in exchange for getting a discounted price on their beverages. NAAP receives a portion of the proceeds from the fair equivalent to the amount of volunteers we provide. So come out and enjoy a fun day at the Castro Street fair and help support NAAP at the same time! If you are interested in being a gate volunteer please email Andrew at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 415-431-6227.

An Update on our Funding

Through countless talks with the San Francisco realbadlogoDepartment of Public Health (SF DPH), NAAP is pleased to announce that we have been funded through the SF DPH to continue providing HIV prevention services to those most at risk in our community. In addition, NAAP was selected as a beneficiary by Grass Roots Gay Rights West (GRGR/West) and the Castro Street Fair.



awsf-2011-logoNAAP would like to thank everyone who came out to participate and support the 2011 SF AIDS Walk! With your support we raised close to $1,000 for the SF AIDS Foundation and for NAAP! We look forward to seeing you all again soon!


Native Identity Study at NAAP

NAAP is working with San Francisco State University to recruit participants for a study on Native Identity. To be considered for the study you must be of mixed Native descent and identify as Gay or Two-Spirit or as a Trans Female. Contact Andrew Jolivette at 415.338.2701 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information and to get involved. Participants will receive $45 for their time. The next study date is scheduled for Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 from 6pm-8pm!

30 AIDS Campaign

30_aids_logo 6San Francisco's leading HIV/AIDS service organizations have joined together and created 30AIDS - a campaign to raise awareness and money while paying tribute to those who passed away and the individuals who have helped along the way. Now is the time to act! Talk about HIV with your friends, volunteer at an AIDS Service Organization, or make a video about your experiences with HIV/AIDS. Not sure how you can help? Join NAAP and volunteer for the Castro Street Fair, make a $30 tax deductible donation to 30AIDS, or make a 3 minute video to post on 30AIDS.org! Remember, silence only perpetuates stigma and stereotypes. Speak out, get involved and be PROUD!