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About Us

About Us

The Phoenix Rising HIV/AIDS Re-entry project is designed to foster independence, empowerment, and self-sufficiency, whether you are newly diagnosed or have lived with the HIV disease for years. The project was created in 1997 when HIV/AIDS shifted, for many, from a terminal to a chronic illness and many people living with AIDS (PLWAs) were feeling better and able to prepare to live rather than to die.

It offers you opportunities to assess your situation and to evaluate strategies, resources, and action plans to help guide you through the planning process.

Living with HIV disease can have devastating effects on our self-image and self-esteem, particularly when it strikes early in our adult lives and careers. This is an opportunity to renew self-worth and self-confidence through feeling productive and engaged.