This article will examine the early formation of the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, and what it has become. It will examine particular philosophical and organizational conflicts, some unique to AIDS organizing, that have influenced the direction the group has taken. It will try to tease out some of the factors that have made the organization successful in delivering services, providing education, and affecting city and state policy. It will also examine some of the unresolved conflicts that threaten the organization.
Kessler, Larry; Silvia, Ann M.; Aronstein, David; and Patton, Cynthia
"Call to Action: A Community Responds,"
New England Journal of Public Policy:
1, Article 34.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol4/iss1/34