Community health services -- California
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Administrative records, articles of incorporation, correspondence, awards and recognitions, bumper stickers, event flyers, programs, photographs and other materials, 1966-1995, from the Committee for the Eradication of Syphilis (CES); as well as personal papers and photographs from CES founder, Vernon C. Mitchell. CES was the first free clinic in Los Angeles for homosexuals with sexually transmitted infections (STI).
Comprised of organizational records including promotional material, reports, financial statements, and correspondence collected by John Gile pertaining to Project Angel Food and its mission as a provider of home-delivered meals to people with life-threatening illnesses (cancer, HIV/AIDS, etc.) within Los Angeles County. Items are from 1994-2007, bulk 2000-2003.
Financial records primarily from the Drug Education Project administered through the Los Angeles Free Clinic in 1973. The project was co-directed by Don Kilhefner and Kenneth Bartley.
Correspondence, bylaws, reports, contractual agreements, newsletters, memoranda, financial documents, evaluation form, articles of incorporation, and mailing lists from the San Francisco-based National Free Clinic Council (NFCC), 1970-1974. Guided by the principle that "health care is a right, not a privilege," the NFCC coordinated the disbursement of Federal grants to a nationwide urban network of free community clinics, such as the Gay Community Services Center.
Correspondence, notes, activity reports, meeting rosters, HBV testing forms, articles, HBV manual, and pamphlets documenting activities of the Sacramento Hepatitis B Project, 1982-1984. The Sacramento Hepatitis B Project was initiated in 1982 to "stop and prevent the spread of Hepatitis B" by screening those at high risk for the disease (such as gay men), and immunizing those without anti-bodies to fight it.
Member list, newsletters, meeting minutes, membership applications, flyer, correspondence, ethics proposals, articles of incorporation, and clippings documenting activity of the Sacramento Lesbian and Gay Mental Health Professionals (SLGMHP), 1977-1982. The SLGMHP was "an organization for all gay health professonals in the Sacramento area to provide mutual support and to develop an informal referral system for gay clients."